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Slavery, the Crisis of the Union, the Civil War, and Reconstruction

This is an expansive multidisciplinary collection of EDSITEment resources on the antebellum and Civil War era of American history.

2013 JAM poster, Lionel Hampton

Jazz Appreciation Month: JAM

Every April, the National Endowment for the Humanities and other organizations recognize Jazz Appreciation Month. For 2013, JAM honors jazz legends Lionel Hampton, Andy Weston, and John Levy.

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.

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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.

British illustrator and graphic humorist John Tenniel born

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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.

Charles and Ray Eames consulting over a model

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.