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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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"Mountain and River Landscape," 1711, Wang Yuanqi, Chinese; Ink and watercolor on paper.

Lessons from Asian Art: A Taste for the Three Perfections

Through classroom and museum experiences, middle school students will be able to describe the ways in which East Asian painting and calligraphy in various formats have evolved as records of time and conveyors of cultural values.
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"Election Day 1844," 1913. Edward Lamson Henry, American, 1841-1919. Oil on canvas. Manoogian collection

American Spectacle: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection

Students will analyze American art from historical, geographic, and economic perspectives to propose solutions to a current, local challenge.
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