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AP EURO A DAY AT THE MUSEUM

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MEET AT 12:15 P.M. BY THE DIEGO RIVERA MURAL FOR A GROUP PICTURE RESPOND TO QUESTIONS ON TWITTER #APERUOGPNDIA Indicate the Question Number.

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Packet may be turned in as is. Reflection will be submitted electronically with visuals. Due Date to be announced at the conclusion of our visit. Your experience today will help enhance and support your current understanding of European History. We have a series of prompts that will help guide you in your visit. We expect that you will take notes and answer many of these questions, not necessarily all of them, and certainly not in order. These questions may open areas of discussion when we return to our classroom. You may also indicate areas of interest that are not on this handout for our future discussion. Always keep in mind: How did the arts reflect the culture of European society? Be thoughtful in your responses.

EUROPEAN MEDIEVAL TO RENAISSANCE 2ND Floor

1. The Medici had a passion for art. How were the values of the Medici expressed in the art they sponsored?

2. Compare Medieval Art with Renaissance Art.

3. Analyze Brueghels The Wedding Dance.

4. How did the movement of Humanism affect Art in the 15th and 16th century Europe?

5. What did you feel was the most important change in the new Renaissance Art ?

DEPART 2:00 P.M.

BRITISH COLLECTION

3RD Floor

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Explain the cultural significance of the 18th century British portrait artists. What do these reveal of 18th century Britain.

7. Distinguish the differences between English artist William Hogarth and Thomas Gainsborough.

8. Poetry and art are combined in The Cottagers by Joshua Reynolds. Explain.

9. Discuss how art reflected Parisian life in the 18th century.

10. Fashionable living in France before the French Revolution. Analyze fashionable upper class living in Britain and France in the 17th and 18th century. (fashion ) 11. Be sure to have a seat at the 18th century dining table. Your reaction?

THE DUTCH GOLDEN AGE 3rd Floor

12. How was Calvinism expressed in Dutch Art?

13. Why so many landscapes for the Dutch?

14. How did the Dutch of the 17th century want to be remembered?

15. Which one of the Dutch paintings reminds you of Mother Courage? (Explain)

16. What are the symbols of the good life for the Dutch? How does it compare to the British?

17. In the Dutch painting The Jewish Cemetery by Jakob Isaakz what is the message that the artist is delivering? ERA OF REVOLUTION & DECORATIVE ARTS 3RD FLOOR 18. What were the main themes in the Art of the Revolution?

19. What are the decorative arts and their significance in Europe?

20. We would like you to experience the Van Gogh collection and some of the Modern art as well.

FINAL REFLECTION (SEND ELECTRONICALLY) ************


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Create a Final Reflection on your visit to the DIA and submit electronically. Be creative!! Your Final Reflection will include visuals, thoughtful content. If you would like to take the approach of Tracy Chevalier and find the story within the painting please do so ! GIRL WITH THE PEARL EARING ! DEPART 2:00 P.M.