Livingston Lord Library
Curriculum Materials Center

Art

  • Art Education Resources—All kinds of links for art education, including lesson plans. (http://www.design-training.com/art/art-education-resources.html)



  • ARTSEDGE: Curriculum Studio for K-12 TeachersDesigned to provide K-12 teachers with curriculum materials, programs, strategies, and other information relating to the performing arts. Includes lesson plans and units. (http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators.aspx)

  • ArtsEdNet—Lesson plans developed by teachers familiar with discipline-based art education (DBAE). (http://www.getty.edu/artsednet/)

  • KinderartContains teacher-submitted art lessons for pre-K to grade 8. Includes topics such as architecture, bulletin boards, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, and much more. (http://www.kinderart.com)

  • Metropolitan Museum of ArtIncludes on-line access to over 3,500 works of art, as well as activities to learn more about specific works of art. (http://www.metmuseum.org/home.asp)

  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts—Provides information on the museum's events and exhibits plus over 2,000 works from the collection on-line. Includes teaching units, lesson plans, and interactive programs. (http://www.artsmia.org/)

  • National Art Education AssociationProvides information about this art association for anyone interested in art education at all levels, including community arts and museums. (http://www.arteducators.org)

  • National Museum of American ArtOnline branch of the Smithsonian devoted to U.S. artists from colonial to modern times. The site includes over 500 works of art. Click on "Education" on the left for access to activities for students and teacher’s guides and curricular units. (http://americanart.si.edu/index3.cfm)

  • Through a Child's Eye: In Your ClassroomDeveloped by the Cincinnati Art Museum to link art and various subject areas. Provides lesson plans for PreK-thrid grade on works of art, along with recommended children's books, and classroom activities. (http://www.art-throughachildseye.org/lessons.html)

  • WebMuseum, Paris—Online source of information about artists and their work. Includes illustrations of many works of art.(http://www.ibiblio.org/louvre/)