This Summer we are going to continue our learning, but with a little more of a fun approach. Our schedule is going out the window, and we are going to be learning about things that peak our interest. Our first segment is going to be Learning about Famous Artists.
I love technology and all of the curriculum and information you can get for free without leaving the comfort of your own home. Here are 10 FREE Resources for Learning About Famous Artists!
The Google Art Project – This is possibly my new favorite website. Imagine you had free access to all of the major museums and art galleries in the world. Well, now you do. Go to The Google Art Project and search for Monet, or any artist, or artifact. There is so much information and history at your finger tips.
Concordia University- Concordia University offers free art appreciation courses for download for grades 1-8. Each course has 10 lessons which each featuring a different artist. This is a great way to reinforce what you are learning.
The National Gallery of Art Kids – This is another one of those must see sites. The National Gallery of Art Kids (NGA Kids) has an amazing amount of interactive online activities for exploring art.
PBS Learning Media – This is one of the best free resources for many topics around. PBS Learning Media is free to any educator and has a vast library of educational videos and more. Just sign up and search for your topic.
Kahn Academy- I love Kahn Academy for so many things. It is no surprise that they are a great resource for Art History too. Check out Kahn Academy’s Art History for videos and more!
Drawspace – The best way to learn about art is to become an artist yourself. Check out Drawspace.com for a ton of great art tutorials!
Museum of Modern Art – Click on over to the Museum of Modern Art. They have a great online list of educational resources that is sure to help you teach your children about art.
Free Notebooking Pages- Work on your writing and art at the same time. Download these Free Artist Notebooking Pages from Harrington’s Harmony’s
ART Babble – Looking for a fun resource with art projects, tying art into STEM and more? Check out Art Babble!
ArtsEdge– Last but not least there is ArtsEdge from the Kennedy Center. ArtsEdge is the Kennedy’s Centers free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through, and about the arts.
Every educator, Homeschool or not, will love these 10 FREE Resources for Learning About Famous Artists. They will help you and your students have fun learning about art and art history.