Art History Lesson Plans & Projects

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These useful lesson plan outlines and related resources can help you teach your students about artists and art history. Use this course to develop your lessons and spark your students' interest in a variety of art history topics.
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9 chapters in Art History Lesson Plans & Projects

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Lesson 1 - Cave Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Cave Painting: History & Pictures  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Cave Painting Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 4 - Illuminated Letters Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - What Is an Illuminated Manuscript?  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Illuminated Letters Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 7 - Illuminated Letters: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Medieval Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Early Medieval Art & Architecture: Characteristics, Techniques & Famous Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Medieval Art History Essay Topics
Lesson 11 - Gothic Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Classical Influences on Gothic Art & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Social & Economic Influences on Gothic Art & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Mona Lisa Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci: History, Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Mona Lisa Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 18 - Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Da Vinci's The Vitruvian Man: History & Golden Ratio  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Baroque Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Baroque Art & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Baroque Painting: Style, Characteristics & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Baroque Art History Essay Topics
Lesson 24 - Neoclassicism Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Neoclassical Art: Characteristics, Materials & Famous Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Roman Inspiration in Neoclassical Painting, Sculpture & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Realism in Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Comparing Realism in Literature & Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - Lithography Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Lithography: Process & Famous Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Byzantine Empire Mosaics Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Byzantine Art: Mosaics, History & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Byzantine Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Byzantine Art & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Aztec Sun Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Aztec Sun: Symbol, Meaning & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - Silhouette Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Silhouette Painting: Techniques & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Renaissance Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Art History & Appreciation Activities for High School
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Lesson 1 - Impressionism Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Impressionist Art: Characteristics & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Influence of Photography on Impressionism  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Claude Monet Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Claude Monet: Biography, Paintings & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Claude Monet Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 7 - Renoir Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Pierre Renoir: Biography, Paintings & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Vincent van Gogh Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Vincent van Gogh: Biography & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Van Gogh's Starry Night Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Van Gogh's Starry Night: Description, Analysis & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Starry Night Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 14 - The Starry Night by Van Gogh: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Mary Cassatt Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Mary Cassatt: Biography, Paintings & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Edgar Degas Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Edgar Degas: Facts, Famous Paintings & Drawings  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Matisse Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Matisse: Biography, Facts & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Snail by Henri Matisse Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Henri Matisse's The Snail: Meaning & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Henri Rousseau Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Henri Rousseau: Biography & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Post-Impressionism Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Comparing Post-Impressionism & Impressionism  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Post Impressionist Movement: Style & Famous Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Pointillism Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Pointillism: Definition, History & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Paul Cezanne Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Paul Cezanne: Biography & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Georges Seurat Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Georges Seurat: Biography, Painting & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Paul Gauguin Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Paul Gauguin, Artist: Biography, Facts & Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - Paul Signac Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Paul Signac: Paintings & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - Camille Pissarro Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - Camille Pissarro: Biography, Paintings & Style  Take Quiz
Lesson 40 - The Magical Garden of Claude Monet Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - Mary Cassatt Art Project ideas
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Lesson 1 - Fauvism Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Fauvism: Definition, Art & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Abstract Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - What is Abstract Art? - Definition, Techniques, Types & Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Abstract Expressionism, Hard Edge & Color Field Painting  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Surrealism Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - What is Surrealism? - Definition, Art & Characteristics  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Exquisite Corpse in Surrealist Drawing & Poetry  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Dada Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Tristan Tzara: Poems and Dada Manifesto  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - The Role of Chance in Dadaism  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Contemporary Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - What is Contemporary Art? - Definition, Movements & Styles  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Different Influences on Contemporary Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Art Nouveau Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Art Nouveau: Architecture & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Contemporary Art Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 18 - Contemporary Art: Lesson for Kids  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Abstract Expressionism Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Symbolist Art Movement Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Modern Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Bauhaus School: Founder & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Bauhaus Movement: History & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Bauhaus Movement: Characteristics & Design  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Bauhaus Movement: Art & Typography  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Landscape Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Graffiti Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Graffiti Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 29 - Non-Objective Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Non-Objective Art: Definition, Artists & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Monochrome Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Monochrome Paintings: Definition, Technique & Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Narrative Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Narrative Painting: Definition, Artists & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Exquisite Corpse Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Stop Motion Lesson Plan for High School
Lesson 37 - Harlem Renaissance Project Ideas
Lesson 38 - Art History Timeline Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - Chuck Close Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Chuck Close: Biography, Paintings & Photography  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Jackson Pollock Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Jackson Pollock: Art Style, Paintings & Death  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Grandma Moses Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Grandma Moses: Paintings, Biography & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Norman Rockwell Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Norman Rockwell: Paintings, Biography & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Maxfield Parrish Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Maxfield Parrish: Biography, Paintings & Technique  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Grant Wood Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - American Gothic: Painting, Artist & Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Edward Hopper Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Edward Hopper: Biography, Paintings & Drawings  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Jacob Lawrence Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Jacob Lawrence: Biography & Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Romare Bearden Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Romare Bearden: Biography & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Aaron Douglas Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Aaron Douglas, Artist: Biography & Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Winslow Homer Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Winslow Homer: Paintings, Facts & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - William Steig Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - William Steig: Books & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Walt Disney Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Lesson 26 - Walt Disney Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Walt Disney Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Walt Disney: Quotes & Biography  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Salvador Dali Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Salvador Dali: Biography, Paintings & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Rembrandt Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Rembrandt: Biography, Paintings & Etchings  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Self-Portraits of Rembrandt  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Da Vinci's Last Supper Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - The Last Supper by Da Vinci: Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Edvard Munch Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Edvard Munch: Biography, Paintings & The Scream  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Giuseppe Arcimboldo Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Giuseppe Arcimboldo: Paintings & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Gustav Klimt Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Gustav Klimt: Biography, Paintings & Drawings  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Diego Rivera Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Diego Rivera: Paintings & Murals  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Diego Rivera: Biography & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Kandinsky Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Wassily Kandinsky: Biography & Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Georges Braque Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Georges Braque: Artwork & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Hundertwasser Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Keith Haring Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - Keith Haring: Biography, Artwork & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Magritte Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - RenĂ© Magritte: Biography & Artwork  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Paul Klee Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Artist Paul Klee: Facts, Famous Paintings & Drawings  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Paul Klee's Cat and Bird Painting Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Piet Mondrian Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - Piet Mondrian: Biography, Paintings & Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Frida Kahlo Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Who Is Frida Kahlo? - Facts, Artwork & Timeline  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Francisco Goya Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Francisco Goya: Biography, Paintings & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Gustave Courbet Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Gustave Courbet: Artwork & Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - M.C. Escher Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - M.C. Escher: Biography, Art & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - Paul Cezanne Still Life Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Paul Cezanne's Still Life Paintings  Take Quiz
Lesson 41 - The Scream Lesson Plan

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