Teaching Packets
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration,#TP3
(Text booklet, 20 slides, and 15 study prints)
Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration, one of the Gallery's most ambitious exhibitions, assembled over 600 paintings, sculpture, drawings, decorative arts, maps, and scientific instru-ments from around the world. These diverse objects provide a visual survey of the world's many cultures around (circa) the year 1492, a time when European explorers created new links among continents that changed cultural perceptions forever. This packet provides the viewer with an artistic journey during the Age of Exploration. The twenty objects included rep-resent the range of artistic achievement of major civilizations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.