• National Standards

    National Standards in the Visual and Media Arts

    National Core Arts Standards:This narrative document outlines the philosophy, primary goals, dynamic processes,structures, and outcomes that shape student learning and achievement in dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts, as articulated in the National Core Arts Standards.

    Media Arts Standards at a Glance

    Visual Arts Standards at a Glance


    Media Arts Model Cornerstone Assessments

    Visual Arts Model Cornerstone Assessments


    Art Lesson Links

    Tutorialized: Learn tips and tricks, cool effects, and how to use the Photoshop tools more effectively.  

    Kinder Art:  Architecture, Assessment, History, Bulletin Board Ideas, Crafts, Drawing, Drama, Multicultural, Making Musical Instruments, Painting, Printmaking, Recycling and Upcycling, Sculpture, S.T.E.M, Fibers and Holiday ideas.

    ArtsEdge: Inspiring examples of project-based learning where kids are impassioned and tech brings it together!


    Arts Advocacy

    #ShowYourArt2017:  Show Your Art is a social media campaign designed to engage arts advocates on local, state, and national levels, and to bring awareness of National Arts and Humanities Month to the public. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to share images on Instagram (be sure to tag @americans4arts and use #ShowYourArt2017). We will repost some of our favorites throughout the month. 


    Art History, Stories and Online Museums

    Khan Academy: Smart History Art History on Khan Academy

    Google Arts & Culture:  Explore Stories from Around The World:  Virtual Museum


    Comparison of Works