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  • Lesson Plan: Beyond the Figure

    Consider how artists convey personality in nonfigural portraits and the relationship between visual and verbal expression by looking at a painting by Charles Demuth in the Museum's Modern and Contemporary galleries and through a portrait-making activity in the classroom.

  • Lesson Plan: Materials and Meaning

    Contemporary artist El Anatsui draws upon diverse sources of information and inspiration to create his art. Explore how his artistic choices convey meaning and collaborate with others to express your interpretations through poetry.

  • Lesson Plan: The Art of Industry

    Use viewing questions and a debate activity to investigate the relationship between art and community values, techniques artists use to convey ideas, and strategies for interpreting an American painting in the Museum's Modern and Contemporary galleries.