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K–12 Educator Program

Art and the Emergence of the First Global Age

Examine cross-cultural connections as you explore the exhibition Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800 and view selections from the Museum's permanent collection. Expand your content knowledge and glean tips for engaging students with art through a lively discussion with a curator and a Museum educator. Participants will receive a free copy of Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators. Please register online.

Common Core State Standards
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.7)

National Learning Standards
Era 6: The Emergence of the First Global Age 1450–1770 (NSS-WH.5-12.6)
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.9-12.4)

Fee: $25

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Program Support

Educator programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Oceanic Heritage Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, and Jephson Educational Trusts.