Italian Renaissance Learning Resources- A collaboration between the National Gallery of Art & Oxford University Press

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources  (

About: Italian Renaissance Learning Resources is a free, user-friendly online learning tool that provides authoritative coverage of major themes in Renaissance art. The project is a collaboration between the National Gallery of Art, Washington and Grove Art Online (Oxford University Press), a leading reference on Western and Non-Western visual arts and culture.

The Italian Renaissance Learning Resource site is composed of eight units, each containing multiple essays, images, activities and other supporting resources. The site also contains a number of global tools to assist in reference and navigation.


Features & Highlights:

  • Thematic essays written by NGA staff
  • Glossary of terms
  • 42 primary source texts
  • 300+ images
  • Discussion Questions 
  • Interactive Activities
  • Recommended Resources