Publishing Organization

Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning is more than a coloring book; it is a challenging set of exercises using compass, ruler, and geometric grid designs that teaches  the principles behind tessellated designs. The exercises are available in pdf form, but the complete resource includes color slides from the MET collection and overhead transparencies.

Type of Resource

Book, Lesson plan

Topic Category
  • Islamic art
  • Islamic civilization
  • World history
Grade Level
  • Elementary
  • Middle School
  • High School