Use this feature to understand the lives of people in Southern Italy before, during, and after the famous eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE, as well as learn how it inspired Neoclassicism.
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.
Use Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece, "Fallingwater," to learn about 20th-century architecture and Wright's prolific career.
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," highlights the growth of democracy in America as pioneers moved into the interior of the continent.
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.
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.
Neoclassicism is an intellectual and artistic movement that shaped the thought, minds, and civic ideals of Americans for 150 years. These lessons and resources for college-level courses provide a fresh survey of American neoclassicism for students and a general audience.
Tate Liverpool exhibition of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, explores how the stories have influenced the visual arts, inspiring generations of artists for 150 years since its publication. Explore the interactive.
This NEH-funded project, coming to WNET’s American Masters on December 19, is the first film since the death of the husband-and-wife team widely regarded as America’s most important designers.