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Art of the First Cities: The Third Millenium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus

Designed to complement "Art of the First Cities" -- an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum through August 17, 2003 --this Web site presents almost two dozen examples of Third Millennium B.C. art from the region called the "cradle of civilization," an area stretching from the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean across Iran and Central Asia to the Indus Valley. The site is divided into eight thematic...

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/metpublications/Art_of_the_Fir...
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Auckland Art Gallery: Education Resources

Educators in search of lesson ideas incorporating visual art may be interested in perusing the education resources provided by the Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand. This collection of thematically-grouped resources is targeted towards primary and secondary students and includes multiple options for use during a gallery field trip and in the classroom. For example, in the secondary level...

https://www.aucklandartgallery.com/visit/education-groups/ed...
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

In a city known for creative expression and its free-thinkers, the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) is a major cultural institution. The site is a veritable cornucopia of artistic endeavors, including film, performance art, installations, and lectures. Visitors planning a trip to either institution will want to click on the "Visit" section, and others with a more scholarly...

https://bampfa.org/
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Denver Art Museum: Creativity Resources

For K-12 art instructors, the Denver Art Museum offers this collection of "creativity resources" that may inspire ideas for lesson plans or classroom activities. While some of these resources involve a field trip to the Denver Art Museum, this collection also includes a number of lesson plans, videos, book recommendations and other resources that may appeal to art educators located anywhere in the...

https://www.denverartmuseum.org/en/creativity-resource-libra...
Destination Modern Art - MOMA

Grab your kids and join a couple of space aliens on a mission to explore modern art from MOMA's permanent collection (and at its satellite PS1), a former public school building. (Notably, the five works and associated activities at MOMA amused a seven-year-old for at least 25 minutes!) These activities include Listen (especially good on Van Gogh's _Starry Night_), Tools (make your own collage...

https://www.moma.org/interactives/destination/
Extra Ordinary Every Day: The Bauhaus at the Busch-Reisinger

Led by Walter Gropius and his fellow design collaborators, the Bauhaus was one of the most important and influential design schools of the twentieth century, extending its influence throughout much of Europe and the United States. Within the Bauhaus there was also a strong interest in designing objects for everyday life and utility. Drawing on the collection of the Busch-Reisinger Museum at...

https://harvardartmuseums.org/tour/the-bauhaus
HomeworkSpot.com

StartSpot Mediaworks, creators of the well-regarded LibrarySpot.com, have recently announced the launch of three new Spot sites. Like the original, these new sites are very user-friendly portals to relevant sites and resources. Each site has a similar layout, with subsections such as Must See sites, In the News, By the Numbers, Themes, You Asked For It, and On Exhibit in the main right-hand side...

http://www.homeworkspot.com/
Illuminating the Renaissance: The Triumph Of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe

Visitors to the Web version of this Getty Museum exhibition may well have an advantage over on-site visitors. While the physical exhibition features more than 130 illuminated books produced in Flanders between 1470 and 1560, viewers at the Web site have a chance to get much closer to twenty selected manuscripts, using the Zoom & Explore functions provided. Click a thumbnail to investigate a single...

http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/flemish/home.html
KinderArt

KinderArt has been a presence on the web since 1996, when the organizers placed their first few free art lessons online. Since then the site's collection of helpful art lessons designed to assist K-12 educators (and their students) has grown to include over 800 different lessons. KinderArt was founded by Andrea Mulder-Slater and Jantje Blokhuis-Mulder, both of whom are practicing visual artists...

https://kinderart.com/
MASS MoCA

Located in the quaint town of North Adams, Massachusetts, Mass MoCA is one of the United States' premier venues for viewing large scale contemporary artworks. The center opened in 1999 on the site of several former industrial buildings, and it has grown to include various performance spaces, a theater, and a space dedicated to arts education for the young. On their homepage, visitors can view...

https://massmoca.org/
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