Dressed for the Occasion

Theme Sheet

Click here to access your theme’s activity sheet. Print this document double-sided on letter-sized paper for a quick and easy activity. Cut along the lines and fold to create a miniature photo album!


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James VanDerZee, United States, 1886–1983
Wedding Day, Harlem, 1926 (printed 1974), gelatin silver print (printed 1974)
The Stanley Hawks Memorial Fund, 74.36.12
©Estate James VanDerZee
9 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (23.81 x 17.46 cm) (image)
15 x 12 7/16 in. (38.1 x 31.59 cm) (mount)

Richard Hunt, Canada, ‘wakw, Canadian, born 1951
Transformation Mask, 1993, cedar, pigment, cloth, string, wood
The Anne and Hadlai Hull Fund, 93.42
©Richard Hunt, C.M., O.B.C.
13 x 12 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (33.0 x 31.1 x 52.1 cm)

Blue Hmong, Laos, Asia
Ceremonial skirt, 1950–82, cotton, polyester, silk; indigo batik, cross stitch embroidery and appliqué
Gift of funds from Mr. and Mrs. John M. Hartwell, 82.138
30 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. (77.47 x 62.87 cm) (length at waistband, without ties)

Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun, France, 1755–1842
Portrait of Countess Maria Theresia Bucquoi, née Parr, 1793, oil on canvas
The William Hood Dunwoody Fund, 78.7
53 1/2 x 39 in. (135.9 x 99.1cm)
61 1/2 × 47 × 3 1/2 in. (156.21 × 119.38 × 8.89 cm) (outer frame)

Yoruba, Nigeria, Africa
Crown, 1920, glass beads, leather, canvas, wicker
The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund, 76.29
L.15 (crown), L.15 (fringe) in.

Germany, Armor, 1520
Steel, leather, copper alloy (composite; early 20th century restorations)
The Washburn Fund, 23.54
77 x 31 1/2in. (195.6 x 80cm)

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Mia has put together these pictures as supplementary images for Art Adventure Picture People to use in their classroom presentations, either with the provided posters or by themselves. The images are optimized for common classroom projectors and white boards.


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