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Two Software Programs Allow Teachers and Students to Create Virtual Museum Collections and Share Art with Their Community
CAMPBELL HALL, NY - February 23, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Leaning Post Productions
(www.artsitenet.com) announces ArtSite and ArtWebsite, for K-12 teachers and students of art studio, art
history, and multi-cultural education. With ArtSite teachers and students discover, assemble, and share
collections of worldwide art and students share portfolios of their art and writing on a classroom
computer or a school Intranet. ArtWebsite makes it easy for art departments to publish their
accomplishments on the Internet.
ArtSite is a fully customizable program in which teachers and students individually explore worldwide art
and create their own museum collections. They can choose from and collect an unlimited number of artworks
and written descriptions covering a wide variety of subjects, media, cultures, and historical periods.
Images and text are researched using a built-in Internet search engine or can be acquired from print
For a start ArtSite provides 64 pages of images and text from major museums, 168 project suggestions, and
50 website references. Teachers can easily contribute additional pages and project ideas or add, delete,
and change museum pages, collection names, web links, and student records. Not only do students create
and write about historical collections; they can also display a portfolio, with writing, of their own art.
Teachers can save the best student art to inspire future students. Mac or Windows, Single computer
version $199, Server version from $499.
ArtWebsite is an advocacy tool to share the accomplishments of a school art program via the Internet.
Teachers log in from home or school to assemble a website featuring a student art gallery organized by
school, project, or student portfolio. Teachers customize the home page and enter news, events, and
educational web links to share with students, parents, and their community. Windows server software,
With ArtSite, teachers and students can share worldwide art, student art and writing and build a
curriculum resource that lasts for many years to come. ArtWebsite takes advocacy into the computer age by
creating a dynamic display of student accomplishments to promote community recognition and support.
Both programs are one-time purchases and include teachers guides and how-to movies.
Visit http://www.artsitenet.com for more information, screen shots, how-to movies, or to try out ArtSite
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