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  • Art of the Stamp - View 100 original drawings and artworks that were used to create postage stamps.
  • Art of Video Games - Meet Georgina Goodlander, an exhibition coordinator for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Learn about this exhibit and how video games are an art form.
  • Bottlecaps to Brushes - Cappy, the skateboarding giraffe, will show you some of the other works of art in the American Art Museum's collection.
  • Destination Modern Art - A gallery that offers an introduction to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Look carefully at works of art and learn about artists and their techniques.
  • Eyeing America - Prints of Robert Cottingham - Take a tour across America with artist Robert Cottingham.
  • Fine Arts Specialist - Kim talks about her job helping put artwork in government buildings. She talks about the process and why it’s important to be a good planner.
  • Photo Tips for Nature - Photography tips for kids on how to take photos in nature.
  • Researching Your Art - Do you have a question about American art and don't know how to find the answer? This shows you how to investigate and learn about art.
  • Search Collections or Artists in the American Art Museum - Search by art type, such as painting, sculpture, or drawings, or by artist.
  • Sea-Saws - NGA Kids - Select photographs of natural and man-made objects, then assemble the pieces to create a seascape or an abstract composition. The BUILD tool helps you construct animated characters and set them in motion.
  • Smithsonian Education For Students - This is a place for kids to explore, discover and learn. Find out about art, science, history and the secrets of the museums.
  • Why Should Kids Learn About Art? - Kim, a fine arts specialist, talks about why art is important and shows you an example of modern art.
  • Why Should We Save or Preserve Art? - Find out why preserving art is important and how you can save your own art.
Page last updated: May 23rd, 2017