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View Resource The Incredible Art Department

At the heart of the Incredible Art Department, provided by an Indiana elementary and middle school art teacher, is the lesson plan section; it contains over 20 lesson plans, submitted by elementary, middle school, high school, and college art teachers. The site also offers links to the best school art on the Net, and a selected monthly school art room, featuring a gallery of that school's work....

https://www.incredibleart.org/
View Resource National Gallery of Art Education Division

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC has grouped the services of its Education Division conveniently at this section of its site. For example, for classes planning in-person trips, the site lists various thematic tours designed to teach geography, history, or language arts using fine arts; each listing includes instructions for ordering accompanying teaching materials and reservation forms...

https://www.nga.gov/education.html
View Resource 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/
View Resource Web Gallery of Art

This Website "contains over 10,000 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800" supplemented with commentary on their technique and history. The site has been online since 1996, but updates regularly, adding images, works of new artists, and new commentaries as well as revising commentaries on previously featured artists such as Andrea del...

https://www.wga.hu/index1.html
View Resource 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
View Resource 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...
View Resource Tate Britain: Turner Online

This Web site is devoted to Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851), one of Britain's most famous, and somewhat controversial, artists. Turner displayed his first oil painting at the Royal Academy at the age of 21, and he remained actively involved at the Academy for the rest of his life. The site provides a brief biography of the artist as well as a timeline in which Turner's accomplishments...

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turn...
View Resource 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://www.harvardartmuseums.org/tour/the-bauhaus
View Resource 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/
View Resource 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...

http://kinderart.com/
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