World Religion Through Art

Grades: 6-12
Tour length:
1.5 hours
Location:
900 S. Beretania Street
Dates:
Tuesday – Friday
Times:
9 + 10:30am
Group Size:
60 maximum
Fee: FREE 
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SEE ART:

Art can be an expression of religious beliefs and stories from around the world. Students will see art as visual communication for Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist, Islamic, and Shamanistic beliefs.

Students will receive this booklet to use on the tour and to take back to the classroom. 

Artwork on this tour:
Jacopo di Cione (Italian, c. 1325–c. 1398). Madonna and Child with Saints (detail), 1391. Tempera and gilding on panel. Gift of Anna Rice Cooke, 1928 (2834). (Pictured above)

BORROW ART:

Continue your museum experience back at school! Borrow artifacts related to your tour from the Lending Collection to use in the classroom. The Lending Collection is a free resource for island educators. Pre-packaged object trunks available for some tours, or hand pick objects from the collection for any tour. Contact Elizabeth (Beth) Doughty, Lending Collection Manager: edoughty@honolulumuseum.org, 808-532-8736. 

Hawaiʻi Department of Education Benchmarks

Social Studies
SS.3.6.3 Explain how cultural elements (e.g., language, art, music, stories, legends, and traditions) can change over time and explain possible reasons for that change
SS.4.6.1 Explain how language, traditional lore, music, dance, artifacts, traditional practices, beliefs, values, and behaviors are elements of culture and contribute to the preservation of culture
SS.6.3.4 Describe the key figures and major beliefs of the major religious and philosophical traditions of ancient and classical times, including Judaism, Confucianism, Daoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Greek philosophy, Christianity, and Islam
SS.6.6.2 Use examples of changing culture to identify and analyze ways to respond to cultural differences and problems within and across groups (e.g., stereotyping, ethics)

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