Selected Websites


Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians


Art cyclopedia: The Fine Art Search Engine
Free access to some 125,000 images by 8,000 artists, and free articles on many. Excellent museum directory. Fee-based links to Artprice.com auction results and to Highbea

ART HISTORY RESOURCES ON THE WEB: Site Index
Created by Christopher Witcombe, Web master, a well-published scholar in Italian art history.

Art Project by Google
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

Artists and Related Workers


ArtLex Art Dictionary
Definitions of more than 3,600 terms, supporting images, pronunciations, quotations, cross-referencing, and related Web links.

Arts in the Yahoo! Directory
Well-organized portal to artists; art history; museums, galleries, and centers; design arts (including architecture); and much more.

AskART - Art Prices, Painting Value, Art Appraisal, Art Values,
Specializes in American art. Free features include museum and gallery directories, searches of "about 32,00 American artists" for their inclusion in these museums and galleries, special features, and an art glossary

Corbis Images Premium Quality Stock Photography and Illustrations
Corbis is the world's preeminent visual solutions provider"-licensing images from advertising, books, newspapers, magazines, on TV, and in films. Free login required to view non-watermarked images.

Graphic Designers


Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering


Home - CFDA: Home


Made In America The Arts In Modern Civilization
Read this book online

Open Source Art History
List of image and background databases maintained by OCAD University (visual arts and design) school in Canada

Researching Your Art
Want to learn more about the painting you found while clearing out the attic? What about the drawing that has been hanging in grandma's hallway since you were a kid? Maybe the sculpture you found at the flea market last summer really is a Remington. How can you find out? For answers, be prepared for a little detective work.

Smithsonian
America's treasure house for learning.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: metmuseum.org
Includes over 3500 works of art online, as well as images from special exhibitions.

U.S. Senate: Art & History Home


UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Features photos and data documenting each of the 788 sites on the World Heritage List as of July 2004.

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