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Cultural Celebrations

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Design +1 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old)

For use in third grade Set the Table lesson.

CULTURAL CONNECTIONS GAME: Print thumbnails or postcard size images; students work in table groups to match images to the names of celebrations provided on a handout. After completing the match-ups, each student names one more celebration that was not shown in an image.

Celebration

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Miss Liberty Celebration

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Maharana Ari Singh Attending Celebrations in His Palace at Night

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Pinback button celebrating the seven principles of Kwanzaa

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Stained glass window: First communion

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The Wedding

Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Wedding

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Baptism 1945 Painting

National Anthropological Archives

Dragon Dance by the Zhejiang Wu Opera Troupe

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Bhangra/Giddha Dance, Sikh and Punjabi American Dancers

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Portraits After 5 - September 2. 2011

National Portrait Gallery

Festival

Smithsonian American Art Museum