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Program Flyer: A is for Animal

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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 35 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Kindergarten, Grade(s): 1
Maximum Number of Participants   No maximum, though we strongly recommend one class.
Minimum Number of Participants   No minimum
Primary Disciplines   Fine Arts, Language Arts/English
Program Description   This lively 30 minute videoconference introduces young viewers to real and imaginary animals found in sculpture and paintings at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Students will learn why animals are important to different cultures, and how artists capture the appearance and behavior of these animals. As a culminating activity in the classroom, students will brainstorm to create their own griffin-like animals.
Program Format   A Is for Animal

1.Open with discussion of animal representations in art.
2.Discuss how artists capture the appearance, behavior, movement, etc. of animals.
3.View/Discuss artworks that include representations of birds, a dog, a cat, etc.
4.Examine a Chinese bear sculpture, followed by a short movement activity.
5.Discuss imaginary (composite) animals, such as a griffin.
6. Students brainstorm to create their own imaginary animals.
Objectives   Students will learn:
How artists have depicted animals in their artwork.
How artists convey not only the appearance of an animal (the shape, the texture, the color, etc.), but sometimes also the behavior or the personality of an animal.
The importance of animals in history and cultures.
That art is made in different cultures using different mediums.
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   30 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $75.00
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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