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


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!

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
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.


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