Historical, Culturally Diverse, Standards-Based Art Lessons to Inspire Young Artists

  • During an interactive presentation, Meet the Masters elementary school students are introduced to Rembrandt van Rijn and his life in 17th century Holland. They learn about his strong yet sympathetic
  • Many schools that use our Meet the Masters curriculum plan an end of year showcase of student art created throughout the school year.  One such school is Village Elementary in
  • Norman Rockwell was enormously important as a guide to the American way of life. He saw the poetry, beauty and sadness of everyday life and he shared his view with others
  • Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.     ~ Edgar Degas Edgar Degas started his life in art as a copycat. He began by
  • Konnichiwa! The Meet the Masters teacher greets the students with the Japanese word for hello to help introduce Katsushika Hokusai and the Asian Brush lesson. This unique style of Asian
  • I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone and because I am the person I know best. ~ Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who recounted her
  • Art history comes to life when Meet the Masters students study Frederic Remington. Students explore his realistic paintings which recorded details of the American “Old West.” His beautiful landscapes and
  • Although the interactive presentations and the guided practice in each Meet the Masters unit give details about the artists’ lives and heritage, introduce vocabulary words, and teach art techniques, some