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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Arts of Asia

The students will discover the meaning of animals through the Indian, Japanese and Chinese Collection; they will search for animal in sculptures and in prints. Dragons and Elephants are fantastic creatures. Their bodies are made up of different materials and expressions, they are considered good luck in Asia!

Project: Dragon Puppets. The AA Instructors will teach the students how to create their own puppets using paper fasteners and pre-cut shapes. Decorate the shapes with crayons and attach the parts together using fasteners. The parts connect in order: 1 to 2,  2 to 3. 

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Artful Adventures


The Arts

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12