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photoLESSON 7 Strike a pose! Field trip to the museum

Grade Level: 6th to 12th Grade

Duration: half-day

Students will take a guided tour of a museum focusing on portraiture. They will discuss components of portraits, their purpose and meaning, and social protocols contemporary and historical. They will explore postures and gestures by reenacting poses.

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