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Olowe of Ise: A Yoruba Sculptor to Kings
Online exhibition presenting the life and work of African sculptor Olowe of Ise. Includes cultural information on the Yoruba people.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Poetics of Line: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group
This video features seven contemporary Nigerian artists discussing their work and philosophies. Available for a three-week loan at no charge.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 9–12
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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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The Art of African Exploration
Online exhibition includes compelling images from the European imperialist period. In primary-source documents, photographs, maps, and drawings, see Africa’s animals, peoples, and landscapes through the eyes of the explorers.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Art of West African Strip-Woven Cloth
This video shows the production of West African cloths woven on narrow-strip horizontal looms. 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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The Hands of the Potter
Video featuring a demonstration by a Sundi potter in the Republic of Congo, who produces perfect vessels from moist clay. Available for a 3-week loan at no charge.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): All grades
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The Poetics of Line: Seven Artists of the Nsukka Group, Nigeria
Online exhibition presenting the works of seven artists who have either taught or studied at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. All incorporate traditional Igbo designs in their works.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): 9–12
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They’re Ghana Love It! Experiences with Ghanaian Music for Middle School General Music Students
 Lessons in which students try their hands at the music of this West African nation. Includes interpretive movement and percussion performance.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Togu Na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali
Video examining traditional art forms as they exist in contemporary Mali, focusing on Dogon men sculptures and performances at Bamana festivals. Available for 3-week loan at no charge.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Grade(s): General audience
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Tooting the Horn of Africa: A "Cornucopia" of Music from Somalia
Lessons in which students sing and play traditional music of Somalia and try to recognize and transcribe the pentatonic scale.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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