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Reproductions, artist biographies, lesson plans, bibliographies and other related materials are a part of the continually expanding resources that will be offered as a part of The Art and Social Issues Program.

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Museum Resources

Artist Biographies

Artist Bibliography

Paintings Bibliography

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Lesson Plans
The attached interdisciplinary lesson plans integrate visual art, language arts, music, social studies, history and more.  Lesson plan Content Standards for each lesson are listed here.

Art and Social Issues

Artists Response to War (PDF)

--Artists Response To War (Power Point)

Documenting History

Great Depression

Judaism and Social Justice

Peace Conference

Racial Bias

Race Relations

Urban Poverty

1968 Democratic Convention

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