K–12 Educator Program

The Silk Road: Artistic Trade and Exchange

Investigate art produced in communities along the Silk Road and identify evidence of trade and exchange. Discuss key objects with a curator in the exhibition Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom and learn strategies for engaging students with diverse works of art during an interactive session with a Museum educator. Participants will receive a free copy of The Arts of Korea: A Resource for Educators. Please register online.

Common Core State Standards
Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.1)

National Learning Standards
Era 4: Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter 300–1000 CE (NSS-WH.5-12.4)
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.9-12.4)

Fee: $45 (includes lunch)

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K–12 Educator Programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, an Anonymous Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, Jephson Educational Trusts, and Smart Family Foundation.