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View Resource 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...

http://www.memorialhall.mass.edu/
View Resource 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...

http://www.philamuseum.org/
View Resource Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden

Located at the University of Nebraska, the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden house the Nebraska Art Association collection (started in 1888) and the University of Nebraska collection (started in 1929). In total, the collection comprises over 12,000 pieces in all formats. The collection is particularly strong in 19th century landscape works and American Impressionism. The Sculpture...

http://www.sheldonartmuseum.org
View Resource Creative Space: Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop

This Library of Congress exhibition presents fifty-nine works from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Archives and Collection, most of which can be viewed online (some await copyright clearance). Master printmaker Robert Blackburn, 1920-2003, established the Printmaking Workshop in 1948 in New York City, becoming one of the largest and longest lasting printmaking studios in the United...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/blackburn/
View Resource Smithsonian American Art Museum

This companion Web site to a new book of the same title from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) will serve many readers as well as the book itself. While the web site lacks the large-size, printed reproductions of artwork and introductory texts of the book, it never the less provides reasonable screen resolution images of all of the 225 works reproduced in the book. The web site is...

https://americanart.si.edu/
View Resource Joseph Cornell: Navigating The Imagination

Navigating The Imagination, a Joseph Cornell interactive created by the Peabody Essex Museum, allows a visitor to open up some of this artist's boxes, shake out the objects, and play with them (at least virtually). Short on text and long on pictures, the interactive begins with a compartmentalized box holding details from Cornell's works. Cornell's magic and mystery is preserved as viewers...

http://cornell.pem.org
View Resource Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian

The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian has a beautiful online exhibit, Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian which is meant to accompany the in situ exhibition in Washington D.C. and New York. Scholder's work is the subject of much debate in the world of Native Art, as his work has no obvious Native American imagery in it and he oftentimes denied he was Native American. By clicking on...

http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/scholder/introduction.htm...
View Resource Hood Museum of Art

In 2007 Dartmouth's Hood Museum of Art began a series of exhibitions highlighting their permanent collections with their inaugural collection "American Art at Dartmouth". Excerpts from that show, along with more from their second and current collection "European Art at Dartmouth", are now viewable online. Examples from the American Art show include John Singleton Copley's portrait in pastels of...

http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/
View Resource Graphic Masters II: American Art

Escape from your daily desktop concerns with this exhibition from the Smithsonian, featuring watercolors, pastels, and drawings by artists such as Edward Hopper, Stuart Davis, William H. Johnson, John Steuart Curry, Jacob Lawrence, and Sam Francis. From a 1937 black & white, pen and ink, drawing by Isabel Bishop showing a man playing cards, to a 1951 abstract by David Smith that suggests a...

https://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/graphic-masters-2
View Resource Country Dog Gentlemen Travel to Extraordinary Worlds

This interactive gallery designed for children of all ages was produced by the Education Department of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). In the interactive, the "Country Dog Gentlemen", characters first depicted in a 1972 painting of the same name by the late Bay Area artist Roy De Forest (1930-2007), lead explorations of paintings and sculpture by Frieda Kahlo, Jackson Pollack, and...

http://countrydogs.sfmoma.org/
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