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Stories in Art
Examine a major turning point in the American Revolution through a close look at this depiction of General Washington and his troops crossing the Delaware River.
Use writing, drawing, or movement as a means to share evidence-based inferences about this sculpture of a dancer by Degas.
Explore ways that viewpoint shapes the way we picture the past in this lesson plan featuring a depiction of the abolitionist John Brown.
Illuminate strategies for conveying stories through images in the classroom with viewing questions about a large silver plate in the Museum's Medieval collection and an illustrating activity.
Convey the interpretive significance of pose and expression in the visual arts—in the Museum or the classroom—with viewing questions and a story-writing activity inspired by a nineteenth-century French sculpture by Auguste Rodin.
Develop students' abilities to analyze and employ narrative elements in art with in-classroom viewing questions about a work in the Museum's European paintings collection and a story-writing and illustrating activity.
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