American Stories

Theme Sheet

Click here to access your theme’s activity sheet. Print this document double-sided on letter-sized paper for a quick and easy activity. Cut along the lines and fold to create a miniature photo album!


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Attributed to William Howard, United States, 1805, active until c. 1870
Writing desk, 1870, yellow pine, tobacco box and cotton crate wood
The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund, the John and Ruth Huss Fund for Decorative Arts, the Fred R. Salisbury II Fund, and the Deborah Davenport and Stewart Stender Endowment for American Folk Art, 2012.11
60 3/4 x 29 7/8 x 23 11/16 in. (154.31 x 75.88 x 60.17 cm)

Lakota, United States, North America
Winter Count, 20th century, Pigment on canvas
Gift of the Weiser Family Foundation, 2002.163
26 1/4 x 67 1/8 in. (66.68 x 170.5 cm)


Floyd E. Brewer, United States, 1899–1984
Evening Concert, 20th century, Oil on canvas
The William Hood Dunwoody Fund, 46.29, Copyright of the artist, artist’s estate, or assignees
25 1/4 x 20 in. (64.14 x 50.8 cm) (canvas)

© Estate of Grace Hartigan © Estate of Grace Hartigan © Estate of Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan, United States, 1922–2008
Billboard, 1957, Oil on canvas
The Julia B. Bigelow Fund, 57.35, © Estate of Grace Hartigan
78 1/2 x 87 in. (199.4 x 221.0 cm)

Thomas Sully, United States, 1783–1872
Portrait of George Washington, 1820, oil on canvas
The William Hood Dunwoody Fund, 32.12
94 x 60 in. (238.76 x 152.4 cm) (canvas)
101 x 67 in. (256.54 x 170.18 cm) (outer frame)

Kids Playing

Wing Young Huie, United States, born 1955
Kids Playing, Frogtown, 1994, gelatin silver print
Gift of funds from David L. Parker and Mary M. D. Parker, 98.22.5
13 x 8 11/16 in. (33.02 x 22.07 cm) (image)
14 1/16 x 11 in. (35.72 x 27.94 cm) (sheet)

Terms of Use

Mia has put together these pictures as supplementary images for Art Adventure Picture People to use in their classroom presentations, either with the provided posters or by themselves. The images are optimized for common classroom projectors and white boards.


All images are for noncommercial, educational and/or personal use only. Any commercial use or republication is strictly prohibited. Copying, redistribution, or exploitation for personal or corporate gain is not permitted.