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Online Resources for Educators
An assortment of Art, Art Integration, and Art History online resources you may find useful.
Please note: These links are not affiliated with Phoenix Art Museum, and we cannot be responsible for their content.
Artcyclopedia http://www.artcyclopedia.com/ A search engine for finding art images.
Art History Resources
Curated online art history database, maintained by Professor Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe, Art History.
ArtNC http://artnc.org/ This North Carolina Museum of Art website is designed for educators, students, and anyone interested in looking and learning from works of art.
ArtsConnectEd http://www.artsconnected.org/ This interactive website is full of artworks and resources from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Walker Art Center.
Arts Integration Teachers - Lesson Planning http://artsintegration.com/portal/lesson-planning/ Online lesson planning tools for art integrated lessons
ArtThink http://www.sfmoma.org/artthink/ This 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.
Creativity Resource for Teachers http://creativity.denverartmuseum.org/ Denver Art Museum’s website for teachers includes curriculum, artwork, and resources.
Dick Blick for Educators http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/
The Educator pages of this online art supply retailer offer free lesson plans, and other resources for teachers.
Resources for educators from the Dallas Museum of Art.
Edutopia is the education-oriented website of The George Lucas Foundation. They offer tools for art integrated learning.
Getty Resources for Educators
Curriculum and resources from the J. Paul Getty Museum of Art
Google Cultural Institute
“Technologies that make the world’s culture accessible to anyone, anywhere.” Includes Google Art Project, Historic Moments, and World Wonders.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, this timeline of art history offers world maps, thematic essays, and works of art.
Integrating the Arts- The Walters http://thewalters.org/integrating-the-arts/ The Walters Art Museum provides online, multi-media resources and art integration techniques for educators.
Kennedy Center ArtsEdge http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators.aspx ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center’s education website, offering digital resources for learning about arts and culture.
Khan Academy SmartHistory https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-history-basics/beginners-art-history/a/cave-painting-contemporary-art-and-everything-in-between Smarthistory from Khan Academy offers more than 1,000 videos and articles on art from around the world and across time. This multimedia website was designed as an interactive art history textbook, with videos, timelines, and images.
KinderArt http://www.kinderart.com/ KinderArt describes itself as “the largest collection of free art lessons on the Internet.”
Library of Congress Teacher Page http://www.loc.gov/teachers/ The Library of Congress Teacher Page offers a variety of classroom resources and professional development, focusing on bringing primary resources to the classroom.
Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources http://www.loc.gov/teachers/tps/ This site has classroom materials, including lesson plans, themed resources, primary source sets, presentations and activities, and ideas for teaching with specific Library of Congress primary sources.
National Arts Education Association: Museum Education Weblinks & Resources http://www.arteducators.org/research/research This list from NAEA aggregates museum education websites and describes their available resources for teachers.
National Education Association http://www.nea.org/home/ToolsAndIdeas.html The “Tools and Ideas” section of NEA’s website offers many teacher resources, including lesson plans for all subjects and grade levels, articles offering advice and support, and spaces to connect with other educators from across the country.
National Gallery of Art http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/teachers.html
Images, object information, and lesson plans from the National Gallery of Art.
Odyssey Online http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/
Resources for learning about ancient art from the Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Africa, and Ancient Americas. From the Museum of Emory University, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, and Dallas Museum of Art.
PBS Art21 http://www.pbs.org/art21/
PBS’ Art21 series focuses on contemporary art in America, with thematic episodes featuring multiple artists. In addition to teaching resources such as lesson plans and educator guides, this site contains episodes and clips, artist information, slideshows, and a blog.
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/ More than 14,000 downloadable public media content resources for teachers, organized by subject areas, and tied to national standards.
PBS Teachers http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/ Resources for educators from the arts, health, math, language arts, science, and social studies.
Picturing America http://picturingamerica.neh.gov/index.php?sec=home
This site from the National Endowment for the Humanities uses art to launch discussions about culture, history, and politics. Search for specific images, browse broadly, or see artworks organized by themes. Also provides annotated lists of websites relevant to each image.
Online retailer for art posters
Resources for the Classroom (Education at the Getty) http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/classroom_resources/index.html
Curricula and guides for educators
Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Online Classroom Activities http://www.americanart.si.edu/education/activities/online/index.cfm The Smithsonian’s American Art Museum website offers interactive educational resources.
The Arts in Every Classroom Video Library http://www.learner.org/resources/series165.html
From the Annenberg Foundation, this is a video library for classroom teachers and arts specialists. It contains 14 half-hour video programs, a library guide, and website.
The Incredible Art Department http://incredibleart.org/
The Incredible Art Department is for art teachers, art students, parents, homeschoolers and artists. This site provides information on art careers, art schools, art education, lesson plans, visual art news, and art resources.
The National Archives Experience Docs Teach http://docsteach.org/ The National Archives offers resources for teaching with primary source documents.
Treasures 4 Teachers
Treasures 4 Teachers is a member based resource and supply store serving the educators of Arizona. Anyone who works closely with students can have access to a wide selection of materials, resources and training that will enhance and expand the learning process. The materials we provide are able to come at low to no cost due to our donation based operations.
Visit the Art Research Library for books, periodicals, on-line databases, artist files, and more. Student groups may also schedule time in the Library in conjunction with a Museum visit, by prior arrangement as staff availability permits. Contact the Tour Coordinator at (602) 257-4356 or email email@example.com for more information.
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Museum images may be used for classroom teaching only. They may not be re-published on web-pages or incorporated into print documents except for direct use by students in the classroom.