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Memorials: Art for Remembering

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Cultures +1 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)

This 1995 issue of From Art to Zoo looks at the ways people have been honored with memorials. Students create their own memorial after examining examples in their own community and around the world. Click on the PDF icon to download the issue.

Commemorative head of a king

National Museum of African Art

Painting No. 47, Berlin

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Ritual food serving vessel (jing gui)

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Adams Memorial

Smithsonian American Art Museum