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Arts & Humanities

1.       National Gallery of Art Education webpage - Classroom resources, kits on loan and a virtual site for many of their art works.  One of the best sites to search for well know paintings.


  1. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ArtThink Site -  ArtThink is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's curriculum site, which provides theme-based activities in visual arts, language arts, history and social studies.  Student and teacher resources.


3.           Techniques to use art as a means of increasing perspective taking, questioning, observing, comparing and contrasting along with other techniques.  Teacher lesson plan included that could be applied to any subject area.


4.         Resources in arts and humanities with search engine for topics you enter. Includes links to performance arts, theatre, dance and music.


  1.     Will correlate their resources to Georgia State Standards and tell you what you may show on-line from their collection.  Click “Educators” section and look for “Art and Design”.



  1. Art Institute of Chicago Art access – Glossary, lesson plans, family activities, books, media and maps.  Lesson plans tie into content subjects.


  1. Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures - Learn about sound, music notation, text, and instruments in a fun, interactive exploration of musical repertoire. Although designed primarily for those aged 6–12, these engaging games allow both kids and adults to experience great music while learning music concepts in a stimulating environment.


  1.   Explore the combined collections of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center through hundreds of new features in ArtsConnectEd. Search over 100,000 resources in the Art Finder, including works of art, texts, audio, video, and interactive resources. Save and customize items in the redesigned Art Collector. Comment, tag and rate everything!


  1. The Whole School Initiative - The Whole Schools Initiative, Mississippi’s first comprehensive statewide arts education program, uses the arts as a vehicle for promoting high-quality instruction and learning for students in all disciplines


  1. Perpich Center for Arts Education – Resources and K-12 Arts Standards


  1. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Teaching with Art webpage: lesson plans and art collection.


  1. New Orleans Museum of Art – Educator’s page has collections of pictures by topic along with an educator’s guide.



13.   The Kennedy Center ArtsEDGE -  “Teach” bar across the top  has lessons for all grade levels and an easy spot under standards to find standards for all fine arts areas.


14.   Federal Resources for Educational Excellence – Free resources for artists, music, visual arts.  Includes audio clips with music.  Good for supporting integration with subject area content.



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