Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents: The Art of Power: A Global Look

  • 08 Aug 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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The Art of Power: A Global Look

Wednesday, August 8, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Examine how leaders ranging from French king Louis the XIV to Ottoman sultan Süleiman the Magnificent have used art and material culture to express their power. This interdisciplinary program supports visual arts and global studies educators.

This program is held in conjunction with the opening of the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia.

Common Core State Learning Standard
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text (R.CCR.6)

National Learning Standards
Understanding the Visual Arts in Relation to History and Cultures (NA-VA.K-12.4)
The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1450–1770 (NSS-WH.5-12.6)

Fee: $25


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