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Content Provider
Contact Information
Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Program Title
Gods and Heroes of India
Program Type
Individual Program
Program Rating
   based on 47 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
Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English
Program Description
The adventures of Rama and Hanuman in the Indian epic, the Ramayana, are just a few of the fascinating stories of Hindu and Buddhist gods and heroes covered in this introduction to the the history and culture of India. Students are also introduced to the incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu as the man-lion Narasimha and the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara, through works of art in the Museum's collection.
Program Format
1. Open discussion with students' previous knowledge on Hinduism and/or Buddhism.
2. Explain Hindu trinity and introduce Hindu works.
3. Summarize stories from the Ramayana.
4. Graphic organizer interactivity throughout videoconference.
5. Highlight some similarities and differences between Hinduism and Buddhism.
6. Introduce Buddhism and Buddhist works from the museum’s collection.

Objectives
Students will learn about Hindu and Buddhist deities and their relationship to some of the heroes of the epic stories of India.
Students will gain a better understanding of the physical representations of gods and heroes in Hindu and Buddhist art, and learn to interpret some of their symbolism.
Students will learn the characteristics of myth and understand how culture is revealed through the stories it tells.
Students will be introduced to the cultural and historical context of selected works of art and learn how art can tell a story.
Students will be introduced to the characteristics of mythology and learn that ancient myths, legends, and stories are used to explain the natural world, to teach morals, and to entertain.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns
All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, the Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns
Program Length
45-60 minutes
Program Cost
By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00
Program Fee Notes
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.
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...)
Zoom

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