Go West! Art of the American Frontier

Newell Convers Wyeth, The Wild, Spectacular Race for Dinner, 1904-1905

About the Exhibition

This exhibition considers the evolving notion of the American West through more than 250 paintings, sculpture, photographs and Native American artifacts dating from 1830 to 1930.

Thomas Moran, Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park, 1893

Teacher Resource Downloads

Click below to download a PowerPoint presentation of the key works in this exhibition, Multimedia Guide Scripts, Lesson Plans, Hands-On Activity Stations and the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards.

Albert Bierstadt, The Last of the Buffalo, ca. 1888


Books about the West for students and teachers.

Col. W. F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill," ca. 1908

Online Resources

A collection of links from one of the finest institutions devoted to the American West.