Teach American history through art & explore democracy through this print from the Great Migration series by Jacob Lawrence.
Explore the political power of the poster, from MAG’s 2006 exhibition.
Teach American history through art and explore democracy in America through this print after George Caleb Bingham’s painting The County Election.
Explores William Gropper’s unflattering view of democracy in mid-20th century America.
Create a visual product that will convince others to act on an issue of social and political importance.
Explore the 1920 Rochester Homelands Exhibition, in which the Gallery collaborated with the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Education and the city administration in organizing a hugely successful 10-day exhibition celebrating the arts & culture of immigrant citizens.
Students explore original photographs & articles documenting Rochester’s celebration of its diverse population in 1920; includes guiding questions and art activities.
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