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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
The Raft Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Language Arts, Science, Storytime
The Proof of Performance: Assessment in Art - Portraits of Excellence: Fine Arts in Texas Schools - ART Kit College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed
The Prairie Builders: Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands Book Middle School (6-8) Science
The Plains States and the West: Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting, 1710-1920 Book College/Adult 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Art Surveys
The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado Book College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Photography, Science
The Pioneers (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Architecture, Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West
The Photography of Roy DeCarava Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Photography
The Paintings of William H. Johnson Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
The Paintings of George Bellows Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography
The Painter's Eye: Learning to Look at Contemporary American Art Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography
The Oregon Trail Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The New York Public Library: Amazing Women in American History Book 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), Multicultural Topics
The Mural Book: A Practical Guide for Educators Book College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Art Ed/Museum Ed
The Man Who Painted Indians: George Catlin Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
The Lorax Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Language Arts, Science, Storytime
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton (Book Kit) Book Kit Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Architecture, Language Arts, Science, Storytime
The Life and Works of Mary Cassatt: Learning to Draw Figures (VHS) Audio-Visual Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
The Life and Work of: Mary Cassatt Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography
The Life and Work of: Frederic Remington Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Frederic Remington
The Life and Times of Asher B. Durand Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography
The Life and Art of William H. Johnson (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Art of the West, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
The Legend of the Bluebonnet Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Art of the West, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Texas History
The Last River : John Wesley Powell & the Colorado River Exploration Expedition Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts
The Landscapes of Frederic Edwin Church (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography
The Janus Gate: An Encounter with John Singer Sargent Book High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Language Arts
The Inquiring Eye Series: Early Modernism, 1900-1940 from the National Gallery of Art Kit College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys
The Inquiring Eye Series: American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys
The Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Science
The Hudson River and Its Painters (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Art Surveys, Picturing America Resource
The Homes of Frank Lloyd Wright (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Architecture, Artist Biography
The Heart of the Continent: A Record of travel Across the Plains and in Oregon; Examination of the Mormon Principle Book College/Adult 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource, Reference
The Great Migration : An American Story Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935 Book College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys
The Grand Frontier: Remington and Russell in the Amon Carter Museum Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington
The Grand Frontier: Remington and Russell in the Amon Carter Museum Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Art Surveys, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, Texas History
The Giving Tree Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Language Arts, Storytime
The Girl with the Gallery: Edith Gregor Halpert and the Making of the Modern Art Market Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics
The Frontier Photographers (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography
The Frontier in American Culture Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Art of the West
The Frederic Remington Studio Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Frederic Remington
The First Americans: Photographs from the Library of Congress Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography
The First Americans: Images from the Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 4 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Science
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 2 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 1 - The Power of Ten (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Math, Science
The Figure in American Sculpture: A Question of Modernity Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 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, Art Surveys, Sculpture
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly (Book Kit) Book Kit Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Language Arts, Science, Texas History
The Etcher's Studio Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Printmaking
The Enduring Navaho Book College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography