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Art & Culture Guessing Game

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Design +4 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old)

1. Can you guess who made these? Look at each picture and decide which type of maker created it:      Painter, Sculptor, Potter, Printmaker, Weaver, Architect

2. Can you guess what culture or time these things are from?  Write your guess, then click on the picture. Click the  i  symbol to learn the answer.

3. Choose a picture and tell why  you think this object is special or useful.

4.  How do you think it expresses something important to the people of that culture?

Rug loom model

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Lime-paste pot with lid

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

The Royal Family

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Sky Cathedral

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Cheaper by the Dozen

National Portrait Gallery

The Circus

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Robe

National Museum of African Art

Cat & I

National Portrait Gallery

Mola

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Ram Pot

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Denim Jeans

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Rhyton in the shape of a bull's head

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Tower of Great Wall near Yu-lin-fu, Shensi

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Outdoor Girl--Head

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bogolanfini woman's wrapper

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Ritual container-lamp (vilakku) or sprouting seed pot

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Men wearing Fulani-style hats, Goundam, Mali, [slide]

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives

Empire State Building

Archives of American Art

Hay Ride

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Boeotian Horse and Rider

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Cabinet Makers

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

King Sneferu's pyramid, Meidum Pyramid, Egypt, [slide]

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives