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ARTS/100 The Visual Arts

ARTS/100 The Visual Arts is available for $10 only!



Option A

Visual Arts Summary

Research one painting, sculpture, or work of architecture. You may choose an example from the text or from an online, academic resource.

Write a 350- to 700-word summary describing your selected work of art or architecture. Include the following in your description:

  • A description of the use of color, line, composition, or other formal elements in the work
  • A description of the types of media or materials used in the work
  • An overview of the subject represented or the style of architecture

Apply appropriate APA formatting.

Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab.



Option B (This option is tailored for Education majors.)

Scavenger Hunt Worksheet and Answer Key

Imagine you are a teacher creating an online activity on the topic of the humanities for your students.

Create a museum website scavenger hunt worksheet and answer key for your class. Decide which grade level, K-12, you are teaching and keep the age of your students in mind when creating this activity.

Include the following in your worksheet:

  • Two to three questions on formal elements in art
  • Two to three questions on media and materials in art
  • Two to three questions on the subject matter or style of a work of art or architecture
  • The use of at least one to two different museum or cultural institution websites

The answer key must demonstrate your own understanding of the following:

  • How color, line, and other formal elements are used in art and architecture
  • The various effects of different media or materials (such as watercolor, oils, or stone masonry), and how they are used by the artist or architect
  • How artists tell a story with their art, or how subject or style is communicated in art

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