The Princess And The Painter
Students discover Baroque art techniques through the research of Diego Velasquez' work "Las Meninas" and other Baroque art. This leads to an exciting creative art project of "everyday life" by each student.
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Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
British and American Painters at the Musee' d'Orsay
Students study the similarities and differences between British and American painters located in the Musee' d'Orsay. In this art history instructional activity, students learn how to observe and analyze pieces of different art styles....
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
The Artist at Work
Students analyze art pieces of Picasso and Diego Velazquez to consider artists self-portraits using their work tools. In this art analysis instructional activity, students complete introductory and image based discuss to consider how an...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Writing about Art:Comparing Portraits
Students compare and contrast an academic and Impressionist portrait. In this art history lesson, students look at two different styles of painting and write a paragraph as if they are the subject in the painting. They compare and...
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Writing About Art: Comparing Portraits
Students write a composition comparing and contrasting two portraits. In this comparing and contrasting lesson, students will observe two portraits and compare them through their writing. They then will write a letter to the artists...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Pictures of Royalty: The Imagined
Elizabeth Peyton is an artist who creates images of people (often famous) that she doesn't personally know. These images become part of her imagined community. Learners analyze her work, her community of imagined friends, and then create...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Las Meninas by VelÂ¿Â¿zquez
Learners use a CD-ROM to identify parts of the painting "Las Meninas". They complete a worksheet based on questions in the different segments of the CD-ROM. They research the royal family and compare them to other families and portraits....
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts