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RACE is a Four Letter Word

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Content Provider Cleveland Museum of Art 2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention
Contact Information Dale Hilton
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type Individual Program
Program Rating based on 5 evaluation(s).
Target Audience Education: Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants 30
Minimum Number of Participants 1
Primary Disciplines Character Education, Fine Arts, Social Studies/History
Program Description This lesson provides students with the opportunity to critically examine works of art from various time periods and consider not only ways that race and racial groups have been depicted in various societies, but also how those depictions might perpetuate stereotypes and biased thinking.
Program Format 1. Open discussion on how art reflects cultural beliefs
2. Introduce selected works without conveying background information, then review how perception of these works might change with adequate context
3. Practice ways to describe, analyze, and evaluate works
4. Role Playing interactivity in which students assess and react to cultural sensitivities in their own school community
Objectives Students will learn how race and racial groups have been depicted in various societies.
National Standards to which this program aligns All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
Program Length 45-60 minutes
By Request This program is available by request ONLY
Connection Type(s) Available and Program Fees By Request Cost: $135.00
Program Fee Notes * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration.
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.
Is recording allowed? No
The Provider broadcasts over IP
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP – all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.