The Arts

"Bring Broadway Into Your Classroom!  Designed for immediate use in middle and high school classrooms, these lessons -- which adhere to national learning standards -- contain comprehensive instructions for classroom implementation, downloadable student handouts, links to relevant and dynamic online resources, and suggestions for cross-curricular extensions."
The National Gallery of Art Classroom for Teachers and Students
"The exhibition offers a unique opportunity to explore one of the most fascinating aspects of Rembrandt van Rijn's artistic career, his brooding and pensive religious portraits painted in the late 1650s and early 1660s."

"American Masters: Alfred Stieglitz" presents an essay, timeline, video clips, & interviews examining this photographer, artist, & art impresario. Stieglitz was a powerful force in the arts of the early 20th century & an important interpreter of emerging modern culture. This website is a companion to first full-length film biography of the photographer, "Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye." (NEH)

"Odyssey Online is a resource to support the use of museum objects in your classroom. It was developed by the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, and the Dallas Museum of Art and features objects from their collections."
"Porgy & Bess: An American Voice is the companion website for a documentary tracing the history of Gershwin's opera from DuBose Heyward's novel, "Porgy," in 1924 to the opera's premiere in 1935 & subsequent productions."
"Small French Paintings presents a selection of small French impressionist & postimpressionist paintings by Bonnard, Cezanne, Degas, Matisse, Pissarro, & others."

"Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers & Students" features resources & best practices for combining oral history & community study with dance, theater, music, & visual arts.  This site also presents curricular materials from City Lore, an organization that sponsors artist residencies in schools & staff development for teachers in New York & other cities. (NEH)

The Influence of Art on Yellowstone

Music for the Nation is a collection of historical sheet music in the Library of Congress.