The Silk Road Teacher Institute at the Art Institute of Chicago was funded by the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation.

Thanks to the following Teachers who contributed lesson plans:

Gina Alicea, Talman Elementary School
Niki Antonakos and Hilary Qualiana, Deerfield High School
Margaret Bahner, Illinois School
Abby Burgett, Stone Scholastic Academy
Patricia Danch, Shepard Middle School
Patricia Rain Gianneschi-McNichols, Armstrong School of International Studies
Kathryn Harmount, Jefferson Elementary
Rita Marquez, Madero Middle School
Laura Rovelo-Meyran, Whittier Kindergarten Center
Laura Wright, Niles North High School

Produced by the Department of Museum Education.

Staff credits:

Grace Murray
Shannon Liedel
David Stark