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The Water Nearby
Lesson using Google Maps to first find the class’ school, then locate and learn about the closest body of water to the school. By working with maps, students build visual literacy and begin to develop geographical awareness. Part of the resource “Life on the Water.”
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): All grades
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The White House Collection of American Crafts
Exhibition featuring seventy-two works by seventy-seven of America’s leading craft artists today. Includes video clips by SAAM Director Elizabeth Broun, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton, and Michael Monroe, SAAM Curator-in-Charge.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Timeline: The Civil War and American Art
Illustrated dual timeline. National events before, during, and after the war are set alongside works that anticipate or depict the war.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions (PDF)
Guide and lessons on Native American quilters, their communities, and quilt stories. Follows quilting traditions, designs and imagery across many indigenous peoples. For middle school students, but adaptable for all ages. For museum visits or independent use.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Texture
Lesson in which students observe the textures of various objects in order to create the illusion of texture in 2-D.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Tour the Universe
A virtual tour of heavenly bodies.
Provider: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: American Impressionism
Online exhibition presenting canvases full of light and color by such artists as Childe Hassam, James McNeill Whistler, Mary Cassatt, John Twatchman, and Thomas Wilmer Dewing.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Arte Latino
Online exhibition celebrating the vitality of Latino art traditions and innovations, from the 18th through the 20th centuries, represented by Carlos Alfonzo, Amalia Mesa-Bains, and Jesus Bautista Moroles.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Contemporary Folk Art
Online exhibition showcasing self-taught artists of the past 40 years whose styles were often developed in isolation or in small communities across the country.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Lure of the West
Online exhibition including portraits of Native Americans by George Catlin, western subjects by Frederic Remington and Albert Bierstadt, and works from the Taos School.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Modernism & Abstraction
Online exhibition showing radical transformations of American art in the 20th century by Georgia O’Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, and Franz Kline.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Scenes of American Life
Online exhibition exploring the 20th century – from the Roaring Twenties to the Depression to the postwar period – through the works of Edward Hopper, Jacob Lawrence, and Paul Cadmus.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: The Gilded Age
Online exhibition highlighting John Singer Sargent, Abbott Thayer, and others who brought a new sophistication and elegance to American art in the decades before World War I.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum: Young America
Online exhibition tracing our nation’s transformation from colonies to nationhood through great portraits, landscapes, and scenes of early America.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Vibrant Visions: Pochoir Prints in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum
Online exhibition providing a brief history and description of the pochoir process along with select examples of pochoir images from the library's collection that illustrate costume, interior, and pattern designs produced in France from 1900 through the 1930s. The pochoir process, characterized by its crisp lines and brilliant colors, produces images that have a freshly printed or wet appearance.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Voyages
Online exhibit recording journeys to new places, mental explorations, and new creative thoughts. Background information and items from the Smithsonian collection document physical journeys as seen by early explorers, journeys of the mind where scientists expand our conception of the universe, and journeys of imagination led by artists, writers, and artisans.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Whistler's Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London
Online exhibit that features a Victorian street map of Chelsea, an area said to be "owned" by James McNeill Whistler because of his many paintings and etchings of its steet scenes. Those scenes can be viewed by clicking on the map.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 9–12, General audience
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Who Stole the Teepee?
Image gallery shows ways in which Native culture has been transformed by tourism, the realities of reservation life, and the missionary schools that attempted to “civilize” Native children. Also discussed are the realities of contemporary Native life, far removed from the popular conceptions. Tension between maintaining traditions and the demands of an ever changing world are explored.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): General audience
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Wine, Worship, and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani, Treasures from Georgia
Online exhibit presenting a collection of ancient artifacts from Colchis, which reveals an intermingling of Greek and Persian motifs with local styles and traditions. Looking at these objects gives us a glimpse into the ancient land of Colchis (modern-day Georgia) and its principal city of Vani. Includes images of Georgia, a slideshow of objects in the Wine, Worship, and Sacrifice exhibit, and an interactive look at the dig site where these objects were found.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Wonder Bound: Rare Books on Early Museums
Exhibit of books discussing the collection, exhibition, and preservation habits of early museums, galleries, and their libraries. Includes enlarged images of many resources.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Wondrous Cold: An Antarctic Journey
Penguin bookmarks featuring award-winning photographer, Joan Myers’s, photographs of Antarctica. Place mail order. No charge.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
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Grade(s): General audience
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Word Play: Contemporary Art by Xu Bing
Interactives based on the artwork of contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing, who focuses on mixing language with fine art. Includes images and animations highlighting stand-out installations and interviews with the artist.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Written in Stone: Inscriptions from the National Museum of Saudi Arabia
Examines 54 museum objects that bear ancient inscriptions. Discusses reason and content for carved writing. Includes images in color, black/white, and line drawings, as well as background essay and interpretations.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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www.me.com
Activity in which students create an autobiographical comic book or graphic novel to go on a blog Web site.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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You're a Grand Old Group
Teacher-created lesson that introduces young students to the idea of symbols through a study of the U.S. flag--a symbol made up of symbols.The children get into groups to create their own symbolic flags.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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