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"All Blues," 2008, Allie McGhee, American; mix/canvas. Collection of Nettie Seabrooks.

Detroit Collects Scavenger Hunt

Students use this Scavenger Hunt to explore and make personal connections to the Detroit Collects exhibition.
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Dr. Franklin Crowned by Liberty

Core Democratic Values, Past and Present

Through the use of Core Democratic Values (CDV) and the Houdon exhibition materials, students will explore the ways in which ideals promoted by the founding generation connect to the present.
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"Shiva and Parvati with Female Devotee," 19th century, Unknown, Indian. Detroit Institute of Arts.

World Religions: Shaping the Development of Societies

This graphic organizer helps students use their observations of artful objects as clues in uncovering how religion and philosophy have shaped the development of societies.
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Examples of Ofrendas from the 2018 Exhibitions

Colorful Offerings to Beloved Ancestors and Important Causes | Ofrendas Lesson 5

Using the Spanish Language and Culture AP suggested themes students will explore the objects from an ofrenda to understand and analyze how they represent and encapsulate the preferences of beloved individuals and/or public causes.
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Ofrendas from the 2018 Exhibitions

Día de Muertos, Past and Today | Ofrendas Lesson 4

Students will learn about Día de Muertos in Mexico and the United States.
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