Artworks & Artists
Students click on different artwork to explore theme, composition and interpretation.
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Liberty Bowl, No. 45 by Paul Revere
What does a bowl have to do with Paul Revere? Learners will find out about the Liberty Bowl, a silver piece created by Mr. Revere himself. Each of the suggested activities is perfect for engaging kids in exploring the Revolutionary War...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Gora Mbengue, "Al-Buraq"
Young art enthusiasts will create an imaginative animal painting, write a story, and hold a storytelling conference. Next, they research the inspiration of one piece of politically charged art. These three fun activities are inspired by...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Still Life & Observation Drawing Activity
High schoolers examine drawings from Andy Warhol. After reading different points of view on the piece, they write their own critique. They answer and discuss questions as a class and create their own drawing of a still-life object and...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Deities & Superheroes
Here's a twist on the old compare-and-contrast instructional activity. Budding art historians compare an Assyrian limestone relief to comic book superheroes. They discuss the similarities and differences in the three-dimensional relief...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts