Log In

The premier one-stop website for live, interactive learning experiences. Live, interactive learning experiences.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

a CILC Content Provider

Content provider's logo

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation’s first collection of American art, is dedicated to collecting, understanding, and enjoying American art. The Museum celebrates the extraordinary creativity of artists whose works reflect the American experience and global connections.

NOTICE
Please submit a request NO MORE than three months in advance for September through May, Monday-Friday between 9-5 (Eastern). Summer requests (June-August) will be considered based on limited availability.

2017-2018

Honorable Mention

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Smithsonian American Art Museum

Card image cap

A House Divided: Civil War--Free Program

The Civil War tested and consumed the country for more than four years. Explore how this great conflict and subsequent Reconstruction period are...

more

Card image cap

Free Program--Lure of the West

Part geography and part mythology, the American West retains a powerful allure in popular culture. Explore depictions of the people, lifestyles...

more

Card image cap

Free Program--Latino Art and Culture

The concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge in the United States in the mid-20th century. Explore how Latino artists shaped the...

more

Card image cap

American Indians--Free Program

American Indians are part of the past, present, and future of the United States. Explore histories and cultures of some American Indians as...

more

Card image cap

Free Program--Young America

The transition from colonial rule to national independence was a pivotal time in American history. Students will explore colonial and early federal...

more

Card image cap

America's Signs & Symbols--Free Program

Artists use familiar icons such as the Statue of Liberty, the bald eagle, and the American flag to communicate their ideas about American culture...

more

Card image cap

Free Program--To See Is to Think

In a world filled with images, it is important to be visually literate. While exploring artworks that represent various time periods, styles, and...

more

Card image cap

Found Object Artworks--Free Program

From beads to bottlecaps, tinfoil to toys, artists have used many nontraditional materials to express themselves and create art. This...

more

Card image cap

Contemporary Craft Works--Free Program

Craft artists push beyond traditions by testing the limits of materials and techniques. Whether using clay, metal, glass, or fiber, these artists...

more

Card image cap

African American Artists--Free Program

The lives of African American artists lend insight into the context of their works. Learn about the diverse body of artwork created by African...

more

Card image cap

Introduction to Smithsonian American Art Museum Videoconferences

Preview the Smithsonian American Art Museum's 10 videoconference topics, experience a videoconference from the student’s perspective, or learn...

more

More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Rebecca Fulcher   AmericanArtEducation@si.edu
Smithsonian American Art Museum, MRC 970
Washington DC 20013-7012
(202) 633-8537
United States

https://americanart.si.edu/education/k-12/videoconferences

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Smithsonian American Art Museum cover:

Social Studies/History
Fine Arts
Language Arts/English
Literacy

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"Our kids loved the virtual tour. You'll be hearing from other teachers here."
Fifth-Grade Teacher

"Thanks for an outstanding, comprehensive presentation. Particularly helpful were comparisons and contrasts and history and attitudes."
Coordinator, Senior Adult Programs, County Recreation Department