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The best of love-themed graphic design in the Smithsonian Institution's collections.
Frederick Douglass photographs and interview w/ Professor John Stauffer (Harvard) on the prevalence of Douglass photos in the 19th century.
This resources in this collection provide a basic introduction to the life and work of Spanish artist Joan Miró.
This collection provides an introduction to the art of weaving practiced in Guatemala.
This collection provides a brief introduction to the Vejigante tradition practiced during the month of February in Puerto Rico, in observance/celebration of Carnival.
Thomas Nast, a German-born American editorial cartoonist was the bane of Boss Tweed and the Tammany Hall political machine.
This collection was created in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's 2016 Learning to Look Summer Teacher Institute.
Tags: #NPGteach; portrait; National Portrait Gallery
This collection supports the Week 2 lecture for the Harvard Extension School course MUSE E-200 Smithsonian and the Twenty-First Century Museum: Leadership Strategies. This third lecture is titled Development of a Fundraising Plan for Museums and Smithsonian National Campaign.
The course can be found on the Harvard Extension School's Canvas site at https://canvas.harvard.edu/courses/19789
The Vikings have inspired many artists, writers, and filmmakers with their bravery and unique way of life. However, many misconceptions have developed and many facts are still unknown. In this collection, students will explore the website for the Vikings exhibit while taking notes on the included worksheet. Then, they'll evaluate three works of art (and a team logo) based on the Vikings to gauge how accurately they represent Viking life. Finally, they will be asked to create their own 2-D or 3-D object representing Viking life.
Tags: Norse, inquiry, Viking, Norway, Greenland, Iceland
This collection was created for a brief warm-up activity where students practiced analyzing portraits of recognizable figures as a group, prior to working on their own portrait analysis. Portraits of Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams, Rosa Parks, and Booker T. Washington are included and they vary in detail and medium.
The last resource, a PDF file, is a teacher's guide created by the National Portrait Gallery. Teachers should lead discussion about the portraits using suggested questions in the guide, and then let students search for a portrait of someone of their own choosing to analyze.
tags: civil rights, sports, tennis, boxing, African-American, black history, analysis, comparison
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Senator from Wisconsin who claimed there were communists working in the state department
lead investigator of the FBI (federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States) from 1935 to 1972