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DIA Conservator Aaron Steele using an imaging device on Bruegel's "The Wedding Dance"

Bruegel’s “The Wedding Dance” Revealed Educator Resource: The Electromagnetic Spectrum

In this lesson, students learn about the EMS and apply their skills using special exhibition Bruegel's “The Wedding Dance” Revealed.  
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DIA Conservator working on Bruegel's "The Wedding Dance"

Scientific Inquiry: Behind the Scenes of Bruegel’s “The Wedding Dance” Revealed

What happens behind closed doors at the DIA? Using the Bruegel's “The Wedding Dance” Revealed exhibit, students explore the work of DIA conservation professionals and how they unraveled the mysteries behind Bruegel’s famous piece using observation, scientific inquiry, and scientific instruments.
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Korean. Pillow with Lions, 12th–13th century. Stoneware with slip and celadon glaze, 4 3/4 × 9 1/2 × 3 inches. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund, and Benson and Edith Ford Fund. 80.39

Lessons From Asian Art: Time (and Place) Will Tell

Through classroom and museum experiences, high school students will be able to compare and contrast the roles of a variety of three-dimensional objects from Japanese, Chinese, and Korean cultures.
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Hamada Shoji (Japanese, 1894–1978). Bowl, ca. 1950. Stoneware with clear and iron glazes, Height: 3 in. Diameter: 8 1/2 in. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Richard H. Webber. 57.118

Lessons From Asian Art: Cultural Diplomacy Through Ceramics

Through a variety of classroom and museum experiences, high school students will be able to explain how ceramic forms can provide examples of both continuity and change between regions and how the trade of ceramic products between cultures can create a positive impact on both economic and diplomatic fronts.
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Scene from "The Tale of Genji": from the chapter "The Maiden", between 1650 and 1700

Lessons from Asian Art: Material World

Through a variety of classroom and museum experiences, middle school students will apply their scientific inquiry skills to investigate different artistic mediums in order to discover how artists have applied various tools and technology in the transformation of raw materials into works of art. 
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