African-American Artists: Affirmation Today from the National Museum of American Art (VHS)

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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.

Examines the contributions and experiences of African-American visual artists, including five contemporary artists: Sam Gilliam (b. 1933), Lois Mailou Jones (b. 1905), Fred Brown (b. 1945), and Keith Morrison (b. 1942). This a recommended resource for Picturing America project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
College/Adult
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
Art Surveys
Multicultural Topics
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual