Graphic design by  Anna Servatius

Graphic design by Anna Servatius


Art History That

I am for an art history that…

Inspired by Claes Oldenburg’s brilliant non-manifesto “I Am for an Art…” (1961), our crowd-sourced manifesto is an open-ended exercise in aspirational literary wish-fulfillment. By participating, your sentence will be included, and your name will be added to the growing list of authors. 

Art History Teaching Resources

Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR) is a peer-populated platform for art history teachers. AHTR is home to an evolving and collectively authored online repository of art history teaching content including, but not limited to, lesson plans, video introductions to museums, book reviews, image clusters, and classroom and museum activities. The site promotes discussion and reflection around new ways of teaching and learning in the art history classroom through a peer-populated blog and fosters a collaborative virtual community for art history instructors at all career stages.

Women Also Know Stuff and other databases

This article in the Chronicle of Higher Education features a number of databases for finding women working in history, political science, neuroscience, astronomy, and physics. It also includes a link to the People of Color Also Know Stuff social media pages, which inspired the historian and political scientist databases. An excellent start to greater inclusion in our syllabi and public discussions.

How to Teach Your Children to Care About Art

An article first posted on Artsy in 2016 about how to work with children in an art's context.

Art History Pedagogy and Practice

Art History Pedagogy & Practice (AHPP) is a peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal dedicated to advancing teaching and learning in art history. The journal provides a forum for scholarly discourse that articulates and presents the range of pedagogical methods for learners in formal, informal, and virtual learning environments. Art History Pedagogy & Practice embraces multiple research models that examine the effectiveness of instructional strategies and technologies that build the skills, theories, concepts, and values necessary to art historical practice. Art History Pedagogy & Practice also fosters exchange between art history and allied fields including art and museum education, studio art and design, visual and material culture, and the digital humanities by considering the role of technology and the material object to enhance understanding and intellectual development.


Smarthistory is a collaboration of more than 200 art historians, archaeologists, curators and other specialists who want to make the highest-quality art history learning content freely available to a global audience. Contributing editors oversee specific content areas.

The Clemente Course in the Humanities

Clemente provides free, accredited college courses in the humanities to those marginalized by economic hardship and adverse circumstances. Using the Socratic method, the Clemente Course provides a rigorous education in literature, philosophy, American history, art history, and critical thinking and writing. The experience of Clemente students around the world has demonstrated that through the dialectics of learning, in a caring and respectful classroom, participants develop crucial tools to set in motion personal and societal change, and are empowered to participate more fully in civic life.