Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness
Encountering Texas: 1846–1856
This site highlights drawings and watercolors by three artists who provided an invaluable record of the vast region that was in the process of becoming the state of Texas.
Erwin E. Smith: Cowboy Photographer
This resource features the photographs of cowboy photographer Erwin E. Smith and offers an in-depth look at the real lives of those who worked cattle on the range.
Inspiring Visions: Artists' Views of the American West
Learn about artists, artworks, and interdisciplinary classroom activities at this site highlighting nineteenth- and twentieth-century paintings, sculpture, and photographs of the American West.
Using the Amon Carter’s collection of American art and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Picturing America project, explore masterworks of American art and the artists who made them while discussing how these works connect American culture and history.
Remington and Russell
Amon G. Carter’s extensive collection of works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell form the core of a much larger permanent collection of American art. The Carter’s Remington-Russell holdings are unique, for nowhere else can a visitor see and compare so many masterpieces by these two artists.
Texas Bird's-Eye Views
Zoom in to the past and see incredible details in early maps of nineteenth-century Texas cities. Discover with only a few clicks how cities have changed over time, and compare a city’s growth with others from the same year.