17th Century Artists Teacher Resources

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Politics and Religion in 17th Century Dutch Art

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine different pieces of Dutch Art. They identify its social and political meanings by using cultural and historical information. They examine maps of the time period as well.
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Baroque Art: 1600-1750

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Wow, this presentation covers the entire Baroque period. Definitions, characteristics, and many examples of Baroque art from 1600-1750 are covered in this extensive resource. The period examples are shown in the context of their region,...
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Mannerism (1520-1600)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many...
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Aegean Art Cycladic Art 3200-1050 BC, Minoan Art 3000-1100 BC, and Mycenaean Art 1600-1100 BC

For Teachers 9th - 12th
So exciting, art from the ancient mediterranean! Get ready to divulge interesting facts about the art and culture of the Minoans, Mycenaeans, Aegeans, and Cycladians. Each slide provides a map, images of art, and the cultural...
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The Dutch

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Before seeing this presentation, your class might not have a grasp of the contributions to art, science, and politics made by the Dutch in the 16th and 17th centuries. Comprehensive and engaging, the many images and discussion points in...
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Sculpting a Message: From the Counter-Reformation to the Present Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss persuasive messages in art. In this art history lesson, students research 17th- century European sculptures to find the messages given. They create their own sculptures and write press releases to explain their art. 
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Sam Samurai

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study the history and culture of 17th century Japan by examining samurai. They review the format of haiku poetry and examine renga poetry. They examine Kamishibai, the Japanese storytelling form and apply it five facts they...
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The Changing Experience of Colonial Childhood

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research how childhood was depicted in art in the 17th through 19th centuries. In groups, they research pieces of art and write a paper explaining how the portrayal of students in art changed at the end of the 18th century.
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Comparing and Contrasting Images of Child Labor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study child labor in the 19th century through one painting and multiple photographs. In discussion and writing, they consider the differences between photography and painting as mediums for expressing these attitudes.
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The Renaissance

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners study the work of Renaissance artists and investigate the value of their contributions. They investigate how beauty and thinking were stressed during this time period by participating in art and research activities.
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Imagining China Through Words

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a drawing from a written description and examine and discuss how European artists from the past created images of China that combined imagination with written descriptions and limited visual imagery.
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Contemporizing Myths

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine ancient Greek myths and illustrate origin myths scenes in a contemporary setting. In this Greek myth lesson, students analyze Rembrandt’s painting The Abduction of Europa and discuss how the artist took an ancient Greek...
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Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th
Young theatre artists engage in a scavenger hunt to acquaint themselves with set design. The challenge is to search the site and match a separate maquette with each of the 24 clues.
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Arts in the Age of Religious Conflict: 1560-1648

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a bit of art history that deals with artistic expression during an age of religious conflict. Iconography, mannerism, baroque style, and Shakespeare are all covered in this simple presentation. 
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Contemporizing Myths

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine Rembrandt's "Abduction of Europa." In this Greek art instructional activity, students discuss how the artist has taken an ancient Greek myth and contemporized it. Students read origin myths and choose a scene to...
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Networking at Early James Fort

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of global trade on regional civilizations of the world after 1500. They research and analyze images of pottery excavated at Jamestown, and create a poster that presents information about world trade networks...
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Putting a Spin on Current Events

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the artistic value of propaganda. In this visual arts lesson, students analyze antique artistic pieces for their political agenda perpetuation. High schoolers discuss propaganda techniques of the past to today...
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Orientalism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students read information about Orientalism, the artists who painted in that style, and study examples of the art. In this art style lesson, students read about the periods of Orientalism and the artists who created with the style....
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Language Arts: Chasing Vermeer - A DaVinci Code for Children

For Teachers K - 12th
Students read the mystery novel, Chasing Vermeer, research the artist and his works. Through observation of his works, they create their own pencil sketches of selected paintings. Finally, students simulate Vermeer's interiors with...
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The Artist As Storyteller

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students practice the art of storytelling by examining scroll writing techniques of Asia and applying them to a monthly story of their own classroom. This lesson is in two parts (Part II continues throughout the school year).
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Beautiful and Sublime Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine images created by painters, and create an artistic rendition of the landscape in the photograph following the chosen aesthetic.
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Build a Bargueno

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a decorative drawer front concealing student treasures. This be accomplished by exploring the functions of a bargueno (writing desk). The discover how cultural influences impact the artist's motif.
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A Pair, A Panel, A Presentation: Creating an Image for Your School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a screen for the school. They work as a group to create a screen using various scenes from the school. Once they have finished their project, they explain why the artist chose to use the scenes from his time period.
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Say It Loud!: A Celebration Of Black Music in America - Episode 3: Can I Get A Witness: Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars watch a video on spiritual music, then engage in a discussion about the artists and styles mentioned in the video. They discuss vocal improvisation, and engage in a call and response to "This Little Light Of Mine.'