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Art Museum Faculty Resource Guide

Themed Resources

This is a faculty resource guide composed of faculty testimonials, online resources, and ideas for integrating the La Salle University Art Museum into classroom instruction.

By Culture

La Salle University Art Museum owns special collections of non-Western and ancient art, including over 100 Japanese Ukiyo-e and Modern prints from the 19th and 20th centuries; 70 sub-Saharan African sculptures from the 19th and 20th centuries; 165 Indian miniatures from the 17th to the 19th centuries; 160 Chinese ceramics from Neolithic period through the Ming Dynasty (7,000 BCE - 1,644 CE); 70 Pre-Columbian textiles and ceramics (200 BCE - c. 1,500 CE); and 50 ancient Greek Tanagra figurines and ceramics from the Mycenaean through the Hellenistic periods (1,300 BCE - 27 BCE).

View objects with your class in the Art Museum, or bring the Art Museum into your classroom with our Online Collections Database:

Asian Art                              



You can also search the collection by artist's nationality: Search by Nationality

Philadelphia Artists and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts at the La Salle University Art Museum

This guide was created for faculty to use independently. It includes a self-tour of paintings by PAFA-affiliated artists at the La Salle University Art Museum and a resource list for where to go to view more artworks by these artists.


Brief History of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Distinctive Characteristics of PAFA Training

  • Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827)
  • James Peale (1749-1831)
  • Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860)
  • Sarah Miriam Peale (1800-1885)
  • William Trost Richards (1833-1905)
  • Christian Schuessele (1824-1879)
  • Thomas Eakins (1844-1916)
  • Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)
  • William Glackens (1870-1938)
  • Sidney Goodman (1936-2013)
  • Nelson Shanks (1937-2015)
  • Bo Bartlett (b. 1955)
  • David McShane (b. 1965)

Addresses and Websites for other Institutions

Additional Themes

See our Online Collections Database for artworks grouped into themes such as women artists, African-American artists, religion in art, portraiture in art: Themes