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This lesson plan explores Confucian thought through an investigation of Chinese paintings from the museum’s collection.
These teacher materials focus on developing close looking skills to fully describe what they see. Close looking can assist students in exploring s
"America Transforming," the third lesson in this series, covers 1860-1918, including momentous social changes brought about by urbanization, industrialization, immigration, and technological inventions.
Tom E. Hinson Curator of Photography Emeritus
By examining American art and artifacts from the museum’s collection, these teacher materials promote discussion of America’s national character an
March 26-August 14, 2011
East wing, photography galleries
Recent additions of artwork representing medieval Europe, the Ancient Americas, 20th-century photography and contemporary art further enhance the Cleveland Museum of Art’s permanent collection. World-renowned for its quality and breadth, the collection represents almost 45,000 objects and 6,000 years of achievement in the arts.
This lesson introduces the arts, myths, and writing systems of selected Mesoamerican cultures. Ceramic figures and objects made from cast gold, carved limestone, and jade are used to glimpse life among the Aztec, Maya, and Olmec peoples in centuries before European contact.
Sue Schieman Assistant Director, Public Affairs