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An Odyssey in Print
Exhibition of art, artifacts, rare books, and manuscripts of explorers, artists, writers, and scientists whose stories, songs, maps, drawings, manuscripts, and books have brought far-away lands closer to home. Includes works from six centuries with descriptions and enlarged detail images. Categories include journeys over land and sea, journeys of the mind, and journeys of the imagination.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Grade(s): General audience
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Anacostia Museum: On-Line Academy
Virtual learning environment on the discovery, interpretation, and preservation of African American history and material culture, featuring video presentations by leading scholars, collectors, and experts.
Provider: Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Archive of African Artists
Online exhibit featuring a sampling of exhibition announcements and gallery brochures for 21 African artists from eleven countries. The National Museum of African Art Library maintains a fast-growing collection of more than 3,300 files on contemporary African artists. No other library in the United States is developing or maintaining this type of collection.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Archives of American Art
Collection of roughly 16 million letters, photographs, diaries, sketches, scrapbooks, business records, and other documentation that supports the study of the history of the visual arts in America.
Provider: Archives of American Art
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Art and Life of William H. Johnson: A Guide for Teachers
Online teachers’ guide taking students from the rural South to the training camps of World War II as they explore the artistic development of American artist William H. Johnson.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Art and Literature
A guide that pairs American artworks with the lives and poems of the nation´s most revered poets, including William Cullen Bryant, Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Carlos Williams, and Charles Olson.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Art of the Stamp
Online exhibit showing how stamps are works of art that serve, in the words of W. B. Yeats, as the silent ambassadors on national taste. Includes original artwork organized by category, information about the artists, story of certain stamps, and a printable “make your own stamp” activity sheet.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Art of the Stamp: Trailblazers and Trendsetters
Exhibit presents 75 original works of art commissioned by the United States Postal Service over the last 40 years. These stamps show icons of our nation that have shaped American history and culture. Paintings and drawings represent the work of 42 different artists and showcase an array of techniques and styles.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Artful Cooking
Teaching kit using Maurice Sendak's Chicken Soup with Rice as a starting point in a conversation about the diversity of food. Connects art reproductions (e.g., Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol) to simple objects like chopsticks and a soup spoon. Lesson plans feature language, science, music, and motor activities, as well as art enrichment. Based on the philosophy and approach of the Smithsonian's museum lab school. Purchase required.
Provider: Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Arts and Crafts of the Northwest Coast Indians and the Eskimos
Bibliography lists references on Eskimo and Northwest Coast Indian arts and crafts.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Arts and Crafts of the Plains Indians
Bibliography list of references on the arts and crafts of the Plains Indians.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Arts in Conservation Education
Online exhibition that presents ten "case studies" of collaborations between artists and conservation educators across the U.S. The Center for Folklife invites educators--and artists--to share their own ideas.
Provider: Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Ask Joan of Art
Pose questions to “art information specialists” on this website from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The experts send you a brief, factual answer or direct you to sources that will aid your research.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Beauty Surrounds Us
Online exhibition presenting an array of breathtaking and culturally significant objects made by Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere as well as activities that correspond to each theme. Objects are organized by theme with cultural context presented.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music
Online exhibit featuring the colorful illustrations found on sheet music featuring aeronautical themes. Since early developments in aeronautics have been accompanied by popular interest and media coverage, you can find many forgotten songs about aeronautics and the colorful illustrations that adorn the sheet music for these songs.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Benedicte Wrensted: Idaho Photographer in Focus
Website discussing how historical photographs can be used both as subjects and supplements to research. Focuses on Benedicte Wrensted, who photographed many Native Americans. Includes biography of the photographer, glossary, print order form, and extensive collection of photographs of Native Americans.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Between Home and Heaven
Photo gallery capturing the compelling complexity of contemporary landscape photography through 90 works by 39 artists.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Bottlecaps to Brushes: Art Activities for Kids
Eight children’s art activities related to and illustrated with works from the museum’s collections. Based on the book Bottlecaps to Brushes by Lynn-Steven Engelke.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): All grades
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Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort
Online exhibit featuring the work of contemporary Native artist Brian Jungen, who transforms mass-produced goods into sculptures that are simultaneously fake and authentic, playful and political, common and extraordinary. Using golf bags to make a totem or plastic chairs to create a whale skeleton, he infuses the objects with meaning, riffing on Indian imagery, pop culture, and consumerism.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Calendar of Events (African Art)
Calendar provides updated information on exhibitions and public programs.
Provider: National Museum of African Art
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Caliphs & Kings: Art and Influence of Islamic Spain
Online exhibit displaying the culture and artwork of Spain during the 8th to 15th centuries, when it was under Islamic control. Includes close-up views and detailed descriptions of selected objects .
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Celebrate the Arts of the Silk Road
Collection of links related to the Silk Road. Includes exhibitions connected to the Silk Road, additional links for more information, and events/talks about the Silk Road.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Celebrating People with Disabilities Through Stamps
Lesson plan that uses postage stamps to introduce notable Americans with disabilities. Students design a stamp of ther own.
Provider: National Postal Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Celebrity Caricatures
Online exhibit featuring portraits of famous Americans exaggerated for humor or criticism. Features artists Al Hirschfeld, Miguel Covarrubias, and some of their contemporaries as well as works from Vanity Fair.
Provider: Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed
Online bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition illuminates Central America's diverse and dynamic ancestral heritage with a selection of more than 160 objects.
Provider: National Museum of the American Indian
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Chaim Gross: A Celebration
Virtual tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Chaim Gross: A Celebration. Presents 19 wood, stone, and bronze sculptures and works on paper.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Chinese Arts of the Brush
Gallery guide discussing the arts of painting and calligraphy in China - their origins, connection, materials, aesthetics, and artistic philosophy. Includes suggested resources.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Classroom Application of ‘One Life: The Mask of Lincoln’
Webinar in which participants consider what a portrait might say about Abraham Lincoln and they era in which he lived.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Classroom Connections: The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Educator Newsletter
Free tri-annual e-newsletter presenting what´s new at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and suggesting ways to integrate our rich collections into a curriculum.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8, 9–12
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Cleopatra: Lost & Found
Virtual tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Cleopatra: Lost & Found exhibit. Includes information about conservation of the exhibit’s pieces and biographical information on the artist, Edmonia Lewis.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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