Our ACIS Greece Itinerary

This spring break I am traveling to Greece with a school trip hosted by ACIS. This is my first time chaperoning a student group tour so I'm pretty nervous but I'm not the teacher in charge soooo it can't be that bad. lol. Plus the trip is free. #winning Here is our itinerary for the [...]

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 [...]