Art Trips/Tours


ART  A. Pintura Art Detective. (4+) INTERACTIVE A web adventure from Educational Web Adventures. This site uses a Dashiell Hammett detective style to help children explore the world of art.  A Glossary of Color Theory Terminology Art Access (4-12) INTERACTIVE This site is from the Art Institute of Chicago and examines objects from various areas their permanent collection to enrich visitors' understanding of their content, style, and historical context. Included are a variety of online resources of special interest to educators, parents, students, and young people, including lesson plans for the classroom and art projects for the home. Is an inviting and engaging e-commerce destination that makes buying art accessible, personal and fun by offering all the information consumers need to learn about and purchase art.'s expansive galleries feature great works by world-famous artists, such as Monet, Picasso and Ansel Adams, as well as original pop culture artists, such as Ronnie Wood. Arts Alive in South Dakota. (K-12)  This site is sponsored by the South Dakota Arts Council and by South Dakotans for the Arts with funds from the State of South Dakota, the National Endowment for the Arts, and private support. Art Daily. (K-12)  Online Art newspaper. Art Education and ArtEdventures. (K-8) INTERACTIVE This site allows students to create art through hands-on activities and technique demos.  Links include studying art, playing art games and getting pointers on teaching art.  Art Education 2.0 The aim of Art Education 2.0 is to explore ways of using Web 2.0 and other digital technologies to promote best practices, encourage cultural exchanges and joint creative work, and support artistic projects, curricular activities, and professional development opportunities deemed important by our members. Art Explained and Made Simple  Art History Network.  (7-12) INTERACTIVE Welcome to the Art History Network, your one stop resource for Art History, Archaeology and Architecture resources on the web.   Art History Resources on the Web. (7-12)  This site was developed by Chris Witcombe, a professor of art history at Sweet Briar College.  This exhaustive site provides links to resources on art history, museums, and related research material. The breadth of the art world is represented here, with section on the historic, ancient, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and contemporary art, as well as a section on prints and photography. Art Teacher on the Net (4-12) INTERACTIVE This site has links to various art projects for grades 4-12.  This site is maintained by Valerie Colston. Art History Resources form Ed Tech Teacher The Mother of all Art & Art History Recources  The Artchive.  (K-12) INTERACTIVE At the Artchive, the only constant will be change. Each gallery will include new material for your return viewing pleasure, from new scans in the Recent Acquisitions gallery, to additional art criticism excerpts, to new installations of feature exhibits.  The museum is divided into several galleries including The Artchive, Glyphs Art Reviews, The Galleries, Theory and Criticism, Juxtapositions ,Art CD-ROM Reviews, and Art Links.   Artcyclopedia. (K-12)We have compiled a comprehensive index of every artist represented at hundreds of museum sites, image archives, and other online resources. We have started out by covering the biggest and best sites around, and have links for most well-known artists to keep you surfing for hours. Update March/2000: We have now indexed 700 leading arts sites, and offer more than 24,000 links directly to an estimated 80,000 works by 7,000 different artists. A great art teacher resource. Artsonia. Artsonia is an educational company founded to use the power of the Internet to unleash the creativity of young people all over the world. Artsonia has three important educational goals: Integrate technology into the classroom, Develop multi-cultural understanding, Increase parental involvement in their children's education.  There is also a lesson plan link in the website: Bridges to Art. (K-12)  This site is an educational resource that unites art images with important research materials. This website provides educators and scholars access to images from the Worcester Art Museum's collection of fifty centuries of art from around the world. The system also provides access to the library catalogs of Holy Cross and the Worcester Art Museum as well as some supplementary materials such as letters, conservation reports, and other documentation. Cal Earth.  Cal-Earth (The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture) is at the cutting edge of Earth Art and Ceramic Architecture technologies today. Founded and directed by the internationally renowned architect and author Nader Khalili in 1986, it's scope spans technical innovations published by NASA for lunar base construction, to design and development of housing for the world's homeless for the United Nations. Crayola Art Education. (K-8) INTERACTIVE Along with its fun and colorful products, Binney & Smith (Crayola) is committed to the power of arts education. The company is an ardent supporter of programs that strengthen children's educational experiences through the arts and arts education. Links for kids, parents and educators( Language Arts and Arts). Color With Leo  The Color with Leo™ site was created to assist with the development of our future artists. This free site will help cultivate a child's creativity and their appetite for discovery. A young Leonardo da Vinci, Leo, guides them through interactive games and activities as they learn the basic principles of art.  (K-3) INTERACTIVE This is an interactive coloring book for primary school pupils.  Students can color pictures on line and e-mail their completed pictures. EDSITEement:  The Best of the Humanities on the Web  This site from the National Endowment for the  Humanities, this site has instructional resource in art, culture, literature, language arts, foreign language and history and social studies Educational Standards and Curriculum Frameworks for Art and Music. Edutopia - Chicago Murals  Elements of Art This site is a portal type of site that can  help students learn about the elements of art and what they are. It also has side links for other art topics, like art movements, artists, games, and more.  Decorative Room Color Theory Free Federal Resources for Education Excellence. (K-12) This site has a link to Art resources. Garden of Praise (K-8) Art appreciation lessons for students   Google Art Project  Users can explore collections from around the world with thousands of artworks photographed inh high resolution Global Children’s Art Gallery. (K-8)  This site has pictures drawn by kids from all over the world. Go Animate (3-8)  This site allows students to animate their pictures or photos. On this site you do have to sign up but it is free, and students love to see their art come to life. (7-12) INTERACTIVE  This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds. The Imagination Factory. INTERACTIVE  This site has information on creative ways to recycle trash to make arts.  It has lessons and other related activities.   Impressionism: Art and Modernity from the Heibrunn Timeline of Art History Teach  & Experience Impressionism. (1-8) INTERACTIVE  Download or browse eight teacher lessons introducing the major themes of Impressionism; plans are geared towards grades 1-8.or browse eight teacher lessons introducing the major themes of Impressionism; plans are geared towards grades 1-8. Take a fun guided tour through turn of the century France and explore the interesting concepts that defined the Impressionism art movement Interactives. INTERACTIVE (1-8) Interactives" provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas including Math, Science, Language, History and Arts.  Inside Art. (K-8) INTERACTIVE Another web adventure from Educational Web Adventures. Instructional Materials in Art. (6-12)  This site is sponsored by Community Learning Network and focuses on specific topics within Art.  This site has links to general art resources and to instructional art materials. Joseph Wu’s Origami Page.  (5-12) KinderArt. (K-8) A truly interactive experience, KinderArt provides an opportunity for parents, educators, artists, students and kids (of course) to have fun while exchanging ideas, finding information, conducting research and learning new things ... all in one place. KinderArt now has over 600 lessons and more than 1500 pages of information. A Lifetime of Color. (K-12) INTERACTIVE A great site for art teachers.  This is an art education web site that includes an interactive timeline, and glossary, color wheel and information about the elements and the principles.  Links include art activities, lesson plans, teaching tips, and technique practice.  This site allows teacher to integrate technology into non-traditional courses.  PaperFolding (4/5-12).  This site is all about origami. Principles of Art  The principles of art help artists plan their art and think about how other people will react to the artwork. The principles are balance, contrast, proportion, pattern, rhythm, emphasis, unity, and variety.

TRIPS/TOURS American Museum of Natural History American Museum of Photography Canadian Museum of Civilization Institute and Museum of History of Science, Florence Italy Japan Art Virtual Gallery Museum of Greek and Roman Art Tour of Ancient Roman Villa Tour of Andy Warhol Museum Tour the Smithsonian Museum Virtual Egyptian Museum World Art Treasures