19 Goals for 2019

I am not a New Year resolution kind of a gal. Don't get me wrong, I make goals that are like resolutions, I just don't tie them to start on January 1st. I'm on a rolling deadline instead. 🙂 However, this year I was thinking of overarching goals I had for myself for 2019 (read: [...]

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World in AP World History

In preparation for my NEH Summer Institute last summer, Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Culture through the Arts, I received a package in the mail. This package contained your usual welcome forms and letters along with a book of poetry and a DVD, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World. I decided to plop down [...]

AP Crossover: Picturing the Little Ice Age

Great short article from The Artstor Blog on the Little Ice Age, aka the "polar vortex" of the 17th & 18th centuries. The Little Ice Age is part of the AP World History standards AND the article includes the painting Hunters in the Snow (below) from the AP Art History curriculum. Double win! Read the Artstor article [...]

AP Art History Hunting in Vatican City

Although Vatican City is surrounded by Rome, and therefore Italy, it's technically another country so that's why I have separated it from my post on AP Art History Hunting in Rome. But when you visit Rome you would be dumb to not also do Vatican... Make sure to do your research about visiting the Vatican Museums [...]

AP Art History Hunting in Rome, Italy

Rome literally has the mother-load of pieces from the AP Art History curriculum (Paris & London are probably the only other cities that can complete). You can spend your entire time in Rome searching for the 250 and luckily they line up with the other cool tourist things to do too. FYI, technically speaking Vatican [...]