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The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. 
                                                                                                                 ~Thomas Carlyle

   
aqua-pin ARCHITECTURE   
  1. About.com: Architecture
    architecture.about.com/library/bl-buildings.htm
    Great buildings and structures, arranged alphabetically.

  2. archInform: International Architecture Database
    www.archinform.net/
    Large database of architecture and buildings.

  3. Architect Studio 3D
    architectstudio3d.org/AS3d/home.html
    Can you design a great house?

  4. Art Source
    www.ilpi.com/artsource/
    Links to other resources.

  5. Build a Bridge Game
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridge/build.html
    Steps to complete your bridge.

  6. Building Big
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/
    Companion to PBS piece.

  7. Built in America
    memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/
    Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present.

  8. Digital Archive of Architecture
    www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/contents_europe.html
    From prehistoric times to the present.

  9. Frank Lloyd Wright
    lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/flw/flw.html
    Companion to the Library of Congress exhibit.

  10. Frank Lloyd Wright Biography
    www.cmgww.com/historic/flw/bio.html
    Biographical info about the legendary architect.

  11. Gaudi: His Work and More
    www.gaudi2002.bcn.es/english/index.htm
    Learn about this unusual architect.

  12. Great Buildings Collection
    www.greatbuildings.com/types.html
    Building types, architectural styles, an architecture timeline, and many other features highlight this site.

  13. Greek Architecture
    www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/greek_arch.html
    Greek orders of architecture.

  14. Medieval Art and Architecture
    www.pitt.edu/~medart/
    Selected images from this time period.

  15. Old House Style Guide
    www.cmhpf.org/kids/Guideboox/OldHouseGuide.html
    Examples of a few historic home styles.

  16. Pritzker Architecture Prize
    www.pritzkerprize.com/
    Learn about the winning architects here.

  17. Renaissance Architecture
    www.greatbuildings.com/types/styles/renaissance.html
    Check out examples of this architectural style.

  18. Skyscraper Museum
    www.skyscraper.org/
    Online gallery.

  19. Timeline of the World's Tallest Buildings
    www.skyscraper.org/TALLEST_TOWERS/tallest.htm
    Watch the progress of the building of skyscrapers.

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aqua-pin ART and ARTISTS    

  1. Ansel Adams
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/ansel/
    Look at the beautiful photographs.

  2. Art Access
    www.artic.edu/artaccess/index.shtml
    Explore nine different learning opportunities here!

  3. Art History Resources
    witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html
    Explore art throughout time and by world region.

  4. Art Room
    www.artjunction.org
    Explore the activity centers featured here.

  5. Art Scholarship
    www.talariaenterprises.com/teach/current.html
    Newsletter for the culturally inspired mind.

  6. Art Source
    www.ilpi.com/artsource/welcome.html
    Resources for the study of art and architecture.

  7. Art Studio Chalkboard
    studiochalkboard.evansville.edu
    Information for students and artists.

  8. Art Teacher on the Net
    www.artmuseums.com
    Wonderful art ideas for educators.

  9. Artcyclopedia
    www.artcyclopedia.com
    Explore great works of art.

  10. Artist Daily
    www.artistdaily.com/
    All about art.

  11. Artist Index
    www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth
    Biographical data about hundreds of artists.

  12. Artlex, Art Dictionary
    www.artlex.com
    Definitions of more than 3,000 terms used in the art world.

  13. Arts Edge
    artsedge.kennedy-center.org
    Explore teaching through the arts.

  14. Arts EdNet
    www.getty.edu/artsednet
    Getty art education site.

  15. Asian Art
    www.asia-art.net
    This site promotes the appreciation Asian art.

  16. Asian Arts
    www.asianart.com
    Journal for the study of Asian art.

  17. CeramicsWeb
    ceramicsweb.org/
    Links to other sources.

  18. Clay Art Center
    www.clayartcenter.org/
    Class and workshop information.

  19. Digital Archive of Art
    www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/art/
    Online images from around the world.

  20. Explore Color
    www.nitaleland.com
    Art projects, articles, and links.

  21. Exploring Themes in American Art
    www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb.html
    National Gallery of Art's teaching resource.

  22. Gargoyles in New York City
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/medny/garg1.html
    Origins, myths and legends.

  23. Hollister Collection of Southwestern Native American Pottery
    www.umass.edu/arthist/pots/main.html
    Search by provenance or form.

  24. How to Take an Impressionist Photo
    www.katclay.com/how-to-take-an-impressionist-photo/
    Learn a technique to shoot an impressionistic photo.

  25. Impressionist Artists
    dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Art_History/Periods_and_Movements/Impressionism/Artists/
    Yahoo specialized directory.

  26. Incredible Art Department
    www.princetonol.com/groups/iad
    Art lessons, resources, and additional links.

  27. Mark Harden's Artchive
    www.artchive.com
    Images, texts, and articles for educational use.

  28. Mosaic Tile Links
    www.mosaictilearts.com/links.html
    Links to other mosaic sites.

  29. Notre Dame de Paris
    elore.com/el04ho01.html
    Includes historic overview of Gothic architecture.

  30. Paper Folding Site
    www.paperfolding.com
    Eric Andersen's site for beginners or more advanced paper folders.

  31. Portrait Artist
    portrait-artist.org
    Illustrated lessons of the drawing of portraits.

  32. Pottery Studio
    www.studiopottery.com/
    Source for collectors and students.

  33. Renaissance Connection
    www.renaissanceconnection.org/
    Explore the life of a Renaissance artist.

  34. Timeline of Art History
    www.metmuseum.org/toah/
    Metropolitan Museum's site with info from 20,000 B.C. to the present.

  35. Washington University: Gargoyle Gallery
    library.wustl.edu/units/spec/archives/gargoyle/
    Other links are available here.

  36. Yahoo! Art History Periods and Movements
    dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Art_History/Periods_and_Movements/
    Directory of artistic periods and movements.

  37. Yahoo! Masters: Painting
    dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Painting/Artists/Masters/
    600 paintings are included here.

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aqua-pin MUSEUMS   
  1. American Museum of Natural History
    www.amnh.org
    Programs, research, and exhibits.

  2. Art Institute of Chicago
    www.artic.edu
    News, exhibitions, and collection viewing are available on this museum site.

  3. Brooklyn Museum of Art
    www.brooklynart.org
    Museum information, programs, and events.

  4. Cleveland Museum of Art
    www.clemusart.com
    Explore this museum's collections.

  5. Guggenheim Museum
    www.guggenheim.org
    Exhibits, collections, and educational programs of this network of museums.

  6. London Guide: Museums in London
    www.ukguide.org/london/museum.html
    Check out this listing of the 300 museums and galleries in London, England.

  7. Louvre Museum
    www.louvre.fr/en
    News, collections, and activities from this Paris, France, museum where The Mona Lisa, among other famous works of art, is located.

  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art
    www.metmuseum.org
    Explore art and its history at the New York City Met.

  9. Minneapolis Institute of Arts
    www.artsmia.org/
    Collection and exhibits from this museum.

  10. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    www.mfa.org
    Online collection database, as well as exhibit and program information.

  11. Museum of Photographic Arts
    www.mopa.org
    Check out the features of this San Diego, California, museum.

  12. MuseumSpot
    museumspot.com
    Search by country, artist or museum name.

  13. National Gallery of Art
    www.nga.gov
    Resources, education, and programs at the Washington, D.C., venue.

  14. National Gallery, London
    www.nationalgallery.org.uk
    Look at what this British museum's site has to offer.

  15. National Museum of Women in the Arts
    www.nmwa.org
    Dedicated to the work of women artists.

  16. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    www.sfmoma.org
    Education and exhibits.

  17. Smithsonian American Art Museum
    americanart.si.edu
    Promotes the diversity of American Art.

  18. Smithsonian Institution
    www.si.edu
    Visit all the museums that are part of the Smithsonian Museum group.

  19. WebMuseum
    sunsite.unc.edu/louvre/
    Educational site.

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aqua-pin MUSIC    
  1. 120 Years of Electronic Music
    120years.net/wordpress/
    Links to sites covering electronic music from 1870-1990.

  2. 8 Notes
    www.8notes.com/
    Free lessons and tools for musicians.

  3. African Music
    www.africanmusic.org
    Browse this encyclopedia by artist or country or link to other sources of African music.

  4. African Music and Dance
    www.dancedrummer.com
    Features traditional African dance drumming information.

  5. American Roots Music
    www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/
    Blues, country, bluegrass, gospel and more.

  6. Beethoven's Website
    www.lvbeethoven.com/
    Biography, music, books and more.

  7. Cadenza
    www.cadenza.org
    Classical music resources.

  8. Classical Music Navigator
    www.wku.edu/%7Esmithch/music/index2.htm
    Links to composers, notable works and a glossary.

  9. Essentials of Music
    www.ravinia.org/Page/Essentials
    Basic info on classical music.

  10. I Hear America Singing
    www.loc.gov/rr/perform/ihas
    Experience the variety of American performing arts here.

  11. Introduction to Reading Music
    datadragon.com/education/reading/
    Online tutorial.

  12. Jazz/Blues Archives, Collections & Museums
    www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/su/cja/jazzarch.html
    State by state listing of jazz sites.

  13. John Philip Sousa
    www.dws.org/sousa/
    Read about the March King here.

  14. LyricsSearch.net
    lyricsearch.net/
    100,000 song lyrics.

  15. Musicals
    musicals.net
    Musical theater information.

  16. NAXOS
    www.naxos.com/NewDesign/flearning.files/blearning.htm
    Introduction to Classical music.

  17. Popular Songs in American History
    www.contemplator.com/america/index.html
    Tunes and lyrics from the 17th to 19th centuries.

  18. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    www.rockhall.com
    Exhibits, information and artists included in the Hall of Fame are featured.

  19. This Day in Music History
    www.datadragon.com/day
    Historical music events for each day.

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aqua-pin MUSIC/THEATER -- FILMS AND THEATER    

  1. CinemaSpot
    www.cinemaspot.com/
    Many links to additional sites.

  2. Classic TV Database
    www.classic-tv.com/
    A-Z list or search by decade.

  3. Film History by the Decade
    www.filmsite.org/filmh.html
    Movie history archived by decade.

  4. Film Stars and Their Salaries Over the Years
    http://www.teachersalaryinfo.com/resources/film-stars-and-their-salaries.html

  5. Glossary of Film Terms
    www.psu.edu/dept/inart10_110/inart10/film.html
    Listings of words used in this industry.

  6. History of Film Theme Page
    www.cln.org/themes/history_film.html
    Links to many film topics.

  7. LOC: Music Theater and Dance
    lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/guide/guide-home.html
    Library of Congress resources on these topics.

  8. Origins of American Animation
    memory.loc.gov/ammem/oahtml/oahome.html
    Cartoon info from the Library of Congress.

  9. Oscars: Academy Awards
    www.oscars.org/
    All about the nominees and winners.

  10. Silent Era
    www.silentera.com/
    These oldies come alive here!

  11. Toonopedia
    www.toonopedia.com/
    Alphabetical listing of cartoons.

  12. TV Acres
    www.tvacres.com/
    TV shows from the 1940s to the present.

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aqua-pin MUSIC/THEATER -- SCRIPTS AND MONOLOGUES    

  1. Monologue Archive
    www.monologuearchive.com/
    Comic, dramatic or classical monologues.

  2. Script Archive: Monologues
    www.theatrehistory.com/plays/monologues.html
    Alphabetical list of available monologues.

  3. Shakespeare's Monologues
    www.shakespeare-monologues.org/
    Choose from the men's or women's monologues.

  4. Women's Monologues in Shakespeare
    www.shakespeare-monologues.org/womenindex.shtml
    Link directly to Shakespeare's women's monologues.

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aqua-pin MUSIC/THEATER -- SPECIAL EFFECTS    
  1. Anything Can Happen: All About Special Effects
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/specialfx/
    From the PBS Nova program.

  2. Cyber Film School
    www.cyberfilmschool.com/
    Suggestions for your film effort.

  3. How Blue Screens Work
    www.howstuffworks.com/blue-screen.htm
    Explanation of this special effect.

  4. How Stuff Works
    www.howstuffworks.com/question295.htm
    Special effects explained.

  5. Rhythm and Hues Studio
    www.rhythm.com/
    Animation and visual effects.

  6. Special Effects: Titanic and Beyond
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/specialfx2/
    From the famous movie.

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aqua-pin PHOTOGRAPHY    
  1. Ansel Adams
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/ansel/
    A documentary film from the American Experience.

  2. Digital Truth Photo Source: Links
    www.digitaltruth.com/links.html
    Techniques and resources.

  3. Photography Tips.com
    www.photographytips.com/
    Equipment, subjects, technique.

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aqua-pin THEATER   

  1. Musical Theatre International
    www.mtimusicalworlds.com
    Shows available for school performance.

  2. Musicals
    www.musicals.net
    Find out about the vast number of musicals performed

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Updated October 27, 2014
by Gloria Godtel
District Media Specialist