Investigate ways artists have used scientific observation to represent the world around them. Through close looking, data collection, and hypothesizing, students will describe, identify, and classify creatures and their habitats as depicted by American artists.
Identify elements of figurative language and flex creative writing muscles while reading and establishing connections between classic poems and American art.
Discover works of art by artists who immigrated to the United States. Learn about their stories and how the experience of immigrating influenced their art.
Visit the museum virtually and learn how artists use math, science, and engineering as creative fuel for their process.
Examine artworks and explore how artists incorporate science, technology, engineering and math concepts and processes into their artwork.
From opera to modern dance, activate the senses while discovering a range of artists inspired by the culture, beats, melodies, and rhythms of America.
Learn about the exciting careers of museum professionals, while getting a peek at the inner workings of the Carter. This program is not live. Recording available upon registration.
Check out our collection online to find images and information about our art. Or see the special educator resources below, including Essential Questions and Suggested Activities for all grade levels.
Great American Cock Male -VULGO (WILD TURKEY-) Meleagris gallapavo
John James Audubon William Home Lizars Robert Havell Jr. 1827
Engraving with applied watercolor
There are many churches in Harlem. The people are very religious.
Jacob Lawrence 1943
Transparent and opaque watercolor and tempera over graphite on paper
Understory Flareups, Fourth of July Creek, Valley Road Wild Fire, Custer County, Idaho, 2005
Laura McPhee 2005
Dye coupler print