Art Museums and Collections
Offers "a comprehensive index of every artist represented at hundreds of museum sites, image archives....have now indexed 700 leading arts sites, and offer more than 24,000 links directly to an estimated 80,000 works by 7,000 different artists." Search or browse by movement, medium, name of artist, nationality, etc.
American Art Museum Collections and Exhibitions at the Smithsonian
Offers access to a growing digitized collection of over 11,000 items from the various galleries of the Smithsonian Institution. There are three ways you can browse the online collection: by keyword searching, by touring the digitized works or by selecting the subject categories listed below. Examples of the categories that may be browsed are: Photography, Sculpture, Folk Art, Drawings, Landscapes, Urban Scenes, Architecture, etc. Provided by the Smithsonian Institution.
The Web Gallery of Art
"The Web Gallery of Art contains over 11,600 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. A considerable number of the pictures are commented and biographies of the significant artists are given." You can go directly to the Search Page, where you may look for artists, their works, specify dates, locations and galleries or art forms if you like.
The "Thinker": Use to Search the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
The De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the The Legion in Lincoln Park comprise the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. These two museums house a comprehensive, high quality art collection. Over 75,000 of their images are available online.
Web Museum Famous Paintings
A listing of links to famous paintings from throughout history. Just a click or two is all that is needed in order to view a famous painting by a famous painter. Scroll down the page to see the time-period you are researching.
Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art
This is a virtual exhibit that serves as a guide to understanding landscape art through outstanding examples. The theme is that humans are profoundly affected by the landscapes we inhabit. The landscape art in this exhibition reflects the natural environment but also our history, our industries, our cultures and our belief systems. Provided by the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with similar organizations in Canada and Mexico.
Diego Rivera Web Museum
Pintor muralista, fue uno de los grandes artistas del Siglo XX. Nació en la ciudad de Guanajuato y en 1892 se trasladó a México con su familia. Estudió en la academia de San Carlos y en el taller del grabador José Guadalupe Posada, cuya influencia fue decisiva. Más adelante recibió en París la influencia del post-impresionismo y del cubismo, en cuyo lenguaje se expresó con soltura.
San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art
One of the newest modern art museums on the planet. Check out their Web Page, and maybe you will be wanting to make the drive down to S.F. before long.
Online School Museums and Projects
Many students at K-12 schools create online exhibitions, known as "museums". This site, created by the noted online educator Jamie McKenzie (FromNowOn), offers how-to-do-it information, as well as links to student creations.
Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds
"Look through a massive library of art objects, sites, and buildings at The Perseus project Website. The library's catalogs document 523 coins, 1548 vases, over 1400 sculptures, 179 sites and 381 buildings. Each catalog entry has a description of the object and its context; most have images. This web site currently publishes over 33,000 pictures! Descriptions and images have been produced in collaboration with many museums, institutions and scholars."
By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943
"Consists of 907 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of the New Deal. These striking silkscreen, lithograph, and woodcut posters were designed to publicize health and safety programs; cultural programs including art exhibitions, theatrical, and musical performances; travel and tourism; educational programs; and community activities.
ArtsEdge, a cooperative agreement between the JFK Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, with support from the U.S. Department of Education, has built a set of resources, filled with professional development information, program information, Arts and Education research and more...
General gathering place for arts educators. Lots of educational resources and links. Hosted by the Getty Museum.
Ansel Adams: Fiat Lux
The Home Page for information on Ansel Adams, including his photographs of the University of California campuses made for a special centennial exhibition and celebration. (The original book of Adams photos is out of print.)
Museum of San Francisco
A museum of historical information, about the events San Francisco, and of course, California as well!
Old Postcard Exhibition
A man in Sweden displays some of his historic postcards!
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