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Information for Educators

The Michigan Traditional Arts Program has several on-going projects and annual activities to provide structured educational experiences related to traditional arts. Click on the following to find out more.

Educational resource:
Folk Arts in Education: A Resource Handbook II



Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program

Summer Humanities Institute for teachers and community scholars

MTAP has also developed a number of printed curriculum resources:
    Folk Arts in Education: A Resource Handbook
    Hmong Arts: A Resource Book for Teachers
    FOLKPATTERNS: A Leader's Guide
    Family Folklore
    Michigan Barn and Farmstead Survey Handbook
To purchase publications, please call 517/355.0368 or write:
    Michigan Traditional Arts Program
    Michigan State University Museum
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1045
Other resources are also available in the Archives and Library. Click here for access information.

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