Ivory and African elephants
(grades 7–8)

Museums like Agnes need to preserve, interpret and share their works of historical ivory art like this figure. Through these works, we can learn a bit about the people who made them and the context in which they were made.

Featuring Lega Artist, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Figure, unknown date

AGNES Learns is a digital resource for children and families. Artworks from the Agnes collection inspire fun ways to explore, understand and get creative.


This video is accompanied by a lesson plan geared towards elementary school students grades 7-8

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