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St. Michael, Prince of the Celestial Armies
Young scholars describe this work of art as reflecting the beliefs of Mexicans in the viceregal period. They create their own sculptures in a lightweight material that shows themselves in an active pose.
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Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
See It From MY Point of View
Students explore how artists present their world views and points of view. In this world view lesson, students discuss the apocryphal story of a Jewish widow and view the two Walters Art Museum paintings depicting the story. Students...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
A Study Guide for The Phantom of the Opera
Immerse yourself in the beautiful, twisted world of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. A detailed lesson plan provides important details about the writing, stagecraft, music, and literary elements of the famous musical, as...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Nutcracker Teacher Resource Guide
Clara becomes Marie, The Mouse King becomes a rat, and the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh becomes the setting for a modern interpretation of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet. Intended as a resource guide for a 2012 performance, the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Children, Images by Artists And Social Realities
Students study the portrayal of children in art across the centuries. In this art history activity, students explore how children are portrayed in images over the course of history. This activity is meant to accompany a visit to the...
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits
Students explore Latin American art. For this bi-lingual art history lesson, students view a vast collection of Latin American artwork to better conceptualize the depth and contributions Latin American artist have had throughout history....
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Mexican Muralist Movement
Students study the Mexican Muralist Movement. They view a video and discuss the key names and dates from the Aztec times to the Mexican Revolution. They research art forms in the Mexican Muralist Movement and complete a chart. They write...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts