Learn about materials and techniques employed in the making of albums and manuscripts—such as The Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp—during this interactive workshop featuring art of the Islamic world. Share in conversations with conservators, hands-on investigations of materials, and tips for flexing students' observation and critical thinking skills through experiences with works of art and related media. Participants will receive a free copy of Art of the Islamic World: A Resource for Educators.
NOTE: This workshop has been canceled.
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
Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques, and Processes (NA-VA.9-12.1)