Exploring “Blues” Through Art
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New April 2023! “The Blues” features works by five artists: Jim Carlson, Ann Croghan, Sue Giannotti, Lisa Hinrichs, and Jody Williams. The theme of the show explores the word “Blue” and all of its potential interpretations across a variety of media.

Type of Video: Tour*
Unique Video ID: Visual Arts-431a**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with an activity that has students exploring a color theme of your or their choice. Have students select their medium and display the work as a class exhibit or have students create works in different mediums and respond to how the medium affected how they interpreted the color and what they wanted to present to the viewer.


*Tours take students to laboratories, studios, workspaces, museums and other diverse “in the field” and community locations related to the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.