The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network: Thematic Collections /themes The Kennedy Center: ARTSEDGE — the National Arts and Education Network MY ARTSEDGE | Login Educators Lessons How To's Standards Families At School At Home Out & About Students KC Connections Features Just For You Collections Media Collections Reset Collections Finder: Filter by art form, place, time or category Big Ideas Select All | Deselect All Places Time Arts Genre All 0-9 a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 1 | 2 | next › 1-24 of 29 Results: A Few of Our Favorite Things... A Few of Our Favorite Things... From musical theater to music in space, our media collections reflect the breadth and depth of the performing arts in America and around the world. Acoustics & Sound Acoustics & Sound How do composers "hear" outer space? Africa Africa Discover the real story of the Lion King and the rich tapestry of sounds from North African cultures. African-American History African-American History America America Ancient Empires Ancient Empires Animals Animals How does an actor become a chihuahua? Asia Asia
Il sito dedicato alla lingua e alla cultura italiana di Rai International CoSketch.com - Online Whiteboard Collaboration Project ARTiculate Elements of Art (building blocks of visual art) Line Line is the path of a point moving through space. Shape / Form Shape implies spatial form and is usually perceived as two-dimensional. Color Colors all come from the three primaries and black and white. Value Value refers to relative lightness and darkness and is perceived in terms of varying levels of contrast. Texture Texture refers to the tactile qualities of a surface (actual) or to the visual representation of such surface qualities (implied). Space / Perspective Space refers to the area in which art is organized. Principles of art (use or arrangement of the building blocks of visual art) Pattern Pattern refers to the repetition or reoccurrence of a design element, exact or varied, which establishes a visual beat. Rhythm / Movement Rhythm or movement refers to the suggestion of motion through the use of various elements. Proportion / Scale Proportion is the size relationship of parts to a whole and to one another. Balance Unity Emphasis
The Renaissance Connection, from the Allentown Art Museum Sito dedicato ai corsisti LIM della scuola Belli di Roma Simple English Wikipedia Educator Review What's It Like? Simple English Wikipedia is an adapted version of the regular Wikipedia site for English learners, younger students, or anyone who struggles with reading. While the homepage looks very similar to the regular Wikipedia site, the articles are written using basic vocabulary and grammar. The site has over 100,000 articles; students can search by keyword, or choose a topic from a set of knowledge groups like Sciences or Culture. There are also links to other Simple English projects like Wiktionary. There's also a Book Creator function that allows students doing research to collect a group of related articles in one place. Is It Good For Learning? With its basic vocabulary and grammar, Simple English Wikipedia can be a great tool to help some intermediate and advanced English learners access information and articles. Some teachers are wary about using Wikipedia as a research source, and with good reason – anyone can write and edit articles. How Can Teachers Use It?
Art History The history of Art is long and varied, spanning tens of thousands of years from ancient paintings on the walls of caves to the glow of computer-generated images on the screens of the 21st century. "The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited" - William Saroyan Preface - What Is Art? A discussion of what art is and can be, and what we mean by "art history" - a brief summary of the book. Prehistoric Art Aboriginal art works, European "cavemen" artworks such as the drawings at Lascaux and Cauvet. Ancient Art Egyptian, Greek and Roman (including Early Christian) Art, and their effects on the development of Art. Medieval Art Artworks from the European Middle Ages, including Gothic Art and Panel Painting. The Renaissance Including such artists as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. The 18th Century All major artworks, movements and artists from the 18th Century, including the Rococo movement and Neoclassicism. The 19th Century The 20th Century Glossary and Theory Authors and Contributors
Asian and Islamic Art: Middle Eastern, China, Korea, Japan â€” The Detroit Institute of Arts — The Detroit Institute of Arts Print Page The collections of the Department of the Arts of Asia and the Islamic World at the Detroit Institute of Arts comprise thousands of works of art produced in Asia and Middle East, from antiquity through the present, as well as from North Africa and Islamic Spain. Conceived as a both a geographical and cultural area of study, the Department fosters research into individual works of art in their historical and cultural contexts, the connections between the artistic cultures of this immense region – both geographical and temporal – as well as cultural and artistic ties between Asia, the Islamic World, Europe, and Africa. Arts of the Ancient Middle East The arts of the Ancient Middle East comprise a remarkable group of objects created between approximately 3000 B.C.E and 600 C.E., from Antiquity to the pre-Islamic Middle East. Arts of the Islamic World Arts of Asia Arts of China Arts of Korea Arts of Japan Arts of South and Southeast Asia