Students study the artist Michelangelo and what it was like to paint the Sistine Chapel. They make paintings while lying on their backs under their desks.
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Renaissance Artists Who Inspired the World
The European Renaissance was a period of enlightenment and awakening, in science, literature, and art alike. Learn about the most influential artists during the Renaissance with a set of worksheets and activities that encourages learners...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Discuss The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo with your eager sixth graders. While the painting does depict a religious scene, it is a great way to show how cultural context can be reflected in art. Viewers will learn about Michelangelo,...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Italian Renaissance Architecture
The Italian Renaissance was a period of beautiful art and masterful architecture. Presented here are images of buildings that represent the styles of the Renaissance. Buildings designed by masters such as Alberti, Brunelleschi, Bramante,...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Classic Still Life Drawing
Provide your young artists with an opportunity to study the masters and their techniques to become skilled at drawing still life. They discuss and view images from artists like Degas and Michelangelo, practice drawing techniques such as...
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts