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  • Art & Design
  • Music
Breaking Boundaries
Painter Horace Pippin and singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading pushed their artforms.
Season 7, Episode 4
Breaking Boundaries
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  • Literature
Dystopian Romances
YA author Veronica Roth takes her readers to dystopian futures where love still survives.
Season 7, Episode 8
Dystopian Romances
  • Music
Joseph Conyers Plays Bass…Guitar?
Joseph Conyers can make an upright bass sing. But what about a bass guitar?
Season 7
Joseph Conyers Plays Bass…Guitar?
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  • Literature
  • Music
  • Stage & Screen
The Wildest Dreamers
Theater artist Taylor Mac, author Holly Black, and musician Vieux Farka Touré
Season 4, Episode 8
The Wildest Dreamers
09:23
  • Art & Design
Robert Lugo: The Ghetto Potter
Roberto Lugo’s ceramics pay homage to their classical past and his inner city upbringing.
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Robert Lugo: The Ghetto Potter
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  • Music
Shara Nova: The Renaissance Woman
Shara Nova performs the songs and shares the stories that have shaped her life.
Season 3, Episode 8
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Our educator guides, formulated for both in-person and online learning, bring the arts into STEM, ELA, and social studies classrooms.

  • Art
  • ELA
Art as Service
In this lesson, students explore the arts as a tool for sharing stories, information, and historical realities in ways that can build community and create awareness about and have an impact on social issues. They explore areas where art might drive change to envision artistic strategies that would make that change happen.
Lesson Plan
Art as Service
  • Art
  • Civics
  • ELA
Taking a Stand Through Art
In this lesson, students explore how art can be a tool for addressing and taking action on social justice issues. They examine the various ways artists across genres create messages to encourage awareness and engagement that affect social change. Students consider issues of importance in their community or the world at large to ideate an arts-based solution.
Lesson Plan
Taking a Stand Through Art
  • ELA
  • Science
Responding to the Built Environment: An Emotional Interaction
In this lesson, students examine the relationship between architectural design and the human experience to recognize how it influences the shape of the built environment. Learners explore this intersection by assessing an architectural structure in their immediate community to determine whether a new design or a redesign would make it more human centered as well as imaginative, innovative, and distinctive.
Lesson Plan
Responding to the Built Environment: An Emotional Interaction