Freer + Sackler Galleries: Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art Resources for K-12 Educators

The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art features a wide range of educational resources including select lesson plans, classroom activities, and teaching posters for display in your classroom. Additionally, the Freer+Sackler offers 40,000 high resolution images of items in its collection as well as wealth of blogs and podcasts focusing on particular pieces, collections, or thematic areas found in the collection.

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Freer+Sackler: Teaching China with the Smithsonian

A collaboration of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art and funded by the Freeman Foundation, "Teaching China with the Smithsonian" supports educators everywhere in engaging students through the exploration of Chinese art, history, and culture. The website explores one of the world's oldest civilizations through museum objects, lesson plans, videos, web interactives, and other resources relevant for world history, social studies, visual arts, and language arts curricula in grades five through twelve. Discover objects from the Freer and Sackler collections, essays on aspects of Chinese history, and interdisciplinary lesson plans written by teachers from the Washington, DC area and across the United States. The site features extensive multimedia resources including videos highlighting art and craft traditions, an interactive map and timeline, interactive artworks, and more!

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