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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 02-044

National Museum of African Art. Department of Education

Gallery Guides, circa 1980-2002

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of African Art. Department of Education
Title: Gallery Guides
Dates: circa 1980-2002
Quantity: 0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection: Accession 02-044
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document education activities primarily prepared to accompany exhibitions. Activities include drawing, question-and-answer, and hands-on exercises. The projects are designed to engage families and children, as they wander through an exhibit, encouraging closer examination of the cultural significance of objects or techniques used to produce them. There is also one calendar for an African film festival held in the Fall of 1998. Materials include activity booklets, hands-on activity sheets, and a film festival schedule.

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These records document education activities primarily prepared to accompany exhibitions. Activities include drawing, question-and-answer, and hands-on exercises. The projects are designed to engage families and children, as they wander through an exhibit, encouraging closer examination of the cultural significance of objects or techniques used to produce them. There is also one calendar for an African film festival held in the Fall of 1998.

Materials include activity booklets, hands-on activity sheets, and a film festival schedule.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-044, National Museum of African Art. Department of Education, Gallery Guides

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Container List

Box 1

Discover Shoona Design, c. 1982

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Wrapped in Pride, 1999-2000

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Wrapped in Pride, Activity Room, Paper Loom

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Family Guide, Poetics of Line, n.d.

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Family Guide, Images of Power and Identity, n.d.

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Demonstration, Spinning and Ikat Weaving, Summer 1998

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Small Mancala Exhibition on First Level, n.d.

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Gallery Guide, In Search of Animals and Art, Summer 2001

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Traditional Costumes and Jewelry - Africa and Egypt, n.d.

Box 1 of 1

Olowe, Activity Room, Drawing, n.d.

Box 1 of 1

Great African Films of the 90's, Film Festival schedule, Fall 1998 (2 copies)

Box 1 of 1

Kwaanza Celebration, December 1999

Box 1 of 1

Beautiful Bodies, Gallery Activities, 2001-2002

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