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A fun family activity that explores water and reflections in nature and in painting. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. Introduction: In the painting...
Family Activity: Reflections in Water
Explore the theme of travel and motion in art. The packet surveys the history of transportation: movement on land, water, and, ultimately, lifting off, soaring through the sky. Nine works of art from...
Teacher Manual: Art on the Move
In this lesson, students will consider how the sea, part of the natural environment of the state of Maine and the setting of The Herring Net, was critical in making commercial fishing one of...
Lesson Plan: Industry and Environment
An overview of Monet's brilliant landscape, painted with a "palette of diamonds and precious stones," of a resort town just over the Italian border.
An introduction to one of Renoir's harmonious images of bourgeois leisure in suburban Paris.
An overview of the style and subject of this final study for Seurat's first important painting.
Learn how Monet challenged the traditional technical and compositional standards of painting in this unconventional beach scene and lay the foundation for the style that would become Impressionism.
An overview of Courbet's artistic style and career and an introduction to his rugged landscape of a mountainous gorge.
Learn why this painting has been called the "first Impressionist landscape."
An introduction to Homer's dramatic painting of two fishermen struggling to haul their catch into a dory during a storm at sea.

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