The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian's museum of modern and contemporary art, has developed this site to help students learn about different types of art while providing them with an opportunity to explore the nature of their own artistic creativity. On the site, students can browse through an online collection of paintings and search through a database containing thousands of currently and previously displayed pieces. Each entry is accompanied by a title, detailed photos, and a brief historical explanation. To explore their own creative drive, students also can take part in the site's Art Interactive function. This latest

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