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[teacherartexchange] Seattle Museum of Art - On line Interactive Tours

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From: Deborah Kaye (kaye.deborah_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jul 15 2005 - 06:40:03 PDT


Hello Group,

Some enjoyment for your summer surfing...

These are from the Seattle Museum of Art - online art tours and
interactive games, lesson plans and art activities, background
information and discussion ideas --glossaries, bibliographies, Web
links, and more!

http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/Teach/learnOnline.asp#

Art from Africa: Long Steps Never Broke a Back - Features ten of the
artists and scholars who provided voice and context to this
interactive exhibit.

Art of the Silk Road - explores various themes in the art of the silk
routes across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common Era to the
fifteenth century.

Discovering Buddhist Art-Seeking the Sublime

Egypt: Gift of the Nile

Explore Korea: A Visit to Grandfather's House - especially for K-8

How Does Art Tell Stories? - Play the Look and Discover Stories game
about gods from India and Southeast Asia.

Impressionism: Paintings Collected by European Museums

Marine Navigation in the Age of Exploration - explores the scientific
instruments used by Spanish explorers during the Age of Exploration

My Art Gallery - Create your own exhibition online! What is Art? How
does ART get into a museum?

Porcelain Stories - Interactive site allowing you to look at the trade
routes between countries.

Stories of Krishna: The Adventures of a Hindu God -

The Conservator's Studio - Explore four paintings from the Mexican
Modernism exhibition through the eyes of a conservator

Treasures from the Lost Civilization: Ancient Chinese Art from Sichuan
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Browse these and see how you can use them in your teaching. As you can
see, Seattle Museum of Art has invested heavily in helping youth
understand Asian arts -non-western.

Deborah

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