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ABC Easy As 123

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring the alphabet. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they see in the objects and paintings, what they wonder, and compare how they are alike and different. Families can check out alphabets and consider how each of the letters are designed. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

If you want to learn more about more about See Think Wonder you can click here to see a video of a teacher using the routine in her classroom.

Ellen Rogers
40
 

Bug at Night

Erica Collins
20
 

Still Life

gdechouette
6
 

Title: Comedy and Humor

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to comedy (attempted, performed) and humor (happens, experienced). This Learning Lab consists mostly of four themes:

  1. Professionals who make others laugh (comedians, stand-up comics, actors, writers, vaudevillians),
  2. People laughing or sharing a joke,
  3. Photographs in which the title or subject of those depicted is related to humor, being funny or silly,
  4. Clowns.

For additional objects, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords: humor, comedy, funny, comedienne, comedian, funny people, stand-up comedy, performance, stage, show, clothes, clown, clowning around, make-up, costume, skit, The Laughing HusbandFunny Business, vaudeville, colorful personality

Keywords (people): Imogene Coca, Phyllis Diller, Sid Cesear, Bob Hope, Ed Wynn, Bert Lahr, Charlie Chaplin, Robert Klein, Bing Crosby, Henny Youngman, Johnny Carson, Jack Benny, George McGovern, Thomas Eagleton, Sargent Shriver, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, President and Mrs. William Clinton, Palidor the Clown

Keywords (photography): press print, film still, portrait, gelatin silver print, toned print, real photo postcard, mounted photograph, snapshot


NMAH Photographic History Collection
53
 

Subject: Popular Music since 1960

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to popular music.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords (subject): performer, singer, rock star, rock band, folk music, rap music, pop music, boombox, listening to music, Victor Maymudes, Elvis Impersonator, Woodstock, Altamont

Keywords (photography): album cover, portraiture, color photography, documentary photography, fine art photography, photojournalism, Glen Friendman, Janet Moscasca, Ethan Russell

Performers and bands included in this Learning Lab Collection include:

  • Almas Fronterizas
  • Beatles
  • Chuck Berry
  • Beastie Boys
  • Black Flag
  • Judy Collins
  • David Crosby
  • Clive Davis
  • Bob Dylan
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Bill Graham
  • Arlo Guthrie
  • George Harrison
  • Mick Jagger
  • Janis Joplin and Big Brother Holding Company
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • John Lennon
  • Lovin' Spoonful
  • Paul McCartney
  • Nico
  • Yoko Ono
  • Carl Perkins
  • Purple Haze
  • Otis Redding
  • Lou Reed
  • Keith Richards
  • Rolling Stones
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Run DMC
  • John Sebastian
  • Frank Sinatra
  • The Byrds
  • The Who

NMAH Photographic History Collection
55
 

Subject: Musical Instruments

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection of people with musical instruments. This Learning Lab collection includes conductors, orchestras and bands. It includes professionals, amateurs, communities, school, and military associations. 

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords (subject): guitar, electric guitar, steel guitar, banjo, lute, mandolin, piano, piano forte, saxophone, trumpet, tuba, ukulele, harp, zither, drum, snare drum, drum kit, violin, fiddle, cello, bass, harmonica, squeeze box, harpsichord, dulcimer, clarinet, kazoo, marimba, tambourine, stringed instruments, brass instruments, woodwind instruments, concert, band, orchestra, music, musicians, performers, conductors, soloist, pianist, violinist, fiddler, sheet music, music stand, high school band, military band, all-women band, Taps, famous people, celebrity, folk music, community dance, classical music, entertainment, school performance, musical instruction, practice, performance, art made with musical instruments, musical instrument made with scrap metal, musical instruments depicted in artworks

Keywords (photography): carte-de-visite, cabinet card, press print, portraiture, head shot, advertising, collectible, color carbro, gelatin silver print, fine art photography, documentary photography, snapshot, real photo postcard, stereoview, stereograph, digital photography, translucent composite, tintype, cyanotype, color photography, printing out process

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Subject: Dance

#nmahphc

This is a selection of photographs from the Photographic History Collection related to dance, dancers, and dancing.

For additional images, search collections.si.edu.

Keywords (subject): dance, dancer, dancing, entertainment, folk dance, ballet, carnival, psychedelic, acid trip, burlesque, Dresden Dancing Dolls, strip tease, exotic dancer, Playboy Bunny, belly dance, ribbon dance, class, barre, ballroom, dance floor, Native American ceremonial dance, costume, tutu, slippers, human form, musculature, posture, pose, position, partner, gown, tights, dress, make-up, performance, stage, Kennedy Center Award, theatre, stage show, film set, Can-Can, Golden Gate Park, hippies, summer of love

Keywords (people): Arthur Mitchell, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martha Graham, Eleanor Powell, Gloria Govrin, Ben Marcus, Little Joe Gomez, Lisa Law, Allen Ginsberg, Elliot Erwitt, Tamara Toumanova, Lisa Law, Liza Minnelli, Ann Ford, Courtney Kennedy, Peter Basch, Blanche Oterson, M. Fokine, Ginger Rogers, Jane Powell, Roy Zalensky, Eadweard Muybridge, Diana Walker, Gene Kelly, Nikita Kruschev, Carl Mydans, Laura and Paul Foster, Quill, The Doll Family, Evelyn Nesbit, Rudolph Nureyev, Will Connell, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Lisa Benitz, Lorraine Shelley, Alexandra Danilova, Jacques d'Ambroise, Michael Jackson

Keywords (photography): gelatin silver print, press print, fine art photography, documentary photography, platinum print, color carbro, cyanotype, cigarette card album, zoopraxiscope, snapshot, color photography, glass plate negative, portraiture, action shot, dance photography

NMAH Photographic History Collection
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Tráfico de africanos

Imagens selecionadas relativas ao tráfico de pessoas na condição de escravidão.

#TeachingInquiry

Mateus Ranzan
6
 

CoPilotWhoDidItFirst

This collection was created to support an online class for elementary teachers focusing on STEM individuals as we study "Who Did It First?.

Erin Grossi
8
 

Latinx Portraiture

Collection created by the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center to accompany Found-Object Portraiture Project. Find images of students work at #macceduportraiture
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
38
 

Art & Resistance 4: Unmasked (draft)

If protests make public what is generally kept private, then someone needs to tell America that their racism is showing.   Since March, several states have taken widespread quarantine safety measures (social distancing, shelter in place, & temporary business closures) to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Some, like protesters in front of the Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka, CA, object to the CDC safety measures viewing them as infringements on their freedom & civil liberties.  Quarantine protests, like this one on May 15th, reveal America's underpinnings may be sadly soiled beyond repair and destined for removing, refreshing and repurposing.  

In the spirit of reusing and recycling in order to reduce waste, it may be necessary to acknowledge some problematic protest signage.  Some signs' rhetoric equated the mandatory wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the mandatory compulsory wearing of torture masks (used on Africans trafficked into slavery) and the sometimes mandatory wearing of muzzles (used for dogs in obedience training).  The protesters' signs explicitly reveal a lack of historical knowledge and imply a false equivalence that negates the humanity of trafficked individuals and the basic dignity of all beings.

Art & Resistance 4- Unmasked is a collection inspired by this protest imagery/ rhetoric and extended as a means of: (1) calling out racist rhetoric to interrupt problematic behavior while (2) calling in an opportunity to explore history & intention more deeply, make meaning collectively, and find a mutual sense of understanding across difference.


  

Sher Anderson Petty
23
 

#smithstories

louise ndovie
1
 

Sound Waves

#tii #NASMteachers

Carrie Akins
8
 

Everest

#tii #NASMteachers

Carrie Akins
21
 

History final

zakari hollen
30
 

Coming of Age / Bildungsroman

A collection of images from the Smithsonian American Art Museum that explore the journey from youth to adulthood.


Elizabeth Dale-Deines
26
 

Art To Go/ Arte en tu casa (Middle School)

Artworks and Activities for Middle School Students Learning at Home. We hope that these artworks can give you a way to get creative, connect with something in the wider world, or just keep your beautiful brain busy. Use the activities in any order. All activities work with all artworks - there’s no wrong way to use this packet.

Obras de arte y actividades para estudiantes de la escuela intermedia que aprenden en casa. Esperamos que estas obras de arte te ayuden a aumentar tu creatividad, a relacionarte con el resto del mundo o, sencillamente, a ocupar tu maravilloso cerebro. No importa el orden en que hagas las actividades. Todas pueden hacerse con cualquiera de las obras de arte: no hay manera de equivocarse cuando usas este conjunto de actividades. 

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
8
 

Art To Go/ Arte en su casa (Elementary)

Artworks and Activities for Elementary Students Learning at Home. This packet includes a booklet of creative writing activities and printed artworks that feature heroic figures and folktales.

Obras de arte y actividades para estudiantes de la escuela primaria que aprenden en casa. Este conjunto de actividades incluye un folleto con ejercicios de redacción creativa y obras de arte impresas que presentan a personajes heroicos y cuentos populares.

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
8
 

Please Do Touch the Paintings: Hands-on Art Projects from NMAAHC (Abstract Art)

This Learning Lab from the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will explore abstract art through Alma Thomas's piece Suddenly It's Spring (1970). 

Still life provides an avenue for exploration and observation unlike any other genre of visual art. Studying still life arrangements can be a great introduction to geometric analysis and spatial awareness for young minds. 

Visitors to this Learning Lab collection will have the opportunity  to learn more about Washington D.C.-based artist, Alma Thomas, and her approach to abstract art while trying their hand at creating their own colorful work! The questions, prompts, and information provided in this Learning Lab will help students develop their ability to follow instructions and hone their skills in observation, narrative building, and creative expression. 

The guiding questions of this Learning Lab are

  • What is abstract art?
  • Why is color so important to Alma Thomas's work?
  • What are some connections between abstract art and the natural world?
  • How can we explore storytelling through artistic means?

If you are new to Learning Lab, visit https://learninglab.si.edu/help/getting-started to learn how to get started!

National Museum of African American History and Culture
9
 

Please Do Touch the Paintings: Hands-on Art Projects from NMAAHC (Still Life)

This Learning Lab from the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will explore still life creation through Charles Ethan Porter's piece Still Life with Roses (ca. 1885-87). 

Still life provides an avenue for exploration and observation unlike any other genre of visual art. Studying still life arrangements can be a great introduction to geometric analysis and spatial awareness for young minds. 

Visitors to this Learning Lab collection will have the opportunity  to learn more about nineteenth-century painter, Charles Ethan Porter, and his approach to still life painting while trying their hand at arranging their own still life! The questions, prompts, and information provided in this Learning Lab will help students develop their ability to follow instructions and hone their skills in observation, spatial analysis, and creative expression. 

The guiding questions of this Learning Lab are

  • What is a still life?
  • How can artists express themselves and tell stories through still life works?
  • What are some connections between art and mathematical principles?
  • How can we explore geometry through arranging a still life?

If you are new to Learning Lab, visit https://learninglab.si.edu/help/getting-started to learn how to get started!

National Museum of African American History and Culture
10
 

Memorial Day Celebration: Women in the Military

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring women in the military. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they used to think and what they think now that they learned more. Families can also watch a free Brainpop video about World War II as well as explore WASPs. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

Ellen Rogers
29
 

Memorial Day Celebration: Native American Veterans

I created this collection for families to do together while schools are closed. I will be making a collection a day while we are out of school. Today we will be exploring Native American Veterans. The idea is for families to look at the items in the collection and consider what they used to think and what they think now that they learned more. Families can also watch a free Brainpop video about World War II as well as explore code talkers during wars. At the end of the collection I have provided a few ideas for families about what to do next.

Ellen Rogers
19
 

Final Project

 why our participation is important in our government.

Gabriel Rodriguez
30
 

Art + Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

An online teacher workshop exploring art and mindful integration of social-emotional skills.

Tuesday, May, 19, 2020

Elizabeth Dale-Deines
13
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