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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
Porter, Eliot PINYON JAY, TESUQUE, NEW MEXICO 1961 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Art of the West, Photography, Science
Porter, Eliot ORANGE WREATH 1956 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography
Pony Express! Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West
Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie Book College/Adult Multicultural Topics
Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
Places Book Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Place for Sculpture: The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Sculpture
Picturing Learning: Artists & Writers in the Classroom Book College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Language Arts
Picturescape Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys
Pictures & Poetry Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Language Arts
Photography: An Illustrated Historical Overview Book College/Adult 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Photography
Photography in Nineteenth-Century America Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Surveys, Photography
Photography in 19th-Century America (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, Art Surveys, Photography
Photography 101: The Successful Guide to Making Great Photographs (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography
Photography Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography, Science
Photographs of Indians: Portraits of Native Americans 1840-1940 (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, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Photography
Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil War Book High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Artist Biography, Photography, Picturing America Resource
Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Architecture, Artist Biography
Philip Johnson: A Self-Portrait (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Architecture, Artist Biography
Philip Johnson & Texas Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Architecture, Artist Biography, Texas History
Phelps, Brent W. BEAVERHEAD ROCK, MONTANA, AUGUST 24, 1997 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography
Peto, John Frederick A CLOSET DOOR 1904-1906 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Science
Paul Strand: Under the Dark Cloth (DVD) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Photography
Pathways: Pioneers, Prospectors, and Native Peoples-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
Passion for Birds, A: Eliot Porter's Photography Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Photography
Passion for Birds, A: Eliot Porter Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Art of the West, Photography, Science
Paintings & Sketches by Charles M. Russell Book College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), 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, Multicultural Topics
Painting the Town: The Illusionistic Murals of Richard Haas (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Art Surveys, Artist Biography
Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Oxford First Book of Art Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed
Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
One Day in the Woods Book Elementary (K-5) Language Arts, Science
Onderdonk, Julian A CLOUDY DAY, BLUEBONNETS NEAR SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 1918 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Language Arts, Science, Storytime, Texas History
On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Photography, Picturing America Resource
On the Day You Were Born Book Elementary (K-5) Science
Ominous Hush: The Thunderstorm Paintings of Martin Johnson Heade (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography
Ominous Hush: The Thunderstorm Paintings of Martin Johnson Heade Kit College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865)
Olana Landscapes: The World of Frederic E. Church Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Architecture, Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography
Off the Wall Museum Guides for Kids: American Art Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Art Ed/Museum Ed
Off the Map: The Journals of Lewis and Clark Book High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865)
O'Keeffe, Georgia RANCHOS DE TAOS, NEW MEXICO 1930 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
O'Keeffe and Texas (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, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Texas History
O'Keeffe and Texas Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Texas History
O'Keeffe and Texas Kit College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Artist Biography, Texas History
O'Keeffe (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Photography
O'Keefe, Georgia RED CANNAS 1927 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Science, Storytime
O"Keeffe, Georgia WHITE BIRCH 1925 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Language Arts, Science, Storytime
O"Keeffe, Georgia LIGHT COMING ON THE PLAINS (3 prints) 1917 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Printmaking, Texas History
Norman the Doorman Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Language Arts, Sculpture, Storytime
Norman Rockwell Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource