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This page will have three sections. The first one lists resources related to visual arts (but includes a few sites with a broader focus).
From the Kennedy Center, free standards-based teaching reesources.
National Gallery of Art Classroom
Online resource finder for art teachers. Can be searched by curriculum area, topic, or artist.
Based at Arizona State University, this site has resources for teachers related to curriculum, lessons plans, standards, assessment, and other links.
A joint project of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center, this site has thousands of resources.
Perpich Center for Arts Education
The coordinating body for arts education in Minnesota. Includes a school, a lending library, and curriculum resources.
COMPAS (MN Artists in Residence program)
COMPAS is Minnesota’s most widely-used resource for artist residencies and community-building through the arts. They engage nearly 600,000 people in the arts in over 100 Minnesota cities, towns, and suburbs each year. Writers and Artists in the Schools (WAITS) is one of their programs that supports school residencies, performances, exhibits, and professional development programs for educators.
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
An advocacy group that supports the arts in Minneaota. Of special interest is the research section that provides supoort for the value (economic and otherwise) of the arts.
The purpose of the site is to teach reuse and recycling concepts through art activities using solid waste as a source of free materials.
Destination Modern Art
An interactive site where students go on an intergalactic trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. They can explore the exhibits by clicking on 'online artwork'. Each piece of art includes information about the artist, and interactive activities to learn about the art and techniques.
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