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Encompassing the Globe: Portugal and the World in the 16th and 17th Centuries
Online exhibit describing the age of discovery and highlighting Portuguese conquests and trade agreements on the Indian Ocean and in Africa, China, Japan, and Brazil. The Portuguese voyages of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries led to the first real interaction amongst the world’s peoples, creating an unprecedented interchange of knowledge, techniques, imagery, and ideas which inspired the creation of great works of art.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora
Video interviews with attending artists at the opening of the exhibition Ethiopian Passages: Dialogues in the Diaspora. Provides insight into the exhibition's themes of relocation and diaspora.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Freer's Gift
“Asian Art Connections” teacher's guide containing information on Charles Lang Freer and his little-known Egyptian art collection. Includes a classroom activity and history about the importance of correctly proportioned images in Egyptian art.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): All grades
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In and Out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960
Online exhibition presenting a portrayal of Central Africa under colonial rule in photographs taken by Euro-American and African photographers.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Masters of Brass: Lost-Wax Casting in Ghana
This video showcases two Ghanaian artists who create figurative sculpture and jewelry using the ancient technique of lost-wax casting. Available for a three-week loan at no charge.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Mbiras, Marimbas, and You: Zimbabwean Music for the General Music Classroom
Lesson has students play and compose music with the mbira. They explore the use of the instrument in Zimbabwe as it connects with and influences history, culture, and social change. Lesson includes notations, historical background, and recordings and images.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Music of the Seventh Continent
Lesson in which students learn about the culture and music of Madagascar ""experientially,"" by performing a traditional song. Includes a map of Madagascar.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Nagayati: Arts and Architecture among the Gabra Nomads of Kenya
This video presents the arts and architecture of the Gabra nomads in northern Kenya, focusing on the roles of women as designers, builders, owners, and users. Available for a three-week loan at no charge.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): General audience
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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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Ntan Drum
Curriculum resource providing an in-depth glance at Ntan bands, popular among the Asante peoples of Ghana between 1920s and 1950s. Provides suggestions for integrated classroom activities to accompany the material.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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