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Intermediate Senior Visual Arts


Teacher Candidates have access to many video-streaming collections. Some are password-protected for use by the Faculty of Education only. Others are licensed for the entire Queen's campus. All passwords for Teacher Candidates and Concurrent Education Students are an encrypted Passwords file. The password to open this file was distributed via the TC list. For help, ask at the library, email, or call 613 533-2191.

Streaming Video

DVDs Series in the Library


ART in the 21st Century (Art 21)

A nonprofit dedicated to engaging audiences with contemporary visual art, inspiring creative thinking, and educating a new generation about artists working today. Click Learn >> Materials for Teaching.

Downloadable teaching guide for each episode. 

Art 21 : art in the twenty-first century: N6512.7 .A78 

We have seasons 1-6. Check series 5 which is also videostreamed. DVDs at N6512.7 .A78. We have seasons 1-6. Additional resources explore ways to introduce and discuss contemporary art using various media .


Museum Masterpieces

N2030.A6 M87 2006 DVD (Great courses series)

Lectures: 1. Palace to Museum, the story of the Louvre 
2. Leonardo and the origins of the collections 
3. Italian Renaissance and the Baroque painting 
4. Spanish school of painting 
5. Rubens and Flemish painting, Early German 
6. Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Dutch painting 
7. De La Tour, Le Nain, and 17th century painting 
8. Claude and Poussin, French painter in Rome 
9. Watteau and Chardin 
10. Boucher, Fragonard, and the Rococo in France 
11. Jacques-Louis David and his school 
12. Delacrois and Ingres, the great dialectic.


Annenberg Video

Annenberg video:

  • Art through Time: A global view: Take a trip across the world and back through the ages to experience the art of many cultures and historical periods. Thirteen themes encompass hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures, photos, and works in non-traditional media in this vibrant approach to the study and appreciation of art. Web site includes sortable images of 250 works with on topics in greater depth. 
  • The Art of Teaching the Arts: A Workshop for High School Teachers

Discover how the principles of good teaching are implemented in the visual and performing arts.

  • Art of the Western World

View outstanding examples of Western art and architecture in this video series for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. 

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