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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 Way West Series, Vol. 1: Westward, The Course of Empire Takes Its Way (1845-1864) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Art Surveys
The Way West Series, Vol. 2: The Approach of Civilization (1865-1869) (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, Photography
The Way West Series, Vol. 3: The War for the Black Hills (1870-1876) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
The Way West Series, Vol. 4: Ghost Dance (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
The West Series, Vol: 1: The People (to 1806) (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Multicultural Topics, Art of the West, Picturing America Resource, 19th Century (1800-1865), 18th Century and Earlier
The West Series: Vol. 2: Empire Upon the Trails (1806-1848) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 3: Speck of the Future (1848-1856) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 4: Death Runs Riot (1856-1868) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 5: The Grandest Enterprise Under God (1868-1874) (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art of the West
The West Series: Vol. 6: Fight No More Forever (1874-1877) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 7: The Geography of Hope (1877-1887) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 8: Ghost Dance (1887-1914) (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, Multicultural Topics
The West Series: Vol. 9: One Sky Above Us (1887-1914) (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, Multicultural Topics
The Wilderness Walkers: Naturalists in Early Texas Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Science, Texas History
The Wizard of Photography: The Story of George Eastman (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Photography
This Land is Your Land Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1946-1999), Storytime
Thomas "Yellowstone" Moran (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), 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, Photography, Picturing America Resource
Thomas Cole's Paintings of Eden Kit College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865)
Thomas Cole's Paintings of Eden (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
Thomas Cole: Landscape into History Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource
Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture Kit College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899)
Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West
Thomas Eakins and the Swimming Picture (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography
Thomas Eakins' Swimming Hole: A Civic Treasure (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Texas History
Thomas Eakins: "A Sharp Eye on Nature" (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography
Thomas Eakins: A Motion Portrait (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Photography
Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Modern Life (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Artist Biography
Thomas Hart Benton (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography
Thomas Jefferson (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult Architecture, Multicultural Topics, 19th Century (1800-1865), 18th Century and Earlier
Thomas Moran Book College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
Threads of Light: Chinese Embroidery from Suzhou and the Photography of Robert Glenn Ketchum Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed
Three African-American Classics: Up from Slavery; The Souls of Black Folk; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Through Georgia's Eyes Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Storytime
Through Georgia's Eyes by Rachel Rodriguez (Book Kit) Book Kit Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Language Arts, Storytime
Thunder Rolling in the Mountains Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics
Time Exposure: William H. Jackson, Picture Maker of the Old West (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, Multicultural Topics, Photography, Science
Today and Today Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics
Trails Plowed Under: Stories of the Old West Book College/Adult 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Charles M. Russell
Travels in the Interior of North America, 1832-1834 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West
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
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
Two Bear Cubs: A Miwok Legend from California Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
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
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
Using the Art Museum Book College/Adult Art Ed/Museum Ed
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
Vanderlyn, Pieter PAU DE WANDELAER 1730 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier
Vanishing Songbirds Book Elementary (K-5) Art of the West, Photography, Science
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
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