Overview: Proportion, Portraits, and Culture
Pre-Visit | Museum Visit | Post-Visit

The purpose of the materials contained here is to help students develop the skills and knowledge they need to make cross-cultural comparisons in art and life, drawing on the museum's collections. The lessons provide connected learning for diverse audiences.

Suggested activities and materials support educators before, during, and after a museum visit.

The secondary section is designed for high school students. It encourages an examination of the philosophical implications of the works of art. By examining a variety of portraits students experience ways that artists communicate. Students also have an opportunity to personalize information through self-examination.