ARTventures in History

ARTventures in History

Australia

Purpose

Centered around arts and world cultural studies, ARTventures in History: Australia allows students to explore Australia’s unique landscape, tribal history and modern culture.

Description

Traditional stories are shared, with art-making processes reflecting those of “the Land Down Under” in the Southern Hemisphere. With fun projects that feature kangaroos, penguins and the Great Barrier Reef, ARTventures in History: Australia is the first in a series of globe-trotting “ARTventures” programs.


Egypt

Purpose

ARTventures in History: Egypt takes students on an adventurous journey through the history and culture of the land of the pharaohs.

Description

Inspired by the funeral rites of ancient Egypt, this stimulating new program allows students to engage in projects based on various aspects of Egyptian mythology, with participants encouraged to relate the projects to themselves and their own lives. Projects include “Mummy Barge,” “Underworld Nightscape” and “Sarcophagus, Amulet and Wish in a Bottle.”