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Internet Resources for Fine Arts

Fine arts include a wide range of interesting topics. Art connects to resources across traditional content areas. Requiring both discipline and creativity, art is a wonderful outlet for today's students.

Explore the following online resources:

 



Professional Organizations, Standards, and Materials

ArtsEdge from the Marcopolo Project
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/
Art information, teaching materials, lessons, and professional materials

National Art Education Association (NAEA)
http://www.arteducators.org/
Promotes art education through Professional Development, Service, Advancement of Knowledge, and Leadership.

 


Art Starting Points

42explore Projects
http://42explore.com
Background information and links to quality websites, activities, webquests, and teaching materials

Art and Architecture from Discovery School's Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/arts/artarch.html
Quality links and descriptions

Artslynx: International Arts Resources
http://www.artslynx.org/
Resources on theatre, dance, music, visual arts, and more

Fine Arts & Crafts from HomeWorkSpot
Organized, annotated links

Fine Arts from the Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&cid=1&tid=6932&parent=6925
Organized, annotated links

The Arts from the Multnomah Country Library
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/artshc.html
Organized, annotated links

World Wide Arts Resource
http://wwar.com/
Resources for artists (watch for popups)


Resources for Teachers

Explore art ideas, links, teaching ideas, and art galleries

AskArt
http://askart.com/
American Artists database

Art History Resources on the Web
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html
Art starting point

Incredible Art Department
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/
Art resources, lessons, and materials

KinderArt
http://www.kinderart.com/
Lots of art activities and lessons for kids

Museum of Web Art
http://www.mowa.org/home.html
Explore art, technology, and culture of the web

NYFA Source: Free National Database
http://www.nyfa.org/nyfa_source.asp?id=47&fid=1
Information about art

 


Resources for Young Adults

Artcyclopedia: The Fine Arts Search Engine
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/index.html
An index to artists and museums

Art Kids Rule
http://accessarts.org/ArtKids/
Great place to explore art, learn, and create

Art Lex: Art Dictionary
http://www.artlex.com/
A dictionary of art terminology

Art Studio Chalkboard
http://www2.evansville.edu/studiochalkboard/index.html
Create resources related to art

Color Matters
http://www.colormatters.com/entercolormatters.html
Information and resources about color

DecoPix
http://www.decopix.com/
Tons of art deco architecture resources

Digital Archive of American Architecture
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/
Informatio about American Architecture

EArchitect - American Institute of Architects
http://www.e-architect.com/
Professional resources

National Register Information System
http://www.nr.nps.gov/
Database of US historic places

Teacher Tap: Virtual Museums
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic35a.htm
Virtual museums on the web

Web Museum
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/
Web-based art museum

 


Resources for Children

A. Pintura: Art Detective
http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/
An art adventure webquest on artists

Artists Indexes
http://cgfa.sunsite.dk/fineart.htm
Artist Index

Art Games from the Albright Knox Art Gallery
http://www.albrightknox.org/artgames/index_launched.html
Art games for kids

Art Sarfari from the Museum of Modern Art
http://moma.org/momalearning/index.html
Activities to explore art work

Ask Art: American Artists
http://www.askart.com/
Learn about American Artists

Crayola Creativity Central
http://www.crayola.com/kids/
Lots of fun activities for children

Getting the Picture
http://artarchives.si.edu/exhibits/illusltr/illusltr.htm
Explore illustrated letters from history

Global Children's Art Gallery
http://www.naturalchild.com/gallery/
Place where kids post artwork

Hands On Crafts
http://www.handsoncrafts.org/
Fun computer activities such as making a pot

Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/justforfun.asp
Activities for kids

NGA Kids from National Gallery of Art
http://www.nga.gov/kids/
Activities about art and artists

Portraits for Kids
http://georgewashington.si.edu/kids/portrait.html
Learn about George Washington's portrait in a mystery

 


Related Resources and Materials

Americans for the Arts
http://www.artsusa.org/
Organization with information and resources

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Explore the materials above. Create your own list of favorite links in your subject area and grade level interest area.


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