The Descent from the Cross
The Descent from the Cross

Workshop of the Master of Frankfurt Netherlands (Antwerp)


Tilman Riemenschneider

Morning in the Adirondacks
Morning in the Adirondacks

Sanford Robinson Gifford

The Descent from the Cross
The Descent from the Cross

Workshop of the Master of Frankfurt Netherlands (Antwerp)


Big Ideas & KS State Standards

The purpose of the "Detective's Eye" tour is to encourage close looking and investigation. 
We must answer the Who? What? Why? When? and How?


Kansas State Visual Art Standards:


Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and works

Anchor Standard 2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work

Anchor Standard 3: Refine and complete artistic work

Anchor Standard 4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation

Anchor Standard 5: Develop and refine artistic techniques and work for presentation

Anchor Standard 6: Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work

Anchor Standard 7: Perceive and analyze artistic work

Anchor Standard 8: Interpret intent and meaning in artistic work

Anchor Standard 9: Apply criteria and evaluate artistic work

Anchor Standard 10: Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experience to make art

Anchor Standard 11: Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural, and historic context to deepen understanding


National Visual Art Standards:

1: Combine ideas to generate an innovative idea for art-making

2: Identify and demonstrate diverse methods of artistic investigation to choose an approach for beginning a work of art

3: Experiment and develop skills in multiple art-making techniques and approaches through practice

4: Demonstrate quality craftsmanship through care for and use of materials, tools, and equipment

5: Identify, describe, and visually document places and/or objects of personal significance

6: Create artistic statements using art vocabulary to describe personal choices in art-making

7: Define the roles and responsibilities of a curator, explaining the skills and knowledge needed in preserving, maintaining, and presenting objects, artifacts, and artwork

8: Develop a logical argument for safe and effective use of materials and techniques for preparing and presenting artwork

9: Cite evidence about how an exhibition in a museum or other venue presents ideas and provides information about a specific concept or topic

10: Compare one's own interpretation of a work of art with the interpretation of others

11: Identify and analyse cultural associations suggested by visual imagery

12: Interpret art by analyzing characteristics of form and structure, contextual information, subject matter, visual elements, and use of media to identify ideas and mood conveyed

13: Recognize differences in criteria used to evaluate works of art depending on styles, genres, and media as well as historical and cultural contexts

14: Apply formal and conceptual vocabularies of art and design to view surroundings in new ways through art-making

15: Identify how art is used to inform or change beliefs, values, or behaviors of an individual or society