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Visit some of the world's greatest museums. Some even have special web sites just for young people.
America has produced a lot of great artists. Take a look at some of the different ways these men and
women portrayed America.
American Art Museum - of the Smithsonian Institution. You can look at a lot
of American paintings here.
Thomas Eakins - Eakins was born in Philadelphia, PA, and taught at
the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He is considered to be one of the best American artists.
Mary Cassatt - Cassatt was born in Pittsburgh, and grew up in
Philadelphia. She spent most of her adult life in France. She painted wonderful pictures of women and children.
Edward Hopper - Hopper painted the life of people in cities.
Art by African Americans - In the Museum of American Art in Washington, DC
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - An excellent and very
historic art school and museum of American art here in Philadelphia.
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