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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Titlesort ascending Format Audience Topics
Young at Art: The First Anti Coloring Book for Preschoolers Book Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Yosemite: The Promise of Wildness Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Photography, Science
Word Painter: The Illustrated Letters and Watercolors of Charles M. Russell Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Charles M. Russell
Wood, Grant PARSON WEEMS' FABLE 1939 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Language Arts, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
Women Artists in the Collection in the Saint Louis Art Museum Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys
Winterthur: American Elegance (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult Architecture, Art Ed/Museum Ed, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), 18th Century and Earlier
Winslow Homer: The Nature of the Artist (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography
Winslow Homer: Artist and Angler Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography
Winslow Homer: An American Original (VHS) Audio-Visual Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
William Merritt Chase at Shinnecock (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography
William M. Harnett Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography
Willem de Kooning: Strokes of Genius (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography
Wildlife and Western Heroes : Alexander Phimister Proctor, Sculptor Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Sculpture
Why Buffalo Roam Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
Whose Muse? Art Museums and The Public Trust Book College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed
Who Is the Artist? Degas, Renoir, Cassatt (VHS) Audio-Visual Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Surveys, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
Who Is the Artist? Benton, Hopper, Wood: Painters of the American Scene (VHS) Audio-Visual Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Art Surveys, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
Whittredge, Worthington ON THE CACHE DE LA POUDRE RIVER, COLORADO 1876 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Science, Storytime
White, Charles HARVEST TALK 1953 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
White Bird Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts
Whistler: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography
Where Once There Was a Wood Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Language Arts, Science
When Art Begets Art: The American Cowboy Kit Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
What Do You See? (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed
Western Expansion Through the Eyes of American Artists from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi (from) New York to Idaho Territory, 1883 Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 6: Enduring Dreams (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 5: Play the Legend (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 4: The Wild Riders (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 3: Images of Glory (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography, Picturing America Resource
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 2: The Golden Land (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Texas History
West of the Imagination Series, Vol. 1: The Romantic Horizon (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Wellge, Henry PERSPECTIVE MAP OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS 1891 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Texas History
Weaving in the Arts: Widening the Learning Circle Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed
War Horse: Mounting the Cavalary with America's Finest Horses Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945)
W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult (DVD) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Photography
Voices in Celebration: Behind the Scenes at the National Gallery of Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12) Art Surveys, Sculpture, Printmaking, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Visualizations: The Nature Book of Art and Science Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed, Science
Visions of a Nation: Exploring Identity through American Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Views of a Vanishing Frontier (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
Vanishing Songbirds Book Elementary (K-5) Art of the West, Photography, Science
Vanderlyn, Pieter PAU DE WANDELAER 1730 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier
Van Gogh, Vincent IRISES 1889 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed
Using the Art Museum Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed
Urban Sculptor Explored (Henry Moore) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography, Sculpture
Undying Glory: The Story of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics
Two Bear Cubs: A Miwok Legend from California Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
Turning the Feather Around: My Life in Art Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
Trompe l'Oeil: Paintings That Fool the Eye (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Science
Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West