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Stories of Gods and Goddesses

Stories of Vishnu, Rama, Kali and Durga come to life in the arts of India's Mithila region. This tour will take place in the exhibition, Painting is My Everything: Art from India's Mithila Region.

Tuesday–Thursday, 10 AM
Friday, 10 AM or 10:30 AM
Program lasts about 60 minutes
Maximum 35 students, Grades K–6

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Common Core Standards:
Key Ideas and Details: 2.2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral; 3.2. Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: 4.7. Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text; 4.9. Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.