Art Search Engines
Archives of American Art - Roughly 16 million letters, photographs, diaries, oral history interviews, sketches, scrapbooks, business records, and other documents that support the study of the history of the visual arts in America.
Art Digital Collections and Content search or browse resources from IMLS supported libraries, museums, and archives.
Artcyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine - Find images, articles, museum exhibits, and other links related to thousands of artists.
Arts & Letters Daily - Articles, blog posts, essays, and other new resources related to the humanities. Updated daily.
Best of the Humanities on the Web - Search or Browse Art & Culture resources and websites.
Cornell University Library Art and Digital Images Collection
Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
Mother of All Art and Art History Links - Gateway to more than 400 websites.
NYPL Digital Gallery - New York Public Library’s free, online, searchable database of over 700,000 illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
OAIster ... Find the Pearls - Database that searches over 23 million open access resources in digital collections around the world. Searches can be limited by language and type of material.
Art and Architecture Websites
African America Art on the Internet - Links selected by the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library.
Annenberg Art Video Series - Free Online Series including Art of the Western World and others.
Architecture Links: Voices of the Shuttle
Art (Modern and Contemporary) Links: Voices of the Shuttle
Art History Links: Voices of the Shuttle
Art History Resources - Recommended by a professor and art historian.
Art Links and Performing Arts (Dance, Theatre, and Music) links recommended by the Library of Congress
Arts and Humanities Associations on the 'Net
Arts, Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) - Over 300 links recommended for students.
Beazley Archive - Online collection of casts and photographs of classical Greek and Roman art.
Biographies - See Research Links - Biography
Directory of open access journals - Arts
Google Art Project - Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces from Google.
The Image of the Black in Western Art - A project spanning 5,000 years of art that investigates how people of African descent have been perceived and represented in art. The site includes images selected from the book series and videos.
Internet Public Library: Arts & Humanities - Useful web links organized into categories.
ItunesU - Educational content from hundreds of universities including lectures, slideshows, PDFs, films, exhibit tours and audiobooks, most of it available for free. For PCs, download free Quicktime with itunes.
LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art - View art collections and exhibitions.
Leonardo da Vinci - From the BBC. View his art and timelines tour his workshop, and learn about the Renaissance myth.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - View over 5,000 years of art.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art history - Thematic essays and timelines on architects, artists, and art movements.
MuseumSpot.com - A free information resource center that simplifies the search for the very best and most useful museum information on the Web.
Music - See NSFAQ Music Links
The National Cowboy Hall of Fame - Native American and western art.
National Gallery of Art - See Exhibitions. Many of the permanent exhibitions contain images of the artworks and/or virtual tours.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts
Photomuse - A collaborative project on the history of photography. Contains a chronology and links to exhibits.
Photoseed - An online record of the early fine art photography movement.
Photography Links from Voices of the Shuttle
SmartHistory - A multimedia web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
Smithsonian American Art Museum - View the many different collections & exhibitions.
Smithsonian Institution - Home page for the Smithsonian Institution complex.
van Gogh's Letters - Unabridged and Annotated
The Vincent van Gogh Gallery
Dictionaries and Thesaurus
ArtLex Art Dictionary - For artists, collectors, students and educators. Terms in art production, criticism, history, aesthetics, and education.
Art & Architecture Thesaurus from the Getty Museum.
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