Program Flyer: America’s Story Through Art Lesson 5: America Diversifying: 1945-2000


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Contact Information
Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Program Title
America’s Story Through Art Lesson 5: America Diversifying: 1945-2000
Program Type
Program Series
This is part 5 of a 5 part series. You may request all 5 parts or any one individual part.
Program Rating
   based on 9 evaluation(s).
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s) 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
By examining American art and artifacts from the CMA’s collection, this series promotes discussion on America’s national character and heritage.

The empowerment of various segments of American society from the post-war period and beyond forms the major focus for this lesson. Students will be asked to discuss such themes as civil rights, changing gender roles, the rise of the consumer, the decline of social hierarchy and the impact of technology on American life and art. An in-program viewing guide provides an interactivity for students to design their own symbols for these developments.
Program Format
1. Introduce major themes of the lesson.
2. Discuss social conditions surrounding Abstract Expressionism.
3. Discuss the growth of suburbia and effect on cities.
4. Discuss blurring of boundaries in society and art.
5. Discuss empowerment of formerly disenfranchised citizens.
6. Discuss imagery related to the role of women, consumerism, and technology.
7. Discuss works that demonstrate expanding viewpoints in the later 20th century.
8. Conceptual art interactivity, time permitting.
Objectives
1. Students will be able to explain major domestic developments after 1945.
2.Students will be able to trace social unrest, protest and change in the United States.
3.Students will be able to analyze the origins, major developments, controversies and consequences of the civil rights movement.
4.Students will be able to explain how the United States has been affected politically, economically and socially by its multicultural diversity.
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.
State/Regional 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
40-60 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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