Fifth Grade Tour: Picturing America

Description: The Picturing America tour arises out of a National Endowment for the Humanities program of the same name. It uses art as a catalyst to study the “cultural, political, and historical threads woven into our nation’s fabric over time.” (

Concepts: Social Studies (Use geographic representations to acquire, process, and report information; understand how human activities shape the Earth’s surface) and Art (Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines).

Images: The featured images are possibilities that you may encounter in this tour. Because of variables such as availability and time, you may not see these exact art works.


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