Artistic Investigations

Students: Check Out these Interactive Art Investigations

Do you want to learn about art? Do you like learning about certain artist's styles? Have you ever wanted to travel to New York City and visit a world famous art museum? Check out these online learning investigations and be on your way to becoming an art expert! Make sure you print and complete the "Website Investigation" form or the "Thinking Deeper about Art" form to show your teacher what you learned.
Destination Modern Art - Enter an online intergalactic journey! Travel to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City with an alien creature! If you are a student aged 5-10 this site is for you! Use this Thinking Deeper about Art Form to answer questions about what you learn.
#METKIDS - The world of Art is ready and waiting for you at this interactive site from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. It's the next best thing to being there! Get ready to explore over 5,000 years of art from all over the world! Use this Thinking Deeper about Art form to answer questions about a work of art. You can do more than one!
Matisse for Kids - Join Henri Matisse's dog Raoudi to learn about one of the greatest modern artists of all time! Matisse is known for using bright colors, patterns and abstract forms! Use this Thinking Deeper about Art form to answer questions about a work of art that Matisse created. You can do more than one!
National Gallery of Art - This site has lots of choices for you to explore, create, question and investigate! There are seascapes, tropical jungles, photos, mobiles, 3-d art and more! Choose an adventure that interests you and have fun learning about art! If you would like to investigate a work of art, then use this Thinking Deeper about Art form to help you!
Aminah's World - Enter the world of Columbus artist Aminah Robinson! Learn how she created with found objects and everyday materials to create magical two and three dimensional works of art. Many of her works can be seen around Columbus! Use this Thinking Deeper about Art form to answer questions about one of Aminah's works of art. Use this Website Investigation Form to write about what you learned on the website.
Cycles - African Life Through Art - Many African cultures see life as a cycle. Explore this interactive activity to learn about African Art and its importance to African cultures! Use this Website Investigation Form to write about what you leaned.
Wonderopolis - Do ever wonder? Do you have questions about the world around you? Have you ever wondered about art around you in your everyday world? Can food be art? What about totem poles? Are sand sculptures art? Discover the answers to these questions and more at Wonderopolis. Click on a question, watch the video and read the article to have your "wonders" answered! Use this Website Investigation Form to write about what you learned.
A. Pintura Art Detective - is an online game about art history and art composition. In the game, you play a 1940's noir detective with a degree in art history. A distraught woman asks you to identify the artist who made a painting she found in her grandfather's attic. To do so, you must examine paintings by famous artists from Gauguin to Van Gogh.

Use this question worksheet to check your learning.