FEB: Water Jar
January 07, 2019

FEB: Water Jar

DETAIL: Water Jar, c. 1880. Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico. Ceramic; 10″ x 12.25″.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Public domain. ONLINE EXTRAS click here for resources related to this art print      Want To Have This Month’s Full-Size Art Print and Lesson Plan For Your Classroom? Order Your Copy of A&A February 2019 Issue For Only $6 […]

Not Just Pieces of Wood
October 08, 2018

Not Just Pieces of Wood

There is no better time than during the elementary school years to begin cultivating compassion and respect for all people, past and present. Art endures, merging the histories of diverse cultures. When we guide students in their application of visual thinking strategies, we ask them to consider an artwork or an artist’s methods and reasoning. […]

Hiawatha’s Marriage, Edmonia Lewis
April 08, 2016

Hiawatha’s Marriage, Edmonia Lewis

DETAIL: Edmonia Lewis (American; 1844-1907). Hiawatha’s Marriage, 1868. Marble; 29.5″ x 13.125″ x 13.125″. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama. Gift of Ida Bell Young Art Acquisitions. Public domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST The story of a female artist having to overcome cultural, societal and political odds to achieve commercial and critical success in a […]