and ideas designed to incorporate computer technology into the
visual arts are shared.
This is a good
starting point for the arts. You will find lessons, links to
museums, and ways to participant in community cultural events.
- Starting Point
the Getty Education Institute for the Arts, this Website focuses
on helping arts educators, general classroom teachers using the
arts in their curriculum, museum educators, and university faculty
involved in the arts. Discussions and articles encourage the
exchange of ideas.
National University’s gallery of art history presents over 70,000
images of classical, medieval, and renaissance architecture and
Annie's Craft Page
Grab your glue
guns, scissors, and craft materials. Watch butterflies pop up
from cards, geometric designs take shape, and animated stick
puppets come to life. Complete illustrated step-by-step instructions,
patterns, tie-in books, and links are provided. This is an exceptional
Website for elementary artists.
A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the introduction of
the Brownie camera.
simple and expert modes. Pick from birthday, Christmas, crown,
flower, house, or snowman pictures. Color them interactively
and save them. This web is brought to you by Carlos A. Pero.
Binny and Smith
have produced an excellent resource for art teachers. There are
directions for creating with many different types of art media.
In addition, there is a history of crayons and contests that
students can enter.
Directory to ONline Museums
This is a reference lisitng by category.
Ministry of Culture French Cave Paintings
Text and images
about the the Chauvet Cave prehistoric cave art discovery.
Factory integrates art with science and social studies to teach
solid waste management concepts in a fun and entertaining way.
Visitors learn how to make art using easy to obtain solid waste
as a source of free materials. Some of the activities include
drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, papier-mâché,
marbling and crafts.
Journey Through Art with W. H. Johnson
(1901-1970), a major figure in 20th-century American Art, studied
at the National Academy of Design in New York. Prior to World
War II he spent time learning from European artists in southern
France. You are invited to journey through a chronological timeline
of Johnson’s works. In this series of colorful paintings, you
can observe how his style evolved. The “Fighters for Freedom” collection
depicts famous men and women who were leaders in the quest for
racial equality. In “Scenes from City Life and Country Life,” universal
themes are portrayed that touch the human spirit. Activities
for elementary students, such as creating a self-portrait, planning
a make-believe trip, or writing a story about one of the paintings,
accompany each page.
The curators at the Science Museum suggest you begin your classroom investigation of Leonardo da Vinci by asking your students what they have read or heard about him: Where did he live? When did he live? Why is he famous? You may want to have them make a written list of their initial ideas for comparison at the end of their study of Leonardo. Then, delve into the many lessons.
Gallery of Art
online such as Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van
Gogh Museum, Amsterdam or the Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient
Cambodia: Millennium of Glory.
Scrapbooking on Pinterest
Find lots of
ideas about making scrapbooks along with where to find supplies.