Online Projects

Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness

Featuring the photographs of artist Eliot Porter, this site connects to language arts, natural science, environmentalism, and art and contains activities for students to explore their own environment.

Encountering Texas: 1846–1856

This site highlights drawings and watercolors by three artists who provided an invaluable record of the vast region that was in the process of becoming the state of Texas.

Erwin E. Smith: Cowboy Photographer

This resource features the photographs of cowboy photographer Erwin E. Smith and offers an in-depth look at the real lives of those who worked cattle on the range.

Inspiring Visions: Artists' Views of the American West

Learn about artists, artworks, and interdisciplinary classroom activities at this site highlighting nineteenth- and twentieth-century paintings, sculpture, and photographs of the American West.

Picturing America

Using the Amon Carter’s collection of American art and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Picturing America project, explore masterworks of American art and the artists who made them while discussing how these works connect American culture and history.

Remington and Russell

Amon G. Carter’s extensive collection of works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell form the core of a much larger permanent collection of American art. The Carter’s Remington-Russell holdings are unique, for nowhere else can a visitor see and compare so many masterpieces by these two artists.

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Texas Bird's-Eye Views

Zoom in to the past and see incredible details in early maps of nineteenth-century Texas cities. Discover with only a few clicks how cities have changed over time, and compare a city’s growth with others from the same year.