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American History and Art from New England

Students, teachers, and just about anyone with an interest in American history will find helpful resources at the Memorial Hall Museum Online, a village museum of 300-year-old Deerfield, Massachusetts. Features of the site include: the Digital Collection, a searchable database of over 1,000 artifacts selected from 70,000 in the Museum's holdings; In the Classroom, a collection of curriculum ideas...
Art Works Blog

The Art Works Blog is what you might expect from the National Endowment for the Arts – it's literate, informed, and jam packed with leading artists, writers, thinkers, and creative innovators. Updated Monday through Friday, the blog supports the NEA's efforts to celebrate "the diverse and dynamic landscape of the arts across America." Recent entries include quotes from Edwidge Danticat and Ursula...

Art:21 will be broadcast beginning September 21. The first four programs are Place, Spirituality, Identity, and Consumption. Performance artist Laurie Anderson opens the Place episode, and video clips of her opener are available at the Website. Other featured artists are Richard Serra, Sally Mann, Margaret Kilgallen, Barry McGee, and Pepon Osorio. Biographies, video, and examples of artworks, with...
Dox Thrash: Revealed

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has created an online version of their exhibition entitled Dox Thrash: An African American Master Printmaker Rediscovered. Dox Thrash (1893-1965), a notable artist who rose to national prominence during the late 1930s, is mostly known for his carborundum prints, a process of using gritty carborundum crystals on copper plates to carve etchings. Consisting of various...
Early American Paintings in the Worchester Art Museum

The product of a three-year effort by the Worcester Art Museum, this attractive online exhibit explores early American painters and their works. The site features biographies of 20 artists and detailed information on 53 works, which also include numerous comparative images from other collections. Visitors may browse the collection via an interactive timeline or by artist, genre, or place of...
Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art

Brought to the Web by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery, this online exhibition explores the landscapes of North America using these broad categories: Evolving, Social, Mythic, and Personal. The show includes paintings, drawings, textiles,...
Smithsonian American Art Museum

The National Museum of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution, has made selections from its collections available via the web. The site is graphically quite intensive, as might be expected; loading time is increased by the site's reliance on image maps for navigation (although some "mostly text pages" are available). Users will need audio plug-ins to fully experience the site, which...
Women Artists of the American West Past and Present: An Internet Course and Interdisciplinary Resource Featuring the Vital Contributions That Women Have Made to the Art and History of the American West

This Website, produced for an online course from Purdue University, features seventeen collections of women artists of the American West arranged around four themes: community, identity, spirituality, and locality. The collections are presented as a series of illustrated essays and cover the art of both European descendants and Native Americans in the area. The essays are written by art...