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Whitney Museum of American Art: For Teachers

The Whitney Museum of American Art has been in the news of late due to its sensational new Renzo Piano-designed building. With its vast holdings of American 20th century art, the Museum is also considered one of the world's top art institutions. The Whitney website boasts an excellent page dedicated to teachers. Here, educators will discover Activities focused on works of art and special...
Picturing America

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) teamed up to create this impressive collection of lesson plans and other classroom resources related to famous American art works. These resources, which center on forty different works created between 1100 and 1996, were developed as part of a national initiative that ended in 2009. While no longer active,...