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Program Flyer: Italian Art

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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, 2013-14
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 22 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Language Arts/English, Social Studies/History
Program Description   Italian Art, Grades 6-12

Italy has a long and rich tradition in the visual arts, but what do these images communicate about the country's history? This lesson provides a survey of Italy's artistic heritage by exploring why particular subjects were depicted in sculptures, paintings and decorative arts. Students will learn how factors such as patronage and subject matter convey some of the ideals and events important to residents throughout Italy in the last two thousand years. The objects shown range from decorative arts made by the ancient Etruscans to a print created by Boccioni, a proponent of the Italian Futurist movement in the early twentieth century.
Available in Italian language presentation. Please specify if Italian version is requested.
Program Format   1. Introduce the Etruscans and survey selected objects from ancient Rome
2. Review works from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance related to Christianity
3. Review works from the Renaissance, highlighting Humanism
4. Optional classroom interactivity designing narrative panels as in Renaissance architecture
5. Discussion of the Baroque and Modern world through the early 20th century
6. Optional comparison interactivity linking Italian art works from several centuries
Objectives   1. Students will learn about the forms and functions of Italian art by looking at a
broad survey of images found in the Cleveland Museum of Art.
2. Students will consider what messages the objects communicate about the society
that made them.
3. Students will discover how the artist’s role in choosing subjects changed over
time.
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   * Optional Italian language presentation available on request - program fee for Italian language presentation is $165.
* All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration
* Bulk discounts available *(discounts not available for foreign langauge lessons)*
* 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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