Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

Take your students on a journey to explore how two American artists helped shape a national identity that valued self-reliance, independence, and perseverance. This exhibition of the art of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington will captivate your students and provide opportunities to view both artists’ most iconic paintings and sculptures, as well as explore their careers as wartime reporters and illustrators and their fascination with man’s relationship to wilderness.


  • Offered March 16- May 29
  • Monday-Friday 10:15, & 11:15
  • Capacity is limited to groups of 40 or fewer


FREE for students & chaperones (one chaperone for every 10 students). Divide class into groups of 10

Colorado Academic Standards (see more)

  • Language Arts
    • Oral Expression and Listening
    • Reading for All Purposes
    • Writing and Composition
  • Social Studies
    • History
      • Analyze the concepts of continuity and change and effect
      • Ask questions, share information and discuss ideas about the past and present
      • Become familiar with United States family and cultural traditions in the past and present
      • Become familiar with United States historical eras, groups, individuals, ideas and themes
      • Become familiar with Western Hemisphere historical eras, groups, individuals, and themes
      • Recognize change and sequence over time
      • Understand chronological order of events
      • Understand the concept that the power of ideas is significant throughout history
  • Visual Arts
    • Envision and Critique to Reflect
    • Observe and Learn to Comprehend
    • Relate and Connect to Transfer

21st Century Skills

  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking & Reasoning
  • Information Literacy
  • Self-Direction