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Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World

Contested Visions, funded in part by NEH and co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico, examines the significance of indigenous peoples within the artistic landscape of colonial Latin America. The exhibition offers a comparative view of the two principal viceroyalties of Spanish America—Mexico and Peru—from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries.

Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, French sculptor who designed the Statue of Liberty, born

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Indigenous Hawaiian woman in costume

Picturing Hawai'i

Picturing Hawai'i is a new curriculum from the Honolulu Museum of Art. The comprehensive Teacher Resource Book and the accompanying six images show you how to use works from the Museum's collection to supplement your lessons in history, fine arts, language arts, math, and science.

Itō Jakuchū Peonies and Butterflies

National Gallery: Colorful Realm of Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings

Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800). Celebrating the centennial of Japan's gift of cherry trees to the nation's capital, this exhibition features one of Japan's most renowned cultural treasures

image from Slavery by Another Name

Slavery, the Crisis of the Union, the Civil War, and Reconstruction

This is an expansive multidisciplinary collection of EDSITEment resources on the antebellum and Civil War era of American history.

George Caleb Bingham's painting, "The County Election"

Voting in the Young Republic: George Caleb Bingham's "The County Election"

George Caleb Bingham's painting, "The County Election," highlights the growth of democracy in America as pioneers moved into the interior of the continent.

Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit

The subject of this exhibition is the career and life of the artist Henry O. Tanner (1859-1937). It covers his upbringing in Philadelphia, his success as an artist overseas, his faith, his contributions to modernism, and his artistic innovations.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

PAFA's museum is known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study of American art history, museums, and art training.

Two young sisters seated on bench in Harris Studio, c. 1942

Teenie Harris Archive

Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908–1998) photographed Pittsburgh's African American community from c. 1935 to c. 1975. His archive of nearly 80,000 images is considered one of the most important documentations of 20th-century African American life. Search the archives of this NEH-funded project, follow image threads, watch a video about the artist, and enjoy using this rich resource in your classroom.

Two young sisters seated on bench in Harris Studio, c. 1942

Teenie Harris Archive

Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908-1998) photographed Pittsburgh's African American community from c. 1935 to c. 1975. His archive of nearly 80,000 images is considered one of the most important documentations of 20th-century African American life. Search the archives of this NEH-funded project, follow image threads, watch a video about the artist, and enjoy using this rich resource in your classroom.