1. Introduce selected Japanese terms.
2. Introduce key points of program regarding Japanese aesthetics.
3. Comparison of different types of Japanese art and decorative arts objects via interactive discussion.
4. Introduction to the tea ceremony and its aesthetics.
5.Interactivities: Japanese language experience; ceremony design groups.
1. Students will recognize the dual nature of Japanese art—sometimes natural, irregular and modest, and other times bright and flamboyant–and will identify examples of each.
2. Students will gain observation skills necessary for appreciating a work of art, and will think about how these images display an interest in natural forces and how the images affect sensory perception.
3. Students will learn introductory-level Japanese words used to describe works of art.
All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, the Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.