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Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection
Online exhibit highlighting modern Japanese prints from the Robert O Muller collection. Follows the influences that nature’s animals, Kabuki theater, light, and the female form had on Japanese prints and paintings.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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East of Eden: Gardens in Asian Art
Online exhibit looking at the cultivation and artistic representation of Gardens in East Asia with a focus on China and Japan. Shows the design elements that went into the gardens as well as examples, history, and significance of gardens as portrayed in Chinese and Japanese painting.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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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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Facing East: Portraits from Asia
Online exhibit following portraiture from across Asia, from the sculpted head of an Egyptian pharaoh to contemporary photos of Korean students and everything in between. These portraits collected from the Freer Sackler Galleries convey the distinct conceptions of self that emerged in specific artistic, cultural, geographic, and historical circumstances.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Faith and Form: Selected Calligraphy and Painting from Japanese Religious Traditions
Collectors discuss the religious meaning behind Japanese sculpture, calligraphy, and painting in this interactive. Includes audio interviews as well as a printable essay..
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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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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