Come Look with Me: Art in Early America

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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.

Introduces a variety of media and styles in American art of the 1700s and 1800s. Includes "Thunderstorm on Narraganset Bay" by Martin Johnson Heade, a part of the permanent collection at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Art Surveys
TRC format: 
Hudson River School