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Teaching The Arts Through The Appalachian Culture: A Proposal For A High-School Class., Valerie Renee Pitts May 2001

Teaching The Arts Through The Appalachian Culture: A Proposal For A High-School Class., Valerie Renee Pitts

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Because of a demonstrable need, there should be a course for the study of Appalachian art in the high school curriculum. This study is a proposal for the study of traditional Appalachian art and its importance to the promotion and preservation of the arts and crafts in the Appalachian region.

This course consists of background information on selected traditional Appalachian art, contact and interaction with local artists and craftspeople, and student hands-on experience in the art forms considered. Detailed unit and lesson plans are included in the following areas: Spinning and Weaving, Dyeing, Basketry, Quilting, Pottery, Woodcarving, Blacksmithing, Vernacular Architecture ...


A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier Dec 2000

A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

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