Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos (Spanish)

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National Quilting Day

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Chinese New Year: Year of the Sheep

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  • Lesson 3. “The Metamorphoses” and Later Works of Art: A Comparison of Mythic Imagery

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    Metamorpheses unit image Apollo and Daphne

    Students survey works of art derived from many different eras and schools based on myths from The Metamorphoses. They compare the imagery in the artworks with the passages detailing Ovid’s original tales to understand the artists’ frame of reference and choices.

    Harriet Powers, American folk artist and quilt maker, is born

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    October 29, 1837
    Sun, Moon, and Five Peaks, det.

    Treasures of Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty: 1392-1910

    Celebrate the artistic achievements of the Joseon Dynasty, including ritual wares used in ancestral rites and Buddhist worship, with this exhibition website from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes teaching resources and a family guide.

    Muslims walking in NYC with American flags

    Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

    This site is the product of the Religious Worlds institute, a project of the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary, with support from the NEH. The site offers an array of lesson plans, curriculum idea, and professional development based on NEH Summer Institutes for School Teachers that delve into the doctrines of the world's major religions and encourage academically grounded engagement with the social realities of contemporary religious communities.

    Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Regions

    The products of this NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers offers a wealth of curricular plans and interactive ideas for the classroom. Topics cover a variety of disciplines: history, geography,  literature, religion, art, and environmental studies for every grade level.

    A poinsettia

    Poinsettias, Posadas, Piñatas, Pathways of Light! Holiday Traditions from Mexico

    This holiday season learn about different cultural traditions of Mexico! Attend a fiesta, break a piñata, make a traditional feast, sing popular songs, and decorate with poinsettias, a flower prized by Congress and the Aztec nobility.

    Contested Visions website main page image. Colonial painting

    Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World

    Contested Visions, funded in part by NEH and co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico, examines the significance of indigenous peoples within the artistic landscape of colonial Latin America. The exhibition offers a comparative view of the two principal viceroyalties of Spanish America—Mexico and Peru—from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries.