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Symbolic Understanding
Lesson Plan

Symbolic Understanding

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 60 minute lesson

Students will work collaboratively to research and respond to the use of symbols in the Eyedazzler Blanket/Rug and what those symbols can tell us about the history of the people and the artist who created it.

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Dazzle ‘em
Lesson Plan

Dazzle ‘em

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 45 minute lesson

Students will view and discuss the symbols and design of the Eyedazzler Blanket/Rug and then create a dazzling symbol design of their own on either fabric or paper.

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Degas Dance Session
Lesson Plan

Degas Dance Session

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 20—30 minute lesson

Inspired by Dance Examination by Edgar Degas, this lesson will allow children to explore movement as it relates to music; specifically French Classical.

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Tejido con varios materiales
Exploraciones artísticas

Tejido con varios materiales

Los niños toman decisiones creativas mientras practican las habilidades motrices finas al tejer y enhebrar con varios materiales, y aprenden, a la vez, sobre texturas y elementos creativos.

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Fashion sketch of two women in long dresses, with a man visible standing behind them, on the street.
Exhibition

Drawn to Glamour

Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard
March 25, 2018–August 5, 2018

This exhibition presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s. More

Hellebore dress
Exhibition

Dior

From Paris to the World
November 19, 2018–March 17, 2019

Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the house of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of more than 200 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century. More

Clothing Conversations
Lesson Plan

Clothing Conversations

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 60 minute lesson

In this lesson, students will explore the symbols, patterns, and colors that are important to the Osage people.

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Flower Power
Lesson Plan

Flower Power

Secondary (grades 6-12)
Two 45 minute lessons

After learning the importance of positive and negative space, students will carve their own designs in a soft cut linoleum block.

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Dancing the Colors of Birds
Lesson Plan

Dancing the Colors of Birds

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 25—30 minute lesson

Through interaction with Ason Yellowhair’s Bird and Cornstalk Rug, the students will explore colors and rhythm through storytelling and dance.

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History Detectives
Lesson Plan

History Detectives

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will act as history detectives to uncover the purpose of and influences behind the Eyedazzler Blanket/Rug.

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Quilting “B’s”
Lesson Plan

Quilting “B’s”

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
Two 30 minute lessons

In this lesson students will work with tangram shapes and learn to spot the shapes in Elizabeth Hopkins’s Album Quilt.

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Over, Under, Dazzle!
Lesson Plan

Over, Under, Dazzle!

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will become familiar with the weaving process and create a paper weaving that includes designs inspired by the Navajo Eyedazzler Blanket/Rug.

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Bird’s Eye View
Lesson Plan

Bird’s Eye View

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 45 minute lesson

Students will “fly” outdoors like the birds depicted in the Bird and Cornstalk Rug, collect nest-making materials, and report back to the group what they observed during their “flight.”

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Stitches in Time
Lesson Plan

Stitches in Time

Secondary (grades 6-12)
Three 45 minute lessons

Using Elizabeth Hopkins’s Album Quilt as inspiration, students will create an album quilt of their own that tells their life story in images and patterns.

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Abstract Representation
Lesson Plan

Abstract Representation

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will choose an issue, event, or object important to their lives and represent it symbolically with original abstract designs.

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Weaving Words
Lesson Plan

Weaving Words

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will look at the Bird and Cornstalk Rug in pairs and discuss Yellowhair’s inspiration from both natural and man-made forms. They will then engage in a creative writing exercise that develops their awareness of symbolism in their daily lives.

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Class Album Quilts
Lesson Plan

Class Album Quilts

Elementary (grades K-5)
Two 45 minute lessons

Taking inspiration from the printed fabrics used in the Pratt Family Album Quilt, each student will create their own printing block and five prints. They will then swap prints with other students. After swapping prints, each student will assemble a quilt that is unique and personal.

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Communication Through Clothing
Lesson Plan

Communication Through Clothing

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

In this lesson, students will explore the symbols, patterns, and colors that are important to the Osage people. Students will create a t-shirt design that expresses information about their own culture and personality, and reflect upon messages communicated by their clothing design.

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