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The Hindu god Vishnu has ten avatars, or incarnations. Learn about each of the avatars with these origin stories.
R.H. Quaytman uses a multilayered vocabulary to complicate assumptions about singular abstract paintings. Since 2000 she has produced “chapters” of paintings structured around a specific theme or...
Video: Lecture by R.H. Quaytman
Learn how Rococo painters like Tiepolo illustrated stories with their works of art. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.

Introduction:
In the 1700s,...
Family Activity: Picture Books
In this lesson, students will examine a piece of fine art furniture, focusing on Sideboard by Daniel Pabst. After studying and discussing Aesop's Fables they will then engage in a creative...
Lesson Plan: Fables on Furniture
Stories shape our knowledge and understanding of the world we live in. Telling stories helps all of us to understand who we are and what we believe. For visual artists the challenge is to tell a...
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
The Cinderella story appears as a part of diverse cultures around the world. Read a few of these different variations and discuss their similarities and differences, recognizing the role culture...
Lesson Plan: Cultural Celebrations and Storytelling
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Saint George Killing the Dragon by Bernat Martorell. Includes information about...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Saint George Killing the Dragon</em> by Bernat Martorell
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
Internationally noted scholar Barbara Blackmun, Mesa College, San Diego, draws on her field research and years of study of the Benin cultural heritage to review narrative and ritual sources for the...
Audio Lecture: On Benin Art of the Courts
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>
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