The Arts on the Internet
This Web site features lesson plans and resources for visual arts and crafts for grades K-12.  It also has links to museums, art galleries, and exhibitions with famous artist and their artwork being featured.
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http://www.primenet.com/~arted/
The Art Teacher Connection
This site encourages innovation in art education through technology.  It contains art projects, lesson plans, resources that meet National Standards, and tips on how to integrate computer technology into a visual arts curriculum.

http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/
ArtsEdNet
This web site is supported by the Getty Education Institute for the Arts and contains a variety of teaching materials, scope and sequence guides, and lesson plans for integrating art  into the curriculum.  The lessons contain discipline based art activities, background references and ideas on how to extend a lesson.

http://www.artswire.org/kenroar
The Incredible Art Department
This site is a service of the New York Foundation for the Arts.  It contains art education information for parents, teachers, and students.  Lesson plans, children's art room, are in the format.  With the extension /lessons/drama/drama.html you will lessons that integrate art and drama.

http://www.awa.com/artsnetweb
ArtNetWeb Project
This site provides art lesson plans, assessment plans and a place for students to submit their artwork for publication.

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/ARTLesson.htm
Lesson Plans Page
This site has lesson plans with the arts integrated in the curriculum.

http://askeric.org
Ask Eric Lesson Plans
This site has lesson plans you can search by subject, and also links to other lesson plan sites.  The lesson plans for the arts are broken down into these categories:  art activities, art history, music, architecture.  At the end of each lesson you will find Internet resources listed.

http://www.arts.ufl.edu/art/rt_room/@rtroom_home.html
The @rt Room
This site is primarily for children, but also has activities for teachers to use in their curriculum planning.

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/
Blue Web'N
Packard Bell is providing links to lesson plans for all ages in all subject areas.

http://www.education-world.com
Education World; Where Educators Go to Learn
This site provides links to arts lesson plans.

http://www.pomona.edu/visual-lit/intro/intro.html
On-Line Visual Literacy Project
This site provides information and examples of visual elements of art, like dot, line, shape, direction, value, hue, texture, etc.

http://www.bconnex.net/~jarea/lessons.htm
Kinder Art
This site has art lesson plans with objectives for grades K-12.  The main site is for art lesson plans, but in the cross-curricular section, art is integrated with language arts, math, social studies, and science.

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Arts and Crafts
 

http://www.theideabox.com
The Idea Box
This site has craft projects, recipes, music & songs, games, activities, online stories, a chat box, bulletin board, free newsletter, and links to many other craft sites.

http://www.auntannie.com
Aunt Annie's Craft Page
Besides crafts of all kinds, this site provides information about software and shareware.  A bulletin board craft exchange is another feature.

http://fox.nstn.ca/~puppets/activity.html
Stage Hand Puppets
This is an activity page that contains online puppet theaters, puppet patterns, directions for constructing puppets and links to other puppet sites.

http://www.sculpey.com
Using Polymer Clay to Sculpt
This site is designed to provide inspiration and step-by-step directions for a variety of polymer clay creations, such as characters, animals, and other creative things.

http://crayola.com/art_education
Crayola Art Education
This site has a bulletin board for teachers to exchange ideas, lesson plans, art techniques and product information.  The "Cool Crafts for Kids" section has online art, coloring book, story time, poetry place, craft central, game room and product information.

http://www.craftsnthings.com
Crafts'N Things
This site contains craft ideas, how-to's and tips.  There are many crafts to view or copy, like the picture of the one beside the arts and crafts title.

http://www.michaels.com
Michael's Arts and Crafts
This site contains ideas, tips and many craft projects.

http://www.deltacrafts.com/index_normal.asp
Delta Crafts
This site has online painting and craft projects using Delta products.

http://www.craftnetvillage.com
Craft Net Village
This site has a project library where the teacher chooses the type of craft she would like to use.

http://www.hgtv.com
Home and Garden Television
This site is connected to the TV show HGTV.  It has many craft projects suitable for children of all ages.  They have it indexed.  The section with Carol Duvall has the most craft projects, but other sections have suitable projects, too.

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~adysart/origami/crane/
How to make an Origami Crane
This site has directions for making an origami crane using the Japanese art of paper folding.

http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/3053/exchange
Craft Exchange
This site contains simple crafts for young children

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Museums, Galleries & Exhibits

http://mistral.enst.fr/~pioch/louvre/
Le Louvre
The Louvre Museum in Paris has virtual tours, famous artworks, and information about famous artist.

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org
The Kennedy Center Museum
This site is an excellent resource for the arts.  It is possible because of a collaboration between the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts with support from the U.S. Department of Education.

http://metmuseum.org/htmlfile/education/artgame1.html
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is entertaining and educational.

http://www.moma.org
The Museum of Modern Art in New York
This site is The Museum of Modern Art.  At this museum students will have opportunities to do online projects, such as the Safari Online.  They may also choose to submit original artwork, and take a virtual tour of the artworks housed there.

http://www.frick.org
The Frick Collection
This collection of artwork (paintings & sculpture) numbers over 1,100 from the 13th to the 19th century.  These works of art are displayed in the former home of Henry Clay Frick.  Students may take a virtual tour through the lens of the camera.

http://wwar.com
World Wide Arts Resources
This site has links to museums, exhibits and galleries as well as art education academic resources.

http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/archive/other/museums.html
Museum Links
This site provides links to museums, art galleries and exhibits around the world.

http://www.artseek.com
Art Seek
This site will connect you to galleries and museums.

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Artist
 

http://kultur-online.com/greatest
The Greatest Painters on the Web
This site is a wonderful study of the masters.  There is information about each artist, and their works, with links to other sites.

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html
Exploring Leonardo
Learn about Leonardo da Vinci, the scientist, inventor, and artist.

http://www.vangoghgallery.com
The Van Gogh Gallery
This site is a great site to do research on Van Gogh.  It has samples of his artwork, including his self portrait and life history.

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Computer Art
 

http://www.itdc.sbcss.k12.ca.us/curriculum
Educational Media and Technology Curriculum Resources
This site contains integrated lesson plans rich in Internet resources.  The lesson plans have objectives, procedures, materials and ways to extend the lesson.  Background information for the teacher is also provided.

http://members.xoom.com/Artshop/bgrounds/index.htm
Karen Shader Designs
This site has nice clipart, buttons, bars, and backgrounds designed by artist, Karen Shader.  She also provides directions for painting watercolor "Smushies".

http://www.kodak.com/US/en/digital/edu/lessonPlans/lessonPlans.shtml
Kodak
The art lesson plans at this site are for photography.

http://www.desktopPublishing.com
Clipart
This site has hundreds of clipart images, animated gifs, art galleries and exhibits.

http://www.abcgiant.com
Buttons, Banners, Backgrounds and Fonts
This site has many different buttons, banners, backgrounds and fonts to choose from when building a web page.

http://www.freestuffcenter.com
Free Stuff Center
This site has a listing of all sorts of free things, such as graphics, fonts, etc.

http://www.cswnet.com/~ozarksof/
The Gif Animation Site
This site has animated GIFs and Morphs you can use for free on your own web page, if you acknowledge Chuck Poynter.

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