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Hats Off! A Salute to African Headwear
Online exhibition presenting the history and significance of various forms of African headwear and the people who wear them.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): General audience
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Stampin’ Ground
Lesson has students design and produce cards and/or wrapping paper inspired by techniques used in African and Asian cultures. They create stamps for transferring a repeating image.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Egypt: The Bedouin Culture
Lessons in which students pick out the sounds of traditional Bedouin instruments and replicate the rhythms of the music. In an extension, they learn about a Bedouin tradition of shadow puppets.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8
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One Flute, Two Flute, Red Flute, Blue Flute: Nigerian-Style Flute Music
"Lessons for intermediate-level music learners. Students identify musical elements (steady beats, rhythm, melody, harmony) in traditional Nigerian flute music. Includes maps of Nigeria and the continent of Africa. "
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Performing Ethiopia: Playing, Singing and Improvising Music from the Abyssian Kingdom
Lesson that introduces students to the history and culture of Ethopia through its traditional music. Concludes with an arrangement and composition exercise.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Playful Performers
Online exhibition detailing how African children learn through playful inventiveness and creativity.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist
Online exhibition exploring the career of African American daguerreotypist Augustus Washington, in both the United States and Africa. Includes corresponding lesson plans, his daguerreotypes, and a biography.
Provider: National Portrait Gallery
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Grade(s): General audience
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A Personal Journey: Central African Art from the Lawrence Gussman Collection
The 75 pieces in this online exhibition are from more than 30 African cultures in the present-day nations of Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, and Zambia.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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African Art for the First Time
Museum tour using imaginative strategies and touchable objects—such as textiles, ceramic vessels, and wooden sculptures—to help audiences learn to look at forms, materials, and techniques of African art.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): General audience
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African Art Museums
List of museums in the United States with collections of African Art. Searchable by state.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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