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    • Khatt: the Basis of Calligraphy

    • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) -- Exhibitions -- Designs and plans; Islamic art -- Exhibitions -- Designs and plans; Islamic calligraphy -- Exhibitions -- Designs and plans; Koran -- Exhibitions -- Designs and plans; Cultural...
    • Arabic script has textural and visual anomalies between its two defined categories, traditional and modern. The dynamic elements of its forms attract a younger audience who may not be familiar with the riches of Arabic culture. Islamic history is...
    • Memory Bank: Focus Ethiopia

    • Ethiopia -- Social life and customs; Cultural studies; African studies; Museum exhibits -- Designs and plans
    • The Memory Bank project, based on the concept of a bank as a place for safekeeping, was designed to show a means of producing an exhibit whose objective was to enable and facilitate the sharing and preserving of knowledge about a transplanted...
    • An Urban Training Facility for 2-Wheeled Vehicles

    • Motorcycling -- Programmed instruction ; Bicycles and bicycling -- Safety measures; Urban development; Sustainable design; Parking garages -- Remodeling for other use
    • The urban training facility is a training facility for 2-wheeled vehicles accessible within District of Columbia (DC) city limits, to educate urban riders on safe vehicle operation within the urban environment. Due to the limited space in cities,...
    • Sustainable Rehabilitation

    • Barns -- Remodeling for other use; Hotels -- Designs and plans; Sustainable architecture;
    • Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, is a rural agricultural borough situated in the heart of Franklin County. There are several existing agricultural buildings no longer being used for their original purposes, and the landscape is dotted with these iconic...
    • i Fitness

    • Gymnasiums -- Design and construction; Brain games; Brain plasticity and reorganization; Brain -- Aging -- Prevention; Mental illness -- Prevention;
    • We exercise our body to stay strong, healthy and in shape, so why shouldn't we exercise our brain to stay mentally fit? It is now possible to locate and observe complex qualities of the brain through scientific research and it is now possible to...
    • Modern Woman: Edith Bolling Galt Wilson's Interpretation of the Fashions Fit for the First Lady,...

    • Wilson, Edith Bolling Galt, 1872-1961 -- Clothing; Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Clothing; Fashion -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Fashion -- United States -- History -- 20th century; House of Worth (Firm); Fashion --...
    • Over the course of America’s history, many First Ladies have made their mark on fashion and become trendsetters while others have faded into the past with little regard for their attire. All First Ladies have had to balance their attire between...
    • Incorporating Museum-School Programs In Classroom Curriculum

    • Museums -- Educational aspects; Curriculum planning; Art -- Study and teaching; Interactive multimedia;
    • In the public school system, many art teachers have a similar problem: how to provide students with rich museum experiences that tie in with their curriculum and state standards when they are discouraged by budget problems and a lack of support? I...
    • Mary Walker Phillips: "Creative Knitting"and the Cranbrook Experience

    • Phillips, Mary Walker; Cranbrook Academy of Art; Textile industry; Textile crafts; Fiberwork; Knitting; Handicraft -- United States -- History -- 20th century;
    • Mary Walker Phillip's work, 1940s - 1970s, exemplifies the "search for form" that Eliel Saarinen, Finnish-American architect and first President of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, established as the basis for Cranbrook's progressive,...
    • Altar-ed: the Transformation of a Sacred Space

    • Sacred space; Religious architecture; Religious architecture -- Remodeling for other use; Synagogues -- Remodeling for other use;
    • In September the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion produced a survey examining American piety in the 21st century. They discovered that in the last fifteen years of polling the number of American people who declared no religious affiliation...
    • Creating Space: Mindfulness and Art-Making

    • Yoga; Creative ability; Spirituality; Self-consciousness (Awareness); Art -- Study and teaching; Adult education;
    • This research investigates how mindful awareness practices, such as yoga, could enhance the art-making process for the adult learner. This investigation explores three psychological obstacles to art-making: fear, the inability to concentrate, and...
    • Indus Village -An Ancient Acropolis

    • Visitors' centers; Tourist information centers -- India; Historic sites -- India;
    • “As I grew up and became engaged in activities which promised to lead to India’s freedom, I became obsessed with the thought of India. What was this India that possessed me and beckoned me continually, urging me to action so that we might realize...
    • The Bridge: Exemplary Partnerships

    • Art -- Study and teaching; Museums -- Educational aspects; Institutional cooperation
    • The scope of this thesis is an examination of the best practices exercised by three art museum and public school partnerships currently in place across the United States. The topic is collaboration between education professionals in each of the...
    • The White House Interiors of Caroline Harrison and Edgar Yergason, 1890-1892

    • White House (Washington, D.C.); Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott, 1832-1892; Yergason, Edgar, 1840-1920; House furnishings -- Washington (D.C.); Interior decoration -- Washington (D.C.); Presidents' spouses -- United States -- 1880-1900; Colonial...
    • First Lady Caroline Harrison (1832-1892) and upholsterer Edgar Yergason (1840 -1920) were participants in a complex cultural reassessment of American taste at the end of the nineteenth century. Their collaborative redecoration of the White House...


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