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Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2004)
This title is out of print.

Examine the principles of geometric design that are the basis for the beautiful and intricate patterns in the art of the Islamic world. Includes a brief overview of Islamic art, an introduction to related works in the Museum, and a series of pattern-making activities (including reproducible grids) for use in the classroom. Teachers can readily adapt these materials to create exciting lessons in art, culture, math, and geometry.

This resource for educators is made possible by the Mary and James G. Wallach Foundation.

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