Resource Directory: Links for Learning, Inspiration & Inquiry




Alexandria Digital Library

American Art Gallery

Americans for the Arts

Ancient History Encyclopedia (AHE)

Archives of American Art – Online Collections

Art & Artists – a blog created and maintained by British artists Poul Webb

Art Brokerage

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall

Art History: A Preliminary Handbook by Dr. Robert J. Belton

Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)

Art Katalog Online Art Gallery (English)

Art in the Picture: An Introduction to Art History

Art Institute of Chicago(ARTIC): Online Collections

Art Access: Online Learning Tool

Art Junction – Art Education & Curriculum Resources

Art Renewal Center (ARC)

The Art Story


ArchNet – Digital Library

Artchive by Mark Harden

ArtsConnected: Tools for Teaching Art



ArtHist: Information Network for Art History




ArtLex – A Virtual Catalogue for Art History

ArtMorgue: Online Source of Reference Material for Artists



ArtOnline (English)

Arts & Genomics

Arts of China Consortium (NYU Institute of Fine Arts): Links & Resources

Arts Journal: Arts, Culture, Ideas

Arts Resource: Art Journals Online

ArtsEdSearch: Online Clearinghouse for Arts Education Research

ArtMagick Virtual Gallery of 19th Century Artists – an ongoing personal project by Julia Kerr dedicated to the continual quest of seeking out obscure 19th century artists, poetry, books and long-forgotten paintings showing a ‘magic world of romance and pictured poetry’

ArtSearch: Directory & Job Listings





Association Historians of American Art (AHAA)

The Athenaeum: Interactive Arts & Humanities Online



Barnes Foundation – Collections

BBC YourPaintings

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library – Online Catalog

Best of History Websites: Art History

Black Art Project

Boston College: Art on the Web


Bridgeman Art Library

British Museum Collection Online



Carter Burden Gallery

Classical Art Research Centre

Ceramic Review

Ceramics Daily – Education Resources

Ceramics Monthly

Ceramic Sculpture HQ

Ceramics: Art & Perception – Technical

Cool Conservation Online

Courtland Institute of Art: Art & Architecture

Craft in America

Cultural Heritage Search Engine

CultureLink Network



Daily Art Fixx

Digital Archive of ArtOnline Images from Boston College

Digital Arts: Inspiration for Digital Creatives

Digital Ceramics Archive Research, The

Digital Librarian Directory – Art

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Digital Roman Forum

Dr. Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe – Art History Resources on the Web



Edsitement! The Best of Humanities on the Web

Education Technology Clearinghouse (ETC): Visual Arts Education Resources on the Web

Egon Shiele – The Complete Works

Europeana Digital Repository



FBI National Stolen Art File (NSAF)

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)

Field Guide for Ceramic Artisans – Developed by Julia Galloway, a potter, professor and current director of the School of Art at the University of Montana, Missoula, as an informational website intended to “help and support student when they are finishing school.”

Fondation Beyeler

Fondation Jacques-Edouard Berger – World Art Treasures

The Frick Collection Online

The Frick Art Reference Library



Getty Research Institute: Search Tools & Database

Getty Research Portal

Getty – Digital Collections

Getty – Research Guides & Bibliographies

Getty – Article & Research Databases

Getty – Collecting & Provenance Research

Getty – Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) & Répertoire de la litterature de l’art (RILA)

Getty – Photo Archive

Getty – Getty Vocabularies

Global Museum

Google Art Project

Guggenheim Collection Online



Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Works

Henry Miller Personal Collection



ibiblio Web Museum

Incredible Art Department

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

ICOM – Resources

ICOM – Bibliographies

ICOM – Publications Database

ICOM – Reds List Database

ICOM – UNESCO/ICOM Museum Information Centre

International Dada Archive – The University of Iowa Libraries

International Sculpture Center (ISC): Resource Directory

Internet Encyclopedia on Philosophy – Aesthetics

Internet Public Library (IPL2) Pathfinders: Finding Art Images

Interpreting Ceramics: An International, Refereed, Electronic Journal

Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH)

Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS): Digital Collections & Content Project (IMLS-DCC)

Islamic Arts & Architecture



Jack Tworkov – Biography & Works

James Abbott McNeill Whistler – The Complete Works

Johns Hopkin’s MuseMediapedia

JURN: Curated Academic Search Engine for the Humanities


Kunstpedia: Curators of Art Knowledge



Leonardo da Vinci & the Brain

Leonardo da Vinci & his treatise on painting

Leonardo da Vinci’s Life

Leonard da Vinci – The Complete Works

Looted Art

Library of Congress (LOC): American Folklife Center

Library of Congress (LOC): American Memory

Library of Congress (LOC): Arts & Culture (Topical)

Library of Congress (LOC): Internet Resources – Arts & Architecture

Library of Congress (LOC): Rare Books & Special Collections

Literature, Arts & Medicine Database (New York University School of Medicine) – an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in MEDICAL HUMANITIES, and for use in health/pre-health, graduate and undergraduate liberal arts and social science settings.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Online Collections

The Louvre Online Collection (English)



Master Works of Fine Art

Maurice Brazil Prendergast – The Complete Works

Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Modern & Contemporary Artists

Modern Masterworks Gallery

Mosaic Atlas

Mother of All Art History & Art Links Pages (University of Michigan School of Art & Design)

Mr. Whistler’s Art (Maintained by University of Glasgow Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery)

The Mucha Trust Collection – Access to Selected Works of Art

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning & Online Teaching (MERLOT)

Musée d’Orsay: Works in Focus (English)

Museum Computer Network (MCN): Online Resources

Museum Market

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Collections Online

Museum of Online Museums (MoOM)





Mutual Art



National Centre for Ceramics Studies in Wales – Skills Resources

National Gallery of Art Learning Resources

National Gallery of Art Open Access

National Library of France – Gallica Digital Collections (English)

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Spencer Art Reference Library Research Guides

New Deal Network

New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)

New York Public Library (NYPL) Digital Gallery

New York Public Library Art-Related Research Guides

Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide: A Journal of Nineteenth Century Visual Culture



Olga’s Gallery: Online Art Museum

Online Art Center

Online Picasso Raisonne

Open Arts Archive

Open Folklore (OF) Project



Painters’ Table – daily online magazine for artists, curators, collectors, and art lovers specifically interested in painting.

The Phillips Collection: Online Collection

Pigments through the Ages – Online Exhibit About Use of Color in Painting

Public Art Archive



Rijksmuseum: Explore the Collection

Rijksstudio: Discover & Save Works from Collection (High Res)

Rhizome ArtBase



Sculpture Web Guide

Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS)

Social History of Art

SPIRO: Slide and Photograph Image Retrieval Online

The State Hermitage Digital Collections



Tate Collection Online

Technology in the Arts: Exploring the Intersection of Arts Management & Online Technology

Tufts University: Perseus Digital Library



Ubu Web: Dedicated to all forms of Avant-garde, Ethnopoetics, and Outsider Arts

The UNESCO Works of Art Collection

The United Nations Art Initiative

UMAC Worldwide Database of University Museums & Collections

University of Iowa Museum of Art Digital Collection

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections: The Arts Collection

University of Wisconsin Digital Library for Decorative Arts & Material Culture

UPenn ScholarlyCommons Repository

U.S. National Library of Medicine: Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) Repository



The Victorian Web

The Vincent van Gogh Gallery – Endorsed by van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh: The Letters

Vincent van Gogh Online Gallery

Virtual Free Sites: Museums

Virtual Museum of Japanese Arts

Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) – Online Resource for the Visual Arts

Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) Resources: Art History

Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) Resources: Art (Modern & Contemporary)

Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) Resources: Architecture

Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) Resources: Photography



The Warburg Institute Digital Collections

Wassily Kandinsky

Web Gallery of Art

Web Gallery of Impressionism

Wellcome Collection – a “unique mix of videos, images and articles exploring what it means to be human.”

Wellcome Images – “one of the world’s richest and most unique collections, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science.”

Wellcome Library – contains “more than 750 000 books and journals and an extensive range of manuscripts, archives and films.”

Wellesley College: Digital Images Collections Wiki

The Whitehouse Art Collection

Whitney Museum of American Art Online Collections

WikiPaintings Visual Art Encyclopedia

World Artist Directory

World Bank Art Program‎

World Digital Library

WorldImages Kiosk

Worldwide Art Resources

World Wide Web Virtual Library: History of Art


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