7 Artistic National Treasures to Celebrate This 4th of July

In the spirit of the holiday this week, we’re celebrating some of our national treasures. . .that is, national artistic treasures! We’ve gone through our curriculum and have narrowed down sevenĀ iconic artworks created by American artists featured in our program … Continued

A tribute to dads: Happy Father’s Day, from James Whistler

In honor of Father’s Day, we’re highlighting an excellent story by Jeff MacGregor, from Smithsonian Magazine’s June 2014 issue, “Getting to Know Whistler’s Father,” about the father of James McNeill Whistler, best known for painting his mother in an iconic … Continued