Arts Connections

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Visit the following sites below to learn more about other museums and arts based resources. Please check back as this page is periodically updated with new links.

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown Pennsylvania
A major regional art institution and cultural resource with over 13,000 holdings

Art on the Move
A collaborative outreach program between the James A. Michener Art Museum and the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 that brings original works of art and educational materials to schools in Bucks County. The collection of artwork is owned by the BCIU #22, and maintained in partnership with the James A. Michener Art Museum. Funding for this project has been supported by private, state and federal sponsorships. For more information, contact the Bucks County Intermediate Unit.

Art 21: Art in the 21st Century
Website developed in conjunction with the only series on television to focus exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists in the United States through PBS.

ArtsEdge
Website that offers free, standards-based interdisciplinary teaching materials for use in and out of the classroom developed by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

Artsonia
Online gallery where young people can create a museum or gallery of their own artwork

ArtStor
A digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.

Baltimore Museum of Art
Houses the largest collection of paintings by Henri Matisse in the world, among it’s 90,000 holdings

Blast
A BBC site about art for youth

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Known for its collection of works by the Wyeth family and other important American illustrators

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Teen programs available through the Brooklyn Museum

Bucks County Artists’ Database, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Information and images relating to Bucks County artists, past and present, from the rich artistic tradition of New Hope and Bucks County.

Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York
Maintains a permanent collection of over two thousand paintings and drawings by children from around the world

Cleveland Art Museum Kids, Cleveland, Ohio
Broad range of art and artifacts from around the world in an historic 1916 building

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
Known for its collection of Pre-Raphaelite works, the works of American illustrators and the Ashcan School

Explore and Learn at the Met
Site with interactive resources to learn more about art and artists through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Guggenheim Museum, New York
One of the most popular museums in New York City, and a hallmark of 20th century architecture

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Teen program, Artlab, brings together artists and local teenagers to explore and experiment with contemporary art.

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Website for teens

James A. Michener Art Museum Art Research and Reference Library
Members, scholars and students can engage in research by appointment while viewing over 1500 archival files on Bucks County artists of all disciplines in the James A. Michener Art Museum library.

Kids World at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Online activities for kids and families

Mercer and Fonthill Museums, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
National Historic Landmark featuring a collection of pre-industrial American tools and the tile works of Dr. Henry Chapman Mercer

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Home of the world’s greatest art collection in the cultural center of New York City

Learning at Whitney
Website for teachers through the Whitney Museum of American Art

Learning Through Art
Inquiry with Art resources and video clips from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Learning Through Art program

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Paintings, sculptures, industrial design, architecture and more at New York’s hallmark modern art museum

Museum Kids at the Met
Site for kids and families through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
National art museum that holds one of the finest collections of art from western cultures in the world

National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
National portrait collection that focuses on portraits of famous Americans

National Standards in Arts Education, U.S. Department of Education
Summary of the National Standards for Art Education

Paintbrush Diplomacy, Menlo Park, California
Encourages awareness of international issues and important children’s causes through educational exchanges, community exhibits, and special events.

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oldest art museum and art school in the nation

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Collections include more than 225,000 objects in over 200 galleries spanning 2,000 years

Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The world’s largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.

Smithsonian Institution for Kids, Washington DC
Audio visual tour to selected objects at the Smithsonian for kids

Smithsonian Institution Learning Lab, Washington DC
Art, science and nature, history and culture, people and places, all on the Smithsonian website for young people

Street To Studio: The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiat
An exhibition organized through the Brooklyn Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Features the definitive collection of Andy Warhol works

The Keith Haring Foundation, New York
Official website of muralist and AIDS activist Keith Haring, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and interactives

The Keith Haring Foundation, New York
Interactive website for kids

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Archaeology and Anthropology museum that is part of the University of Pennsylvania

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Houses one of the world’s most important collections of 20th century art

Whitney Museum of American Art Teen Programs, New York
Site designed by high school students in the Whitney Museum’s Youth Insights program

World Awareness Children’s Museum, Glen Falls, New York
Uses children’s art to promote world peace and positive change