Content Provider Programs List

Let Freedom Ring ($40 in Feb.)    based on 29 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention

Investigate selected works illustrating the concepts of personal freedom and the struggle for equality. Students will discuss and put in historical perspective art works illuminating early American Indian disp...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11


A New View of Black History ($40 in February)    based on 17 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Through the art of William H. Johnson(1901-1970) and other celebrated artists of African-American descent, students explore the lifestyles and struggles of African-Americans in our county in the early twentieth century. This program may be adapted to all ages...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words! ($40 in Oct.) This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Give your students the opportunity to view and discuss original artworks in museum galleries while sharpening visual literacy skills. When considering the information revolution, the importance of visual literacy, which is the ability to interpret, negotiate,...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Academic Decathlon Art Training: World War II This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention

<span style='font-family: "Georgia","serif";'>Receive a training session on the art section of the U.S. Academic Decathlon curriculum from t...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12


American Still Life ($40 April and May)    based on 3 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Bring your pencils and paper to view, discuss, and sketch still lifes ranging from America’s greatest trompe l’oeil (“fool the eye”) artists such as William Harnett to modernists such as Georgia O’Keeffe. Original art will be viewed within the museum galleries...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Art Work (FREE on 10/28)    based on 3 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Students travel behind the scenes and learn about fascinating career opportunities in an art museum. Students interact with participating art professionals from various departments within the museum and make connections between work in the arts and the core c...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult Learners

Beautiful Biomes ($40 in April)    based on 16 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Science and art interconnect in this broadcast as students use the work of renowned nature photographer Eliot Porter to actively and creatively learn about biomes and plant and animal adaptation.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Bring on the May Flowers!-- $40 in May    based on 1 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Virtually visit the galleries of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art to view and discuss paintings, prints, sculpture and photographs that depict flowers and related plant forms. Artists Georgia O’Keeffe, Eliot Porter, Severin Roesen, and Julian Onderdonk w...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Adult Learners

Connect to Art: For Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
This program for adolescents and adults with cognitive disabilities focuses on building the awareness and confidence for visiting art museums as a leisure-time activity and discovering connections between art and daily life experiences. The program originate...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Cowboy Close-Up (5 free dates)    based on 15 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
The photographs of Erwin E. Smith along with the paintings and sculpture of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, are viewed as primary resources that tell the story of the American cowboy during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Students...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Harvest Art - $40 in October    based on 3 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Visit the galleries of a premier American art museum and discover why farmers have sometimes been referred to as pattern-makers. Discuss the artistic qualities and geometric designs of plowed fields, stacked produce, and towering grain elevators. During the ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

How to Make an Artist    based on 6 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Students are introduced to artists and their work through picture-book biographies and discussion. Your students’ own imaginations will be sparked as they relate to the early interests and creativity of well-known American artists such as Alexander Calder, Ge...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Images of American Indians ($40 if booked for November)    based on 7 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
The Amon Carter Museum holds some of the most beautiful and important works of Plains Indians created by nineteenth-century artists. During this broadcast, students will use selected works to analyze and discuss Plains Indian culture, including the following t...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Metaphorically Seeing--It's All About Me ($40 in March)    based on 11 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Students explore portraiture, refine their knowledge of metaphors and symbolism, and experience the use of figurative language in writing and in visual media.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Passport to Planet Earth    based on 7 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Through virtual travel students connect to the American experience through the Carter's collection of great American art. Students "tour" the country-from the mountains of Upstate New York to the southwestern desert-and travel back in time to witness the first...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Picturing American History ($40 in March)    based on 7 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Students examine the ways that works of art illustrate or were influenced by events that shaped our nation’s history. Connections are made to broad historical themes such as national identity, manifest destiny and expansion, industrialization, the gilded age;...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Say It Like You See It! (FREE on 10/20)    based on 29 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
October 20 is National Day on Writing!  Using paintings from the collection of American art at the Amon Carter Museum, students will practice the art of “showing” the reader the object—describing it in such a way as to paint it with words. Through writing and ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Sharing the Past: A Program for Persons with Alzheimer's This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
This program uses art to connect to past experiences for small groups of adults with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Participants see 4-5 original artworks in the gallery spaces and are encouraged to share their observations. These observations are t...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Adult Learners

So You Think You Saw What Happened! This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Instructional design in the doldrums? Rock the boat—try something new! From stem to stern, viewing and discussing art develops close observation, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, which in turn enhances performance in all subject areas! During ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Stories and the American West    based on 8 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Use art to enliven narrative writing instruction. This program focuses on the use of art as a stimulus point for students to create their own stories about the American West. Teachers will receive a CD of images and creative writing activities for use in the ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7

The Fine Art of Reading—Part 1, Making Connections and Questioning $40 in January    based on 7 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Use art to allow students to practice comprehension strategies in a text-free environment. Students make art-to-self, art-to-art, and art-to-world connections, then make similar connections with text. First with art, then with text, students also deve...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The Fine Art of Reading—Part 2, Visualizing and Inferring $40 in January    based on 4 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Use art to allow students to practice comprehension strategies in a text-free environment. Through viewing and sketching students practice visualizing to aid in drawing conclusions, creating interpretations, and recalling details when reading. Participa...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The Fine Art of Reading—Part 3, Determining Importance and Synthesizing $40 in January   based on 3 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Use art to allow students to practice comprehension strategies in a text-free environment. Students identify areas of emphasis and supportive evidence in art. Then with text, students, determine and defend decisions about importance. Participants a...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The Snow Show ($40 if booked for December)    based on 53 evaluation(s). - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Students investigate the scientific and mathematical intricacies of the individual flake while viewing and discussing how American artists have depicted the beauty and wonder of snow and ice. Students learn to create delicate six-pointed snow flakes.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7

Videoconferencing with the Amon Carter MUseum This program has not yet been evaluated. - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art 2007-08,2008-09 Honorable Mention
Explore the broad spectrum of student interactive videoconference programs that connect art from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art to all areas of the curriculum. You will be connected live...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

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