AP Art History @ the MFA Boston

The Museum of Fine Art in Boston is not a museum to be tackled lightly; I've been twice and still have not seen it all. Between by two trips over summer and Thanksgiving, I have tried to catalogue the pieces from the AP Art History 250 curriculum owned by the MFA with their locations (exactly like [...]

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AP Art History @ The Met

This is the Mecca of all art museums (I've never been to the Louvre so maybe that's up there too ;)...lol). I made the mistake of trying to see what it would be like to spend opening to close at the Met...I don't suggest it at all! But to save you the effort, I catalogued the [...]

Student Series! A Hindu Union

Continuing on with the Valentines/love theme of the month...a Hindu wedding post! Disclaimer: I am not Hindu and this post was also written by a student who is not Hindu for a Humanities project. Basic facts were checked but I am sure some of the more complicated aspects of Hindu weddings were glossed over. If [...]

Writing & Art

Writing can be the art itself, or it can accompany the art, assisting in its interpretation and narrative. Utilizing writing in art allows the informed audience to add a deeper layer of meaning to the piece. The Vienna Genesis (below) is an example of writing complementing the art in which the writing coincides with the vignette shown. [...]

Student Series! Rock Out, but Actually the Opposite: Zen Gardens

Although this was written as part of my Humanities Blog  Project, it totally correlates to Ryoan-ji from the AP Art History curriculum! JMF We all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity. --The Dalai [...]

Art Through Time: A Global View

  So I have had the privileged to meet up with a few AP Art History teachers in the past few weeks and the one thing I notice more people need to know about is Annenberg Learner's series: "Art Through Time:  A Global View." I take the time to show ALL episodes with my AP [...]