Arts of the Americas

This Arts of the Americas presentation also includes:

Machu Pichu, Chichen Itza, Mesa Verde Pueblo. Pyramids, temples, giant stone carvings, kivas. Murals, jewelry, pottery, katsina. The rich array of art and architecture from the Americas is featured in a 130-slide PowerPoint, designed for AP art history and humanities classes, but also appropriate for anyone interested in the history of art in the Americas.

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Classroom Considerations

  • Consider separating the 130-slide presentation into several lessons
  • No script is provided; therefore, preview the entire presentation to determine where additional commentary would need to be provided
  • Designed for AP art history and humanities classes, the presentation could be used to introduce the arts of the Americas or as a review for the May exams
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • The presentation is filled with stunning images
  • Some background and historical information is provided
Cons

  • No script accompanies the presentation
  • Not all images are labeled
  • The significance of some of the images is not indicated
  • Some quiz questions are based on information not included in the presentation