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Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Niagara View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole.
Classroom or Home Activity: Discovering Virtues in the Land—American Landscape Painting
Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Walking the Line by William Sidney Mount.
Classroom or Home Activity: Art Imitates Life—Jacksonian America
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Distant View of Niagara Falls; Yosemite; Roof, Summer Night; Tanks #2; ...
Classroom or Home Activity: Realism and Idealism—Art and Literature
Art plays an integral role in the daily lives of African people. While their forms, textures, and colors may be visually dazzling, awe-inspiring, or even frightening, African art objects also provide...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: America; Bronco Buster; American Gothic; Trolley, New Orleans; and M &...
Classroom or Home Activity: America Personified
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the Royal Altar Tusk which was created in mid-19th century Nigeria. Includes information...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Royal Altar Tusk</em>
Introduce your students to the Art Institute's celebrated collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. This manual discusses the historical and social milieu of this revolutionary movement...
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
This cheerful bedcover is a "friendship quilt" made for a woman named Ella Maria Deacon in 1842 in the area of Mount Holly, New Jersey. The superb condition of this quilt preserves the ingenious and...
Activity: Ella Maria Deacon's Quilt
In this lesson, students will critically analyze The Bronco Buster by Frederic Remington and examine the historical context during which it was created. They will create or reconstruct a...
Lesson Plan: Wild Wild West
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Rip Van Winkle attributed to John Quidor. Includes information about the artist...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Rip Van Winkle</em> attributed to John Quidor
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