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Learn about our latest publications and everything new at Davis, including contest links, requests for art submissions, and upcoming events.

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SchoolArts Magazine

Written by and for art educators. This trusted resource promotes excellence and innovation, art advocacy, and professional support for K–12 art educators.

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K–12 Curriculum

Davis K–12 core curriculum textbooks and resource books provide everything you need to teach basic concepts and techniques while nurturing creativity through experimentation, reflection, and exploration.

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Request Catalog or Planner

Get your own copy of the print catalog, as well as our popular Art Advocacy Planner. The planner includes artist birthdays and inspiring quotes.

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Davis Art Images

Bring the museum to your classroom with access to more than 35,000 fine art images. Free with any eBook purchase. Or, check out our affordable subscriptions.

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Committed to Art Educators for
Over 100 Years

Art educators face increasing demands every year. All Davis materials are designed to provide support to face those diverse and shifting needs. Whether you need a core curriculum or excellent resources from which to choose lessons that will supplement your individual class or district goals, turn to Davis.

K–12 Curriculum

Flexible resources to meet the needs of every teacher.

Elementary

Check out Explorations in Art for an exemplary foundation in the visual arts, Creative Minds for innovative K–5 afterschool programs, and Resource Books to inspire teachers and support emerging artists.

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High School

Learn about The Visual Experience or Exploring Visual Design for Art I, and the Davis Studio Series, along with our Resource Books designed for the high-school art educator.

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Middle School

Learn about our two core programs that support Middle School students: Explorations in Art and Exploring Visual Design. Add to your professional development with our award-winning Resource Books.

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Request K–12 Sample

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State Adoption Resources

Find state-specific adoption resources and information, including state correlations to our textbooks and evaluation resources. Information is included on each program in both print and digital formats.

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Davis Digital

With Davis Digital, students and teachers can access their eBooks and Portfolios from any computer or tablet with an Internet connection. Work from the classroom, in a computer lab, or at home.

eBooks

eBooks

Zoom in on images; search for keywords, such as an artist, element, or principle; and share lessons with parents, colleagues, and supervisor; and much more!

Portfolios

Portfolios

Made for and by art educators, these easy-to-use, intuitive portfolios are perfect for beginners, students, and teachers who have been using portfolios for years!

Curriculum Builder

Curriculum Builder

The Curriculum Builder helps you customize each lesson, with one convenient place for filing lessons from Davis eBooks, along with your own images, videos, links, and more.

Fine Art Library

Fine Art Library

Choose from more than 35,000 fine art images! Search by artist, culture, medium, element or principle, art movement, theme, and more. Easily compare and contrast any two images.

Student Accounts

Student Accounts

Your students can search through their eBooks, create their own portfolios, check out images you’ve selected for them to review, or research the complete image library.

SchoolArts Magazine

SchoolArts Magazine

The digital version of SchoolArts allows you to search current and past issues by keyword; to share articles and lessons with colleagues; and to easily zoom in on artworks.

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The Latest in School Arts

Empowerment

Summer 2019

Students are empowered to express themselves and take ownership over their art making. An art educator teaches English vocabulary to French students in a humor-fueled portrait lesson; middle-school students interpret core ethical values through a collaborative paper sculpture; elementary students use a new medium to create watercolor resists; and more.

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Sustainability

Sustainability

May 2019
Interpretation

Interpretation

April 2019
Media Arts

Media Arts

March 2019

What’s New

Looking for a place to showcase your student art? We have it. Wondering what new resources are available? It’s here. Be the first to know about what we’re planning—there’s always something new happening at Davis!

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Beautiful Stuff from Nature

Discover ideas for using natural materials to enrich your classroom from early childhood educators across North America challenged to explore the outdoors with their students.

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SchoolArts Collection, Media Arts

Discover new ideas for using new media and digital technology in your art room. Discover lessons from beginner to advanced.

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Collaborative Tape Art

Create collaborative art experiences for your students. With tape art, you build confidence and motivate them to develop innovative solutions to design challenges.

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PiktoTape

PiktoTape is the first ever tape designed specifically for drawing. Created with the help of professional tape artists, PiktoTape is the best tape for creating large-scale, collaborative murals on walls—indoors and out!

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The Latest in Art Education

Curator’s Corner

Cool Off with Cool Colors

Jul, 15 2019 | Karl Cole

July can be moderately hot in Massachusetts, but I understand some regions of the world are having the hottest July ever recorded (probably due to climate change). So, if it’s hot by you, just s...

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Curator’s Corner

Happy July

Jul, 8 2019 | Karl Cole

What better way to celebrate a new month than with examples by one of the pioneers of the American Poster Renaissance (my term, covering the period from ca. 1890–1920, others call it the “...

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Davis Blog

Celebrating Pride Month

Jun, 25 2019

As Pride Month celebrations wind down for the year, we acknowledge the importance of recognizing diversity and inclusion throughout the year. Pride is the celebration and simple joy of being your true...

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