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Art Education Resources

  • AIGA Design Teaching Resource A peer-populated platform for educators to share assignments, teaching materials, outcomes, and project reflections.
  • Art of Ed An online resource for art teachers providing online classes, teaching materials, lessons, videos and more.
  • ArtsEdge: The National Arts and Education Information Network at the Kennedy Center Offers free, standards-based teaching materials for use in and out of the classroom, as well as professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.
  • Getty Resources for the Classroom Curricula and guides produced by the J. Paul Getty Museum of Art.
  • The Getty's Art Education Web Site Includes lesson-plans, a teacher/educator listserv, and papers from a June 2005 symposium on museum education.
  • HaringKids Lesson plans and educator resources based on the life and art of Keith Haring.
  • Incredible Art Department Offers art lesson plans, aids, art education resources, news, forum, and more.
  • KinderArt Lesson plans for teachers of all age groups but with a focus on the K-5 age group.
  • MetKids Made for kids by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, MetKids offers online activities and videos featuring works in the Met’s extensive collections.
  • MoMA Learning Features content produced by the Museum of Modern Art, and links to exemplary content from other sites, encouraging a thematic exploration of art and offering downloadable and customizable slideshows, worksheets, and many other resources for use in the classroom or for independent study.
  • National Gallery of Art Resources for Teachers The National Gallery of Art offers a variety of resources and programs to teachers to foster understanding and a lifelong connection to art.

Art & Architecture Library

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Lawrence, KS 66045


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