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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 descending Format Audience Topics
150 Years of American Art: Amon Carter Museum Collection Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys
20th Century Art and the Metropolitan Museum: The Lila Acheson Wallace Wing (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
20th-Century American Art (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Photography, Picturing America Resource
28 Days of Poetry Celebrating Black History Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945)
A Boy called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Multicultural Topics, Storytime
A Brave Boy & a Good Soldier : John C.C. Hill & the Texas Expedition to Mier Book High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Texas History
A Brave Boy & a Good Soldier : John C.C. Hill & the Texas expedition to Mier - EDUCATOR GUIDE Book High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Texas History
A Century of American Printmaking: 1880-1980 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys, Printmaking
A Comment on the Art of Romare Bearden and Charles White: Griots of Imagery (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
A Field Guide to Wildflowers Coloring Book Book Elementary (K-5) Science
A Garden for Art: Outdoor Sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum Book College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Sculpture
A Grand Old Tree Book Elementary (K-5) Science, Storytime
A is for America: An American Alphabet Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Language Arts, Storytime
A Tree for All Seasons Book Elementary (K-5) Science, Storytime
A Tree is Nice Book Elementary (K-5) Science, Storytime
A World History of Photography: Third Edition Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys, Photography
A. L. Westyard HOUSTON, TEXAS (LOOKING SOUTH) 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
Abstract Expressionism Book College/Adult Art Surveys
Across America on An Emigrant Train by Jim Murphy (Book Kit) Book Kit Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource
Action Jackson Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Storytime
Adventures in Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Architecture, Art Surveys
African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
African American Artists Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
African Americans of the Old West Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
African-American Artists: Affirmation Today from the National Museum of American Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Multicultural Topics
African-American Artists: Affirmation Today from the National Museum of American Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art Ed/Museum Ed, Picturing America Resource
Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1450-1750) (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, 18th Century and Earlier
Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance (VHS) (DVD) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Alexander Calder (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Sculpture
Alexander Calder and His Magical Mobiles Book Elementary (K-5) Sculpture
Alexander Calder: Calder's Universe (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Sculpture
Alexander Phimister Proctor, Sculptor in Buckskin Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Sculpture
Alfred Stieglitz, Photographer (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Photography
Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye (VHS) (DVD) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Photography, Printmaking
America and Lewis Hine (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Photography
America and Lewis Hine: Photographs 1904-1940 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945)
America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase Book College/Adult 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
America's Art: Smithsonian American Art Museum Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Photography
America's Prairie: Where The Sky Began (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art of the West, Science, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), 18th Century and Earlier
American Architects Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Architecture
American Art and Culture from the Art Institute of Chicago Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys
American Art Appreciation Activities Kit: Ready-to-Use Lessons, Slides, and Projects for Grade 7-12 Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys
American Art from the National Gallery of Art (CD) Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys, Art Ed/Museum Ed, Picturing America Resource, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), 18th Century and Earlier
American Art III: The Westward Movement from the Saint Louis Art Museum Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art of the West
American Art IV: The Developing Nation (1830-1900) from the Saint Louis Art Museum Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys
American Art V: Twentieth Century Awakening (1900-1940) from the Saint Louis Art Museum Kit College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945)
American Art: A Cultural History Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys
American Art: Paintings Teachers Guide, Amon Carter Museum Kit Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed
American Experience: Ansel Adams (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Photography
American Genre Painting 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