Below you will find a selection of websites that offer a wide range of activities and information on other museums and the visual arts.
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A resource for art teachers and others interested in the visual arts. This virtual museum contains an abundance of activities, exhibitions of students’ works, interactive projects and a data bank. In French.
A joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, this site is an invaluable source of information for art teachers. Its educational activities, listed by topic and grade level, are enhanced by iconographic and audio materials also available on the site. It covers questions specific to the museum world, such as the conservation and restoration of artworks, and introduces users to the different missions museums can have.
Developed by the J. Paul Getty Trust, the ArtsEdNet website provides a highly active aid for teaching art to preschool and elementary-school children. It offers a variety of information for art educators and other teachers who wish to integrate art into their curriculums. The site is a gold mine of ideas for art education activities and multidisciplinary projects. A must.
The formal aspect and sociological content of the work of American artist Keith Haring are the subject of a host of activities offered on this site. It is both a thought-provoking resource for elementary-school teachers who want to tackle notions related to the visual arts (colour, drawing, form) and a playful, interactive space where children will discover the expressive world created by this artist.
An art education website for parents, educators, students and children of all ages, where you will discover an amazing array of art lesson plans and activities listed by theme and by technique.