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Additional Museum Resources

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The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
http://www.artic.edu/

Web site Highlights:
Signature game for kids (QuickTime) - click on artist's signature to see example of artwork. Also 10 other games that use Shockwave (free download).
Other Available Resources:
Slides, transparencies, posters, videos, and postcard packets available for teachers $3.50-$30.


Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.autry-museum.org

Web site Highlights:
Museum Classroom Project, collaborative work by 5th grade students. Features "snap shots" and descriptions of gallery artifacts from the American West.


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The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
http://www.cma-oh.org/

Web site Highlights: Download projects including "make your own helmet" (goes with the Arms and Armor page). The Animals in Egypt page has an "Ask the Mummy" Q&A section with Rosetta Stone, also online tours including Egyptian art tour and Illuminated Manuscripts.
Other Available Resources:
Slide packets - 20 slides for $25 plus postage and handling to purchase. Some slide packets are available for loan. Free newsletter for teachers.


The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
http://www.columbusart.mus.oh.us/

Web site Highlights

Call for student art - museum looks for student artwork for month long exhibits in their "Nationwide Studio"- wants interdisciplinary art. Look under "School Programs". Eye Spy: Adventures in Art program uses the museum's collection to create an interactive experience for children age 6-12.
Other Available Resources:
Special website - http://www.heartlandproject.org Explores the cultural identity of the American Midwest through art, features interdisciplinary lesson plans and teacher resources with artists such as Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood. Special section lists locations of Post Office murals by participating artists. Also involves the "Heartland" of Europe, creating international connections.

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
http://www.corcoran.org/

Web site Highlights:
Virtual gallery featuring previous and current exhibits.


The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX
http://www.crowcollection.org/

Web site Highlights:
Online teacher Resource Packets in Education section. Virtual tour of museum.
Other Available Resources:
Has links to other sites with information on Asian art.


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Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas TX
http://www.dm-art.org/

Other Available Resources:

Teacher Packets $10-$25


Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
http://www.dia.org

Web site Highlights:

On line lesson plans for teachers - Diego Rivera, Ancient Egypt. Coming sometime in 2000, video lectures, audio tours, online shopping.


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El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/

Web site Highlights:

Virtual reality tour of all five permanent galleries.
Other Available Resources:
Published two times per year, a free Teacher Newsletter contains information on upcoming exhibitions and public programs, teacher programs and resources, and Museum School offerings. Look under Teacher Resources for more info.


Ennis-Brown House (by Frank Lloyd Wright), Los Angeles, CA
http://www.ennisbrownhouse.org

Web site Highlights:

Location for numerous films, music videos, and commercials including Blade Runner, The Howling II, Black Rain, Karate Kid II, The Rocketeer. Chart lists dates, Director, actors, models and titles, some stills from movies. Photographic tour of the House (famous for its use of concrete blocks).


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Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM
http://www.moifa.org

Web site Highlights:
Contemporary Southwestern Hispanic art, World folk objects, International textiles and costumes, Spanish colonial art. Has folk art electronic postcards of museum works you can email to friends.
Other Available Resources:
On line teacher resource lesson plans. This museum is a part of the Museum of New Mexico. You can link to MNM from this site, and from there on to other museums.


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The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.getty.edu

Web site Highlights:

Architectural tour of the buildings and grounds. Offers a free copy of their publications catalog. Maintains web site devoted to Russian avant-garde artist El Lissitzky (1890-1941), over 150 images, http://www.getty.edu/gri/digital/lissitzky/
Other Available Resources:
*Maintains ArtsEdNet - Getty's art education web site - which has lesson plans and many other materials.
http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/


Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
http://www.okeeffemuseum.org

Good resource for info about O'Keeffe.


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Heard Museum, Native Cultures and Art, Phoenix, AZ
http://www.heard.org/
Web site Highlights:
Maintains past exhibits online. Teachers may sign up to receive email updates of educational materials. Online curriculum units available as well as many free or low cost items.


The Huntington,
Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

http://www.huntington.org

Web site Highlights:
Two online exhibits for teachers covering the Gold Rush, and Suffrage. Some lesson plans included, also vocabulary lists for educators. Virtual tours of the many gardens - Rose, Japanese, Zen, etc.


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Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
*MUSEUM PARTNER WEB SITE*
http://www.joslyn.org/

Web site Highlights:
Featured artwork of the month with text, search engine, numerous digitized images.
Other Available Resources:
Numerous Outreach Trunks, Print Portfolios, and Resource Packets are available for loan. No cost except return postage.


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Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
http://www.knoxart.org

Web site Highlights:

Online newsletter.
Media download area contains high resolution scans (download and reduce size in Photoshop or other graphics editing program) of Chihuly installations, MC Escher works, Thomas Hart Benton.
Other Available Resources:
Has traveling trunks, inc. M.C. Escher & Chihuly.


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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.lacma.org

Web site Highlights:
Online images and info about permanent collections of art including American, European, Asian, Textiles, Photography, Modern, Contemporary, Ancient.
Other Available Resources:
Resource packets available - $7-10.00 Online shopping at museum gift store.


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The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.MOCA-LA.org

Web site Highlights:
Search by artist or collection. Online shopping - if you are a fan of Barbara Kruger, you'll want to order her "Don't be a Jerk" bumper sticker for only $1.50.
Other Available Resources:
Contemporary Art Start Curriculum Guide


Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
*MUSEUM PARTNER WEB SITE*
http://monet.unk.edu/mona/

Web site Highlights:

Virtual tour QuickTime movie of museum. Many digitized images with text. Curriculum units and lesson plans online, online shopping at gift shop.


Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, CA
http://www.neonmona.org

Web site Highlights:

Virtual gallery of works by neon artists. Maintains list of links to other neon art sites.
Other Available Resources:
If you are in Los Angeles, consider taking their after sunset bus tour of neon signs and installations in the city.


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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
http://www.nga.gov/

Web site Highlights:
Search engine, info on over 100,000 objects in collection, many digitized images. Features "Tour of the week" and other online tours, foreign language guides, online exhibition brochures, online streaming audio radio program segments, many current exhibits feature special online resources.
Other Available Resources:
Free educational loan program for teachers - books, videos, slide sets.


National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, WY
*MUSEUM PARTNER WEB SITE*
http://www.wildlifeart.org

Web site Highlights:
Many digitized images with text information. Search engine. Online curriculum units with lesson plans, online museum shop. Artist biographies. Suggestion of the Week for educators. Online interactive journal activity called Art Tales. Yellowstone Seasons of the Wild, and Chased by the Light online exhibits.
Other Available Resources:
Traveling resource trunks.


The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
http://www.nelson-atkins.org/

Web site Highlights:
Digitized images with text information - look under Collections. Includes many from outdoor sculpture gardens, American art, Asian art.
Other Available Resources:
Resource packets available on African art, Chinese art, Permanent Collection, Masks, and Native American Art. Cost ranges from $10-25. Offers free teacher services newsletter INSIGHTS, mailed 3 times a year.


Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
http://www.nortonsimon.org

Web site Highlights:
Has many digitized images from collection as well as online information about the art and artist featured. Collection ranges from 1400 to present.


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The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
http://www.ringling.org

Web site Highlights:

Students are invited to participate in an opportunity to have their artwork displayed on the web site. The painting Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg as St. Jerome is used as a lesson in history, portraiture, and values clarification. Visit the Education Corner for more information. (Visit the Getty Center for Education in the Arts web site: http://www.artsednet.getty.edu, for more information about the Cardinal Arnold project and other arts-related resources.) Web site features Baroque paintings, and information on the Ringling Circus.
Other Available Resources:
A free educational package of teacher lesson plans for a unit called "Getting to Know the Great American Circus: The Ringling Years" is available by request by email at: education@ringling.org
Upcoming traveling exhibit related to one of our museum partners:
The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art, December 15, 2000 to February 18, 2001.


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The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
http://www.slam.org

Web site Highlights:

Many digitized images with text information, Online activity sheets under Things to Do. Online "Ask Art Research Service" offers to answer up to 2 art questions per month about artist's lives and work. FAQ’s about art. Shop the gift store online at http://www.museum shop.com/stl.html
Other Available Resources:
Curriculum Kits ($48) interdisciplinary thematic units with object-based lessons, slides, posters, curriculum book. Slides($2) of over 5,500 museum objects. Slide/Activity kits ($20-25) Children’s guides: Small World Animal Hunt and Small World Children in the Museum. Contains 12 posters, information, activities ($3.20). Their rental/loan program is only available to Missouri /Illinois teachers.


Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden
*MUSEUM PARTNER WEB SITE*
http://sheldon.unl.edu/

Web site Highlights:

Many digitized images with text, search by artist, title, or time line. Features outdoor sculptures digitized from sculpture garden, map included. Extensive educational material online. Special online materials for Community Discovered participants only- password required.


Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
*MUSEUM PARTNER WEB SITE*
http://americanart.si.edu/

Web site Highlights:
Online “Ask Joan of Art” to answer questions about art, also FAQ’s about art. Interactive web calendar “1001 Days and Nights of American Art” offers daily dose of art. Monthly feature/Director’s Choice often with QuickTime audio description. Extensive digitized image collection with text. Online virtual exhibitions, online museum shop, search engine, online teacher guides, access to online journal American Art, online activities for children, web ‘zine ¡del Corazón!.
Other Available Resources:
Teacher Resource materials available for loan or purchase, electronic discussion list for teachers.


Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
http://www.ukans.edu/~sma

Web site Highlights:
Informative site on art of printmaking, over 150 prints with info other pages: Photography, Asian, European, American, Works on paper images available in two sizes, sound file download that gives correct pronunciation of artist's name - opens in Sound Machine or QuickTime 4.
Other Available Resources:
Slide packets $8-12, video and book on viewing art $10.
Upcoming traveling exhibit related to one of our museum partners:
The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Art, September 23, 2000 to November 19, 2000.

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The Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
http://www.taftmuseum.org/index.html

Web site Highlights:
Features Kids Stuff online activities that change monthly.
Other Available Resources:
Museum Store offers slide packets for educators $4.95. Posters, including recently uncovered mural by 19th century African American artist Robert S. Duncanson, for $10, and other items. Site contains information about Duncanson.


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Wadsworth Atheneum (America's oldest public art museum), Hartford, CT
http://www.wadsworthatheneum.org/

Web site Highlights:

"Highlights Tour" of digitized images, covering different portions of collection.
Other Available Resources:
Pre-visit museum video, slide kits, education publications for sale.


Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
http://www.wexarts.org/

Web site Highlights:
Interesting Shockwave entry page.
Other Available Resources:
Museum offers free passes to educators so they can visit exhibition to plan studies that include the arts. Has curriculum resource packets for loan, look in the education section.


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Found a museum you think other teachers might find useful?
Contact Robin with additions or corrections at cdstaff@communitydisc.westside66.org