The Museum of Modern Art designed this site to instruct young children in viewing and creating art.
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.
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)
The site brings bridges, skyscrapers, tunnels, and dams to the Internet for those who want to learn more about man-made giants that fill our communities. It features introductions to the engineering of structures, interactive engineering labs, building designs challenges, a databank of large structures, and interviews with engineers.
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.