John Vanderlyn was one of the leading American historical painters of the early nineteenth century, and with this work, becomes the most dedicated proponent of the neoclassical aesthetic in America. The subject is taken from a story in Plutarch's … Learn More
The Albany Institute is a great resource for teachers who are looking for ways to integrate art, objects, and primary sources into the classroom.
You will find a wealth of materials on our website to help prepare students for their visit to the Albany Institute, to reinforce their learning when you get back to your classroom or to use independently.
The Education Department welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with schools in curriculum development and special projects.