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The Art and Science of Natural Dyes

from Cleveland Museum of Art

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Discover the plant, animal and mineral sources for the colors and pigments we use every day. Vivid multimedia and classroom activities help explain the processes of extracting pigments to create dyes. Textile art from around the world and through history will provide a rich context for learning. Each student creates a wool and paper bookmark to keep.

The Teacher Materials for this program are sent in the mail - PLEASE INCLUDE THE TEACHER'S MAILING ADDRESS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION ON YOUR REGISTRATION.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's 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.

About This Provider

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH
United States

Distance Learning at The Cleveland Museum of Art allows classes to connect with the CMA and enrich their studies of history, language arts, science, math and the visual arts through our collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Through live, interactive videoconferencing, students participate in conversations with museum educators that are two-way and fully interactive. Programs are designed for grades K-12 and are aligned with ODE academic standards.

Contact:
Diane Cizek
DLBooking@clevelandart.org
2167072468

Program Details

Format

1.Introduction to using natural dyes throughout history.
2.Students classify whether certain items could be used as plant, animal, and mineral dyes.
3.View museum artwork made using animal dyes, and students try using the same dye on their bookmarks (provided in the teacher information packet.)
4.View museum artwork dyed with plant dyes, and students use plant dye on their bookmarks.
5.View museum artwork dyed with mineral dyes, and students use mineral dye on their bookmarks.
6.Finish filling out student viewing guides and ask final questions.

Objectives

Students will understand that dyes can be classified as natural or synthetic.
Students will understand how plants, animals and mineral sources provide colors and pigments for natural dyes.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.