Explore how artists have employed elements such as composition, color, and light to both reflect and shape our perceptions of George Washington, and learn how to use the Museum's exemplary collection as a springboard for historical investigations and creative art making. This interdisciplinary workshop supports visual arts and American history instruction. Register online.
This program is held in conjunction with the opening of the New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts.
Common Core State Learning Standard
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take (R.CCR.9)
National Learning Standards
Using Knowledge of Structures and Functions (NA-VA.K-12.2)
Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754–1820s) (NSS-USH.5-12.3)
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