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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
How Artists See Feelings: Joy, Sadness, Fear, Love Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Storytime
How Artists See People: Boy Girl Man Woman Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Storytime
How Artists See Weather; Sun, Wind, Snow, Rain Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Science, Storytime
How Artists See Work: Office, Home, Farm, Factory Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Storytime
How I Spent My Summer Vacation Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Language Arts, Storytime
How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A. Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1946-1999), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
How Would You Survive in the American West Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Storytime, Texas History
Hudson River School Visions: The Landscapes of Sanford R. Gifford Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), Science
I Am still Learning: Late Works by Masters from the National Gallery of Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys
I Live in Music Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
I tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 1: Lift Every Voice (1900-1924) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 2: Without Fear or Shame (1920-1937) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 3: Bright Like the Sun (1935-1954) (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
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 4: The Dream Keepers (1940-1965) (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
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 5: Not a Rhyme Time (1963-1986) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts series, Vol. 6: The Freedom You will Take (1985-Present) (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Art Surveys, Frederic Remington, Sculpture
Ideas Take Shape at the Dallas Museum of Art Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
If You Grew Up With George Washington Book Elementary (K-5) 18th Century and Earlier, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
If You Lived With the Sioux Indians Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Storytime
Imagenes Mexicanas: Rivera, Siqueiros, and Their Contemporaries from the Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum Kit High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Multicultural Topics
Imagining the Open Range: Erwin E. Smith, Cowboy Photographer Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Photography, Texas History
Imagining the Open Range: Erwin E. Smith, Cowboy Photographer Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art of the West
Important Information Inside: John F. Peto (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Artist Biography
Impressionism - Post-Impressionism from the Art Institute of Chicago Kit College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys
In Open Air: A Portrait of the American Impressionists (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Art Surveys
In Search of: The Oregon Trail: Part 1 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource
In Search of: The Oregon Trail: Part 2 (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource
In the Light of Reverence: Protecting America's Sacred Lands (DVD) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
Indians of the Plains (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Multicultural Topics, Art of the West, 19th Century (1800-1865), 19th Century (1866-1899), 18th Century and Earlier
Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
Inquiring Eye Series: Classical Mythology in European Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys
Inside the Museum: A Children's Guide to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed
Into the West Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource
Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource, Science, Storytime
Introduction to Sculpture (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), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Sculpture
Jackson Pollock Book Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography
Jackson Pollock: Love and Death on Long Island Kit College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography
Jackson, William Henry TOWER OF BABEL, GARDEN OF THE GODS 1880's Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics, Photography, Science
Jacob Lawrence Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
Jacob Lawrence Teaching Kit Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Multicultural Topics
Jacob Lawrence, American Scenes, American Struggles Book Elementary (K-5) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Artist Biography, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Printmaking
Jacob Lawrence, Story Painter Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
Jacob Lawrence: An Intimate Portrait (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, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression (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, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource
Jacobshagen, Keith CROW CALL (NEAR THE RIVER) 1990-1991 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
James McNeill Whistler Book College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), Artist Biography, Picturing America Resource