Assembles a significant amount of interactive content associated with the collections at the Art Institute of Chicago. Visitors can view art, read descriptions of particular works, play art games, and explore the galleries. The site also offers a page devoted to students and teachers.
Portal of web resources on art, organized by period.
African works of art in the context of the lives of African peoples.
Resources on the geography, history, and peoples of the Arctic.
A virtual library of images and field data for archaeological study.
Primary source texts on the antislavery movement as well as podcasts and videos. Accompanied by teachers’ guides.
Over 200,000 objects from North American, Mexican & Central American, South American, African, Asian, and Pacific Ethnographic Collections with images and detailed description, linked to the original catalogue pages, field notebooks, and photographs are available online. (American Museum of Natural History)
Archival resources for exploring many aspects of American history and culture.
An ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of America’s most outstanding cultural artists.
Highlighting the works of six great authors—Henry James, Langston Hughes, Esmeralda Santiago, James Agee, Willa Cather, and Eudora Welty—the site provides primary and secondary source information. Resources include lesson plans related to each of the authors; links to peer-reviewed websites; and on-line teacher guides.