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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
The American Experience: The Iron Road (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, Photography
The American Vision from the National Gallery of Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys, Art Ed/Museum Ed
The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Architecture, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
The Art Lesson Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Storytime
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers & Architects Book Elementary (K-5), 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), Architecture, Picturing America Resource
The Art of John Biggers: View from the Upper Room Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
The Art of Looking at the Dallas Museum of Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
The Art of Romare Bearden Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Multicultural Topics
The Art of the Western Frontier (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, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
The Atlantic Coast of Winslow Homer (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
The Big Bend : A History of the Last Texas Frontier Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Art of the West
The Birdwatchers Book Elementary (K-5) Language Arts, Science, Storytime
The Boyhood of John Muir (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West, Science, 19th Century (1800-1865), 18th Century and Earlier
The Buffalo Jump Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
The Calder Game by Blue Balliet (Book Kit) Book Kit Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Sculpture
The Cheyenne: A First Americans Book Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Multicultural Topics
The City and the Country: American Perspectives 1870 - 1920 Book College/Adult 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Surveys
The Civil Rights Movement: A Photographic History, 1954-68 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Multicultural Topics, Photography
The Civil War Series, index & Vol. 1: The Cause 1861 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 2: A Very Bloody Affair 1862 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 3: Forever Free 1862 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 4: Simply Murder 1863 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 5: The Universe of Battle 1863 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 6: Valley of the Shadow of Death 1864 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 7: Most Hallowed Ground 1864 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 8: War is All Hell 1865 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Civil War Series, Vol. 9: The Better Angels of Our Nature 1865 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Developing Eye: 150 Years of Photography from St. Louis Collections Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Photography
The Divided Union: Volume 1, Forward to Sumter (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Charles M. Russell, Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Divided Union: Volume 2, Bloody Stalemate (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Photography, Picturing America Resource
The Divided Union: Volume 3, High Tide of the Confederacy (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West
The Divided Union: Volume 4, Total War (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West
The Divided Union: Volume 5, Conclusion at Appomattox (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865)
The Divided Union: Volume 6, Index and Memorabilia Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865)
The Donner Party (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West
The Drawings of Roy Lichtenstein: 1961-1986 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography
The Duffin Family Favorites (CD) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
The Dye Transfer Process (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography
The Enduring Navaho Book College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography
The Etcher's Studio Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Printmaking
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 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 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 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 4 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Science
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 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 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 Frontier in American Culture Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Art of the West
The Frontier Photographers (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Photography