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"Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes," 1523-1525, Artemisia Gentileschi, Italian; oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts.

By Her Hand: Artemisia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500-1800

Art by Italian women artists between 1500-1800 prompts investigation of the intersection of artistic skill, gender, and power in the creation and viewing of these artworks.
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Micaiah Carter, Adeline in Barrettes, 2018

The New Black Vanguard, Grades 9-12

Students will learn how young, Black image-makers seize control of their representation to broaden the spectrum of Black experience in photography — complicating a limiting view of Blackness historically shaped by the white gaze. Students will also explore how to use art as a tool for revolution and change, and to challenge society's representation of beauty.
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Tyler Mitchell, Untitled (Hijab Couture), New York, 2019

The New Black Vanguard, Grades 6-8

Students will explore the idea that there are many forms of beauty found in people around the world. Students will discover that there is no such thing as "normal" and that "normal" is used as a control technique.
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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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