Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection
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Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection

Through these British paintings created between the 16th and 20th centuries, students will investigate the conflicts, controversies, and achievements depicted, and their modern day impacts.

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Royal Portraits
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Royal Portraits

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Edward, Prince of Wales; explain how certain features of the painting indicate that this is a portrait of a royal individual; and create a portrait of someone they know or of themselves as a royal figure, including appropriate element

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Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?
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Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of The Radcliffe Family, explore how artwork can lead to accurate, inaccurate, or incomplete historical conclusions, and explain why it is important for historians to obtain multiple perspectives and sources of information before drawing

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Hold That Pose
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Hold That Pose

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

Students will explore what it might have felt like for the people in The Radcliffe Family to pose for their sittings. They will then have fun posing stuffed animals and dolls for their own portrait compositions.

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The Significance of Tiny Details
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The Significance of Tiny Details

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will learn about the history of the painting Three Young Girls. They will then examine the tiny details that make the painting special, from the intricate lace pattern to the tiny petals of each flower.

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I See Three…
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I See Three…

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

Students will explore Three Young Girls to enhance their powers of observation and inspire an exploration of the number three.

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Say It with Flowers
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Say It with Flowers

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Three Young Girls; explain the meaning and significance of the flowers in the painting and other well-known flowers; and create a bouquet designed for a particular person or occasion along with an explanation of what the bouquet commu

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