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.

Neoclassicism and America 1750–1900

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.

Detail of a Tennielle illustration for Alice in Wonderland

Tate Liverpool: Alice in Wonderland

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.

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Eames: The Architect and the Painter

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.

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Frick Collection Digital Archive

This site is an NEH-funded project that brings one of the richest art photograph libraries to the Web and enables visitors to browse and download jpegs of large format digital files and of lesser-known and previously unpublished works of art.

Gudea of Lagash, ca. 2012 BCE

World History for Us All

World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.

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Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Regions

The products of this NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers offers a wealth of curricular plans and interactive ideas for the classroom. Topics cover a variety of disciplines: history, geography, literature, religion, art, and environmental studies for every grade level.

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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge celebrates Northern Renaissance artists' contributions to the scientific investigations of the 16th century through prints, books, maps, as well as sundials, globes, and more. The site is enhanced by an interactive web tool and iPhone/iPad applications.