James McNeill Whistler & the Case for Beauty

An NEH-funded PBS documentary by filmmaker Karen Thomas examines the life of the artist and the course of his career and supplies teachers and museum educators with lesson plan, videos, a time line, images, and more to learn about Whistler and his art. Connect with the streamed version of the film.

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Perseus Digital Library

An extensive collection of maps, texts, translations, commentary, and artifacts of the Classical world and beyond.

ARTFL: American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language

ARTFL: American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language, founded in 1982, provides members with access to North America's largest collection of digitized French resources.

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Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in 20th-Century Chicago

The exhibit, based on an NEH-funded summer institute at the Newberry Library, focuses on the connection between Chicago's unique urban, economic, and cultural history and its literature. The website contains art, correspondence, poems, and ephemera by Kate Chopin, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg, and others, with informative essays and full bibliography.

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Treasures of Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty: 1392-1910

Celebrate the artistic achievements of the Joseon Dynasty, including ritual wares used in ancestral rites and Buddhist worship, with this exhibition website from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Includes teaching resources and a family guide.

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U.S. National Library of Medicine Exhibition Program Education Services

Exhibition Program Education Services develops digital standards-aligned resources for elementary through higher education in the disciplines of health education, history, literature, science, social studies, and technology that enhance their online exhibitions. The Services also provide onsite exhibition tours, school field trips, and professional development programs for K–12 educators.

First Winter Olympics begin in Chamonix, France

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April 16, 2017
  • “House by the Railroad”: A Painting and a Poem for the Classroom

    Created December 26, 2013
    House by the Railroad, Hopper

    This lesson invites a comparative close reading of Edward Hopper’s painting House by the Railroad and Edward Hirsch’s ekphrastic poem “Edward Hopper and the House by the Railroad” to explore how form affects content.

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    Oklahoma Humanities Magazine

    Since Spring 2008, this biannual magazine has dedicated each issue to thoughtful articles on classroom-worthy subjects from ethics, to African Americans in history, to internationalism and democracy. Print articles and check the "Extra" section for classroom discussion questions and more online resources. (Consult the "Archives" tab for back issues.)