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Nile Notes of a Howadji: American Travelers in Egypt
Online exhibition that brings together selected travel accounts by Americans who visited Egypt in the nineteenth century. Many of the volumes, or their authors, have special associations with the Smithsonian. Additionally, a sampling of guidebooks and handbooks to Egyptian antiquities are presented. Includes traveler accounts, timeline of explorations, and guidebook samples.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Return of the Buddha: The Qingzhou Discoveries
Online exhibit featuring 6th century artifacts recently found in the Qingzhou region of China. Discusses how these discoveries reshaped understandings of Buddhist worship and Chinese sculpture of the time.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): General audience
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Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey
Online exhibit of twenty collages by this African American artist. Homer's "Odyssey" is recast with black characters. Includes free educational apps.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Japan: Images of a People
Lesson plans bring Japanese and American art into comparison, illuminating the cultural heritage of Japan. Students create Japanese painted screens.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8
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South Africa, Free At Last: The Freedom Songs of South Africa and the Civil Rights
Lessons in which students take part in musical activities while learning the history of South African "freedom songs." They look at correlations, both musical and historical, to the African American civil rights movement.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Story of the Beautiful
Online exhibit on James McNeill Whistler's Asian-inspired “Peacock Room,” a permanent display at the Freer. The site includes panoramic virtual tours of the room as it looked in a London townhouse in 1876 and in its reassembled form in the Detroit home of industrial Charles Lang Freer. A timeline puts the room into the context of nineteenth-century British and American history.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Strings of the North: National Instruments of Sweden, Norway, and Finland
Webpage introduces the ways that musical instruments serve as symbols of national identity and pride. Listen to audio clips and discover the unique characteristics of the Swedish nyckelharpa, the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle, and the Finnish kantele.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Grade(s): General audience
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Study Tours, Resident Associates Program
Program offering study tours to local areas of interest, including Civil War sites, parks and nature preserves, and other cultural and artistic organizations. Also at the Resident Associates Program you can find all-day seminars, eight-week courses, evening seminars, and study tours on topics such as art, archaeology, cooking, history, philosophy, science, and world cultures.
Provider: The Smithsonian Associates
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Style and Status Teacher' Guide
“Asian Art Connections” teacher's guide related to the online exhibit, Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey. Includes an introduction, classroom activity, and featured objects looking at the social contexts of clothing in Ottoman Turkey.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Style and Status: Imperial Costumes from Ottoman Turkey
Online exhibit explaining the cultural significance of fabric and clothing for the Ottoman rulers (1281-1924). Includes pictures of the robes, information on Ottoman style, the social significance of the robes and contexts where they would be worn, and many links to sites about the Ottoman Empire.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): General audience
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