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A research guide for Art-related topics.


"Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages"

         From the STAMPS School of Art at the University of Michigan.

American Memory from the Library of Congress

A gateway to the Library of Congress’s vast resources of digitized American historical materials.

Art History Resources on the Web

This is a site prepared by Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe at Sweet Briar College in Virginia. The site contains a good range of information designed for the scholar.


A gathering point for networked resources in art and architecture. This site is selective rather than comprehensive and contains resources submitted by librarians, artists, and art historians.

AIGA "Design Journeys"

From the website: “'Design Journeys' is a collection of stories about the professional lives, contributions, and portfolios of designers—contemporary and historical—from traditionally under-represented groups or backgrounds."


From the website: "UbuWeb is a completely independent resource dedicated to all strains of the avant-garde, ethnopoetics, and outsider arts."

From the website: "Processing is a programming language, development environment, and online community. Since 2001, Processing has promoted software literacy within the visual arts and visual literacy within technology."

Voice of the Shuttle: Art and Art History Page

Has 17 categories that can be accessed from this page. The site is easy to use and has basic information. The page is maintained by Alan Liu.

World Wide Arts Resources

This site offers the definitive, interactive gateway to all exemplars of qualitative arts information and culture on the Internet. Artists, museums, galleries, art history, arts education, and antiques can be accessed. This site has a large volume of resources.


Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

This site has more than 65,000 works by more than 15,000 artists.

Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts and humanities that includes an art museum as well as programs for education, scholarship, and conservation.

National Gallery of Art

The Gallery's extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper spans over 600 years of history from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Very Good Site. NMAA's reference desk answers questions within five working days.

Art Education


Offers information for teachers and artists using Crayola products.

Kennedy Center Digital Resources Library