Creating an Autobiographical Amulet Necklace
Students create their own personalized amulet necklaces after viewing images of artifacts from different cultures.
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Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits
Students explore Latin American art. In this bi-lingual art history instructional activity, students view a vast collection of Latin American artwork to better conceptualize the depth and contributions Latin American artist have had...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Young scholars complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays,...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
he History and Aesthetics of African Jewelry
Students study the jewelry from various groups from Africa. They identify and discuss the region Equatoria and the Yoruba and people from Benin and review the jewelry from this region. They make and pour a plaster of paris mold and...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Ancient Egyptian Profile
Students explore the meaning of the term "material culture" and its role in piecing together the past. They research ancient Egyptian material culture and the style of ancient Egyptian art. They then reproduce a portrait in the manner of...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
lesson: Facing a Stone Situation
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts