K–12 Educator Program

CANCELED—A Manuscript Fit for a King

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)


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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.