Currier & Ives: America Imagined

Internet Resources

Look for links that offer information and lesson plans to enhance your teaching experience. Each link is tagged with a suggested grade level. Explore items tagged TRC Materials Available for sites related to resources available for free loan from the Teaching Resource Center.

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.

Provides the first in-depth study of the sweeping range of Currier and Ives images produced until the end of the nineteenth century and places them in historical context as meaningful representations of American values, beliefs, hopes, and dreams.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Art of the West
Art Surveys
TRC format: