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Program Flyer: Harlem Renaissance

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 59 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History
Program Description   Travel back in time to bustling New York City in the 1920s and discover the art, literature and music produced by African Americans living in Harlem during this period. Students will be introduced to artists such as Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and photographer James Van Der Zee, as well as to the poetry of Langston Hughes.
Program Format   1. Discuss the word "renaissance" and highlight characteristics of Harlem Renaissance.
2. Compare motifs concerning the Harlem Renaissance in visual arts and literature using works by Augusta Savage, Romare Bearden, and Langston Hughes.
3. Short video clip of “Weary Blues” by Langston Hughes with student drawing activity.
4. Discuss factors leading to the Harlem Renaissance.
5. Discuss works of artists such as Jacob Lawrence and James Van Der Zee in documenting African American history.
Objectives   1. The students will understand that the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s - 30’s was a period of enormous creativity including literature, performing arts, and visual arts.
2. The students will understand that several unique creative personalities emerged during the Harlem Renaissance, including artists such as Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence and James Van
Der Zee.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
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Program Fee Notes   * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration.
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP - all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.

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