Art-to-Go Kits may be borrowed for three weeks or purchased for $30. We ask that you return kits promptly so other borrowers may use these resources. If borrowed materials are not returned within one week of the return date, the Museum will invoice your school. All Portland Museum of Art Classroom Kits are provided for educational use only. To order an Art-to-Go Kit, please contact the Coordinator of School Programs at 775-6148, ext. 3226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Each Art-to-Go Kit has 20 slides
Examine the different ways artists have interpreted their environment. Artists include: Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, Paul Gauguin, Winslow Homer, Jean Francois Millet, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, Paul Signac, and Neil Welliver.
Portraits capture the likenesses of individuals, as well as give glimpses into the individual's personality and time period. Artists include: Joseph Badger, Dennis Bunker, William Merrit Chase, Mary Cassatt, Leonardo da Vinci, Frans Hals, Joseph T. Harris, Robert Henri, Susannah Paine, Waldo Peirce, Hiram Powers, John Singer Sargent, Gilbert Stuart, and Thomas Sully.
Sculpture can range from chiseled stone to massive spinning mobiles. Explore three-dimensional art including Benjamin Paul Akers's Dead Pearl Diver, Alexander Calder's Snow Flurry III, Edgar Degas' Fourth Position Left Leg, Robert Indiana's Die, Auguste Rodin's Eve, and many others.
Explore the work of some of the most important impressionist artists and their approach to capturing light by painting outdoors. Artists include: Mary Cassatt, Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley.
ATG5 Maine Artists
The beauty of Maine has influenced artists for centuries. The artists represented in this kit include Dozier Bell, Harrison Bird Brown, Charles Codman, Marsden Hartley, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent, John Marin, Fairfield Porter, Abby Shahn, Andrew Wyeth, and Marguerite Zorach.