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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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"'71 Barracuda Front End Facelift Concept," 1968, Donald Hood, American; crayon, gouache, ink, felt marker, prismacolor, pastel on vellum. Collection of Robert L. Edwards and Julie Hyde-Edwards.

From Idea to Production: Transportation Design

Through a variety of experiences, students will be able to develop an understanding of Transportation Design and the Design Thinking Process.
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"'61 Pontiac Catalina vs. Aerodynamic Streamlined Sedan," 1959, William Porter, American; prismacolor on vellum. Collection of Bill and Patsy Porter.

Think Like an Engineer

In this STEAM lesson, students are immersed in a world of Transportation Design as they use the Design Thinking Process to create their own vehicle prototype out of everyday materials.
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