Highly interactive, these web modules focus on specific themes, collection areas, and topics in art; they are intended to facilitate art education and creativity.

Portrait of Mrs. Chinnery
An Introduction To A Museum

Create a splatter painting, dress up a portrait, and make your own still life in this fun web module designed for second graders and based on artworks in the Eskenazi Museum of Art's collection.

Bust
Images of World Cultures

Designed for sixth graders, this web module focuses on selected artworks from four areas of the Eskenazi Museum of Art's collection of Western art: Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque. Each work of art is featured with a timeline, fun facts, and high-resolution images.

de Vlaminck's Still Life
Learning to Look

Learning to Look introduces students to artists’ materials and tools, provides tips and definitions for establishing a visual vocabulary, and offers a glimpse into the collections and artworks on view at the Eskenazi Museum of Art.

Thomas Hart Benton's murals
Thomas Hart Benton and the Indiana Murals

This web module provides students of all ages opportunities to learn more about Indiana’s cultural and industrial history through Thomas Hart Benton’s murals, located in the IU Auditorium. Specific people, places, and ideas depicted in these murals are highlighted.

Click here to view the Fourth Grade Guide to the Thomas Hart Benton Murals

Romare Bearden's The Family
Eskenazi Museum of Art Pictures America

Designed for fifth graders, this web module was funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The sixteen examples of artwork illustrated here represent the museum’s extensive American painting and works on paper collections and serve to complement the NEH’s website Picturing America.