Classroom Resources

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We offer a teacher's guide as a resource to provide you with the vocabulary, subject matter, and suggestions for follow-on activities to accompany our in-classroom presentation. More extensive resources are also available for some of our more popular curricula including student handouts, full lesson plans, on-line resource suggestions and present content.

Art in the Dark's (AITD's) goal is to build on a students process of discovery with a multidisciplinary approach to the arts so please browse our curricula & guides below to provide resources for your classroom.

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American Art 1600–1900

Teacher's Guide Student Handout

Art for You

Teacher's Guide

Ancient Civilizations

Bringing together teacher's guides, student handouts, in-classroom activities, videos, and information about antiquity, this page gathers materials related to the themes and subjects of ancient art.

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Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo

Teacher's guide, videos, and where to find local artwork enhance the students process of engaging with the art of these two great Mexican artists.

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Digital Visual Communications

Bringing together teacher's guide, student handouts, videos from the presentations, and reference links to enhance the students process of learning to communicate through new-media art.

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Japanese Prints: Impressionism and Beyond

Teacher's Guide

The Language of Art

Teacher's guide, student handouts, videos from the presentations, and reference links to enhance the students process of learning the elements of art and the principles of design.

Teacher's Guide Student Handout - Elements of Art Student Handout - Principles of Design

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The Language of Photography

Teacher's Guide

Mexican Art and Activism

Teacher's guide, student handouts, videos from the presentations, and follow on videos and reference links to expand the students understanding of the impact of early Mexican artists on today's artists pursuing social justice.

Teacher's Guide Student Handouts - Social Issues

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Pablo Picasso, Cubism, War and Peace

Teacher's Guide

Social Documentary & Street Photography

Teacher's guide, student handouts, video links, great online sites, and selected slides to encourage the students experience photography that Makes a Difference.

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STEAM = STEM + Art

Student handouts, follow on classroom interdisciplinary lessons, videos, and reference information from your STEAM presentation. The materials are grouped by grade and may also be grouped by subject discipline.

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