Art

Artcyclopedia: This is an excellent site if you are looking for the work of a specific artist. This site also provides a database with over 7,500 artists searchable by various catagories ranging from movement to subject.

Art History Resources on the Web: This comprehensive Art History resource organizes links by civilization and then by subheadings, such as Prehistoric Art with Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic Art subheadings. It proceeds through Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Art in Early Europe, Art in the Middle Ages, into the Renaissance, and so on. It then organizes contemporary links by country and also offers links to art museums and galleries.

AskART: AskART.com is the world's most comprehensive database about North American artists. Information includes dates, states, methods, biographies, subjects for which best known, a decade by decade breakdown of 20th century literature in which they are referenced, and total number of auction lots sold and unsold of their works. Also find dealers who are affiliated with each artist, museums where their works are held, and, for some artists, image galleries of their works.

World Wide Arts Resources: Mammoth, searchable directory to all facets of online materials relating to art, including art history, artists, art galleries, performance arts, and arts education.

British Museum: Images of famous works owned by the British Museum are pictured here, along with the history of the museum and general information about collections, exhibits, departments, tours, and events. Educational materials about the cultures represented in the Museum's collections are also available here.

Currier Museum of Art: The Currier Museum of Art is an internationally renowned art museum in Manchester, NH, featuring European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture with exhibitions, tours, and programs year-round. The museum also offers tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Zimmerman House, as well as studio workshops and classes for children and adults.

George Eastman House: International Museum of Photography and Film

Google Art Projects: 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.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Opened in 1903, The Gardner Museum has remained essentially unchanged since its founder's death in 1924. Three floors of galleries surround a garden courtyard blooming with life in all seasons. The galleries are filled with paintings, sculpture, tapestries, furniture, and decorative arts from cultures spanning thirty centuries.

Louvre: The world's most celebrated museum. This site can be viewed in both French and English.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum site features a fine display of art work. Take the online highlights tour of the museum to get a general overview of the collection. Also visit the exhibitions area of the site for current and future exhibits.

Museum of Modern Art: Take an online trip and visit New York City's famous museum. This site provides information about the museum as well as the collection.

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site: Discover the beautiful New Hampshire home, studios and gardens of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, one of America's greatest sculptors. Over 100 of his artworks can be seen in the galleries, from heroic public monuments to expressive portrait reliefs, and the gold coins which changed the look of American coinage. Enjoy summer concerts, explore nature trails, or indulge your hidden talents during a sculpture class.

Smithsonian: Includes information on all of the Smithsonian's museums.

WebMuseum: The WebMuseum is a non-profit collaborative effort on the part of many museums and galleries worldwide to provide access to visual images that are out of copyright. Images, exhibitions, an index of artists, and a glossary of art terms may be found here.