The 2011 Blick Linoleum Block Print Contest
For more information about the 2011 Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest, visit: www.fws.gov/juniorduck/
Check out the The Secret Life of Art Blog for more fun and facts. Visit currier.org/nowon view.aspx for more information.
To lean more about the J. Paul Getty Museum’s “Art Scoops,” visit : getty.edu/education/kids_families/.
To read and share Elliot Eisner's "10 Lessons the Arts Teach," go to:
View and learn more about Henri Matisse's "The Red Studio":
View and learn more about Julius LeBlanc Stewart's "A Hunt Ball":
View Alber Bierstadt's "Merced River":
View George Tooker's "Government Bureau":
View Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks":
View David Alfaro Siqueiros' "Echo of a Scream":
View Vermeer's "Maler Im Atelier" (AKA "Die Malkunst"):
Please download the following instructions for making a Temple
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To view more of Maltby Sykes' art:
To learn more about Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns:
For more information on Mughal painting and the Mughal Empire, visit:
Next, take students to the computer lab or library to learn more about Hamza via an excellent web resource from the Smithsonian Institution, “The Adventures of Hamza,” available at www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/hamza/hamza.htm
The following elementary-level lesson plan is an excellent resource for further classroom activities focusing on Mughal painting: www.lessonplanspage.com/ArtAPAHMMughalMiniaturePaintingUnit25.htm
Visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s online exhibition, "South Asian Seams: Quilts from India Pakistan & Bangladesh":
Haitian Tap-Taps (page 34)
A March 2010 PBS Frontline/Planet Money Special Report, "Solving the Tap-Tap Puzzle":
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