Elementary School (4-5),Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12),College and Beyond
This contemporary composition by David Samas and Peter Whitehead, was performed on the replica-bells and overtone flute at the Asian Art Museum as part of the exhibition, Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty. Special thanks to the Center for New Music in San Francisco.
Elementary School (4-5),Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12)
Lesson or Activity
Students will: 1.) examine the Hindu tradition of pookolam—a three-dimensional threshold art using flowers; 2.) research the harvest festival of Onam celebrated in the southwestern state of Kerala, India; 3.) create an auspicious flower decoration in celebration of Onam
Middle School (6-8),High School (9-12),College and Beyond
A True Picture of the Steamship Powhatan; A Ship Generally Called a Steam Frigate..., from the Black Ship Scroll, Edo period (1615-1868); approx. 1854. Japan. Handscroll segment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and colors on paper. Museum purchase with assistance from the Japan Society of Northern California, 2012.60.2.