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Art-To-Go | Images & Ideas for the Classroom
Teachers, you can be the link between treasured BMA artworks and the students in your classroom. Art-To-Go is a great teacher resource, providing you with a monthly teachable concept and printable image of a painting, sculpture, print, drawing, photograph, mask, textile, ceramic, or mosaic. Check back with us each month to get the latest monthly resource for the classroom.
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Super Small Sculptures from Africa
In parts of West Africa, people speak of Sankofa, a bird that stretches its long neck and turns its head backward in order to see what has happened in the past. For the Akan people of Ghana and Ivory Coast(Côte d'Ivoire), Sankofa teaches a valuable lesson. "Pay attention to history," it seems to say. "Learn from experience and let hindsight be your guide. Honor tradition as you move forward." A popular Akan proverb puts it this way: When it lies behind you, take it. ...
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