Picturing America is helping our citizens explore the people, places, and events that have shaped our country. Over the past few weeks, the Endowment has received a flood of thank you letters from teachers, librarians, and even students, who recently received their own Picturing America sets and are amazed at how the images are truly helping to tell the story of America," said National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Bruce Cole. 

Who

Teachers, librarians, students, and library patrons.

What

Picturing America brings sets of high-quality laminated prints of masterpieces of American art into classrooms and libraries nationwide.  Some Colorado Humanities Speakers Bureau scholars have created programs to accompany this resouce.

Why

To help citizens explore the people, places, and events that have shaped our country. Students and citizens will gain a deeper appreciation of our country's history and character through the study and understanding of its art.

Where

327 schools and libraries in Colorado

How Much

Free

Teacher Resources

Resource Book
Images for Classrooms


Start Here

Educators: Please click here to access a digital version of Picturing America. For further information or questions, please contact Betty Jo Brenner at Colorado Humanities, 303-894-7951, ext. 17, brenner@coloradohumanities.org.