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Cuba Museum of Fine Arts

Curator Competition

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The Timeline
Timeline Template
  1. Create a template of a timeline.
  2. Identify a decade between 1750 and 1950.
  3. Identify one primary source quote to describe the era.
  4. Identify the prevailing art movement of the era.
  5. Identify relevant art examples before and after the chosen decade.
  6. Locate visual examples of the art movement.
  7. Include and identify major historical and political movements.
  8. Include and identify major literary and musical works.
  9. Include and identify major scientific and technological advances.


  • 1. Three to five page term paper that defends the statement: How does an art movement reflect the history of its time?
  • Outline: Thesis statement: What is art?
  • Definition of the identified art movement.
  • An understanding of the prevailing concepts.
  • Connections to history
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • 2. Defense of Thesis
  • 3. Re-teaching component
  • 4. Presentation