Art of the American West Series from the Collection of the Museum of Western Art, Denver: Vol. 1: Before the White Man (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.

Reflects diverse styles of a wide variety of artists who used the West for inspiration. Includes Amon Carter permanent collection artists such as the idealistic paintings of Albert Bierstadt(1830-1902) and the action-packed paintings of Charles M. Russell (1864-1926).

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Art of the West
Art Surveys
Charles M. Russell
Multicultural Topics
TRC format: 
Hudson River School