Museum Website Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

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Museum Website Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

You may use the University of Phoenix Material: List of Recommended Websites for Art Museums as a resource.

Part A: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Eras

·  Choose one of the following visual arts media:

o  Painting

o  Sculpture

o  Architecture

·  Browse the University of Phoenix Material: List of Recommended Websites for Art Museums found on your student website. Choose one example of your chosen visual arts medium from each of the time periods below:

o  Middle Ages (400–1300 CE)

o  Renaissance (1400–1600 CE)

o  Baroque Era (1600–1750 CE)

Each example should be from a different museum website.

·  Complete the following table for each of your selected artworks from each period:

Middle Ages



Name of artwork

Name of museum

Link to work of art

Purpose of artwork

Date created

Place created

Name of artist

·  Provide a brief description of each work of art:

Middle Ages



·  Summarize, in roughly 150-words, how aesthetic values in the visual arts changed over the course of these three concurrent eras.

Aesthetic Values in Visual Arts

Part B: Neoclassical and Romanticism Eras

·  Research Théodore Géricault, The Raft of the Medusa and Eugène Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People: July 28, 1830. Review pp. 485 & 488 of your text.

o  How does Théodore Géricault express the neoclassical ideal of humanitarianism through his painting, The Raft of the Medusa?

o  How does Eugène Delacroix express the Romantic ideals of individual freedom and autonomy through his painting, Liberty Leading the People?

o  In your analysis, how do Neoclassical ideals precipitate the aesthetics of Romanticism in these two works of art?

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