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Gallery Guide: Cave as Canvas
Website explores the spread of the Indian tradition of using caves as Buddhist sanctuaries and describes the decorations and murals found in Buddhist cave temples along the ancient Silk Road. Focused on China.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Gallery Guide: Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
Website discusses how the silk road fostered a global transfer of goods and culture. Focused on the luxury items that made their way along the trade routes, such as objects made of silver or gold. Images from selected objects in the galleries are included.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Gallery Guide: Understanding South Asian Art
Website presenting the basics for understanding the art of Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism. Includes sculpture and paintings from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Gallery Guide: Visual Poetry
Website on the co-evolution and eventual separation of the written word and painting in Iran, Persian poetry and painting with a focus on the Persian painter Riza Abbasi, and portraiture in Iran.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of Jodhpur
Online exhibit featuring newly discovered Indian paintings from the royal court collection of Marwar-Jodhpur. These paintings reveal the kingdom's engagement with the changing political landscapes of early modern India. View selected artworks and listen to the audio guide by curator Deborah Diamond.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art
Online exhibit featuring ceramics, leatherwork, textiles, metalwork, sculpture, and other works of art. Shows how folk artwork reflects the cultures of a diverse Mexican society. Artifacts arranged by medium, with additional information, videos, and images.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones): A Royal Persian Manuscript by Jami
Online exhibit featuring paintings inspired by the Haft awrang (Seven Thrones) composed by Iranian poet Abdul-Rahman Jami. Provides description of the poems, interpretations of the imagery in the paintings, and some audio guides.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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History and Culture Books, Catalogs, and Posters from SITES
Choose from a selection of books and posters for purchase made in conjunction with SITES traveling exhibitions. Historical and cultural topics range from the American presidency to contemporary China and Latin Jazz.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): General audience
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Hokusai
Online exhibit that includes works from throughout the career of the famous Japanese printmaker and draftsman, Hokusai. Includes information on his composition, technique, and subjects. Also has a bibliography.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Indian Music and the Sitar
Lessons in which students “internalize” traditional Indian music by taking part in it. They listen to it, dance to it, and even play sitar music and ragas.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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