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Teaching Posters

Use these printable full-color images of artwork in your classroom. The images are accompanied by brief, lively commentary that provides context and avenues for further discovery.


Lesson Plans

Adapt these interdisciplinary lesson plans for your classroom.

Mosque Lamps: The Beauty of Light

mosque lamp
How can works of art reflect and support religious beliefs? Incorporate patterns, letterforms, and calligraphy to create structures resembling Islamic mosque lamps.
Content Areas: Social Studies; Visual Arts
 

Exploring Visual Narratives through Thangkas

Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, from a four-part set of thangkas Thangka
What are some ways in which one can tell his/her life story? Express personal perspectives and visual narratives through the Tibetan art form of thangkas.
Content Areas: English Language Arts; Social Studies; Visual Arts

 


Pinterest Boards

Use our collection to build your online bulletin boards. Pin selected images to share resources and information. You can also use the boards to curate content, organize ideas for classroom projects, and collaborate with others.