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Art and Craft
Galleries and Museums
Architecture and Buildings
Other Interesting Sites
Crafts and Design & Technology
Timeline of Art History
Just what it says! From the Metropolitan Museum of
Fine Art, New York.
Jackson Fine Arts
Find out about great artists from the past at this superb
Another great site for finding out about painters and
sculptors from the past and present.
your own on-line art exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum.
This is great fun - and you can learn a lot, too!
Museum of Art History
A great way to tell the story of art movements of the
past. This site was made by children at an American
a fun guided tour through turn of the century France and
explore the interesting concepts that defined the
Impressionism art movement.
When you get to the site, click on the guided tour box.
Go on an art adventure and discover all about this
fascinating artist and inventor.
Do you like those adventure books where you read the page
and then make a choice at the end of the page about where
you go next? You know the ones I mean? Well this is the
same! An excellent adventure to get you looking at
paintings. You'll love it!
ArtEdventures are interactive
online games just for you. In these fun and
educational activities, you'll discover how great artists
made their famous workswhile learning tips and
techniques for creating your own art!
Find out who painted what and what all those words mean.
More than 20,000 pictures from the
Guildhall Library and Guildhall Art Gallery in London.
Around the United Kingdom
Links to all the museums in the United Kingdom - at least
all those that have websites. Find out where to go and
what to see.
National Gallery, London
Information about Britain's national art collection. You
can visit parts of the gallery on-line and view paintings
from the collection.
National Portrait Gallery, London
Visit this fascinating gallery and see painted portraits
of famous people. Find out what all those historical
characters really looked like!
Tate Gallery, London
A slick website with links to the Tate's other sites
around the country, including St Ives and Liverpool. It
has a full catalogue of works in the collection, but
disappointingly few illustrations.
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The V&A is the world's largest museum of decorative
arts. This is a flashy and complex site which isn't easy
to navigate - but it's worth sticking at it. By using the
tours under the explore option you can view a
selection of objects from the various galleries.
An interesting site about this popular Victorian designer.
It has a page for children and an on-line exhibition of
Morris' works. You can even download Morris wallpaper
designs for your computer desktop!
Buildings of the World
This is an excellent site. More than 750 great buildings
from around the world and across history are illustrated.
Information is also given about the architects.
Surprises: The Architecture of the Weisman Museum
A first class site for children and parents. Learn how the
Museum was designed and built. Interactive things to do as
well, while you learn!
Find out about architecture (buildings!) through the ages
from the stone age to the present day. Click on the time
line to find pictures and information.
An excellent Site. Like art rooms in schools everywhere,
this computer art room is a "special" place.
Within its "walls," you can create, discover,
imagine, invent, learn, and make your thoughts become
things. In short, the @rt room is a place for you to
explore your inner and outer world. Enjoy!
Do you want to create art? Then this is the place for
activities, techniques and inspiration! Try the hands-on
activities and techniques, or browse online galleries of
student and professional artwork.
An excellent series of lessons on how to draw cartoons.
You'll love this site - get those pencils out!
Castle - Arts
Have fun here! This site tells you all about music, art
and writing. You can do practical activities and learn
about great artists, musicians and writers.
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum invites you to
discover how design is used for daily living, for shaping
space, and for communicating.
Find out about animations with your favourite Looney Tunes
characters. Animation 101 tells you how cartoons are made.
and Design & Technology
Cookie, Fudge, Candy and Kids Craft Recipes
An American site, packed with recipes for tasty sweets and
biscuits - enjoy! But please remember to get help from an
adult when you cook.
Teaches you how to make recycled paper - a really messy
Have fun making butterflies and paper aircraft.
Engines, electronics, computers, your body - find out how
they all work!
Childrens' Museum of Indianapolis
A growing collection of on-line activities from this
wonderful museum. Learn how to make moving dinosaurs and
join in the arts workshop.
Go on a world tour and find out about puppets the world
over - then make your own.
Design a new animal habitat for a local zoo. Visit lots of
websites on the way to gather information.