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3 Easy Ways to Help Students Connect to Art History

Do you ever have trouble helping students connect with art history? A photo of a beautiful painting or sculpture is a great start, but to really help kids feel invested you may need to take it a step further. In this video, I have three simple tips to make old artwork come alive for students.

How do you help students connect with art history?

Any other quick tips out there?

We’d love to hear them.

P.S. If you’re looking for even more inspiration, why not try dressing up like an artist yourself?



8 years ago

Amanda Heyn is the Director of K-12 Professional Development at The Art of Education. She enjoys helping to create relevant, engaging PD just for art teachers.