Art Web Resources
Art Studio Chalkboard – resources on the technical fundamentals of painting and drawing.
Art Teacher Connection – pages that clarify what the National Art Education standards are and how they could be integrated into other content areas.
ArtsEdNet – from the Getty Museum, a collection of lesson plans, curriculum ideas, and forums.
Bibliography on Color Theory – a chronological listing of treatises, books, articles, dissertations, from Aristotle up to the present.
College Art Association – includes newsletters, upcoming conferences, publications, job opportunities, grant info.
Incredible Art Department – lesson plans for k-12 and college, links to displays of art work by students, the "art site of the week."
OnLine Instruction, Art and Art History
Events and Competitions
Arts Wire – info on grants and jobs for artists, what's going on at local arts councils, more.
Exhibits, Galleries, Museums
American Museum of Photography – visit individual exhibits, take a guided tour, or pick up technical information, such as how to preserve photographs.
Art & Archaeology from the Perseus Project – includes over 33,000 images and descriptions of buildings, sculpture, coins and other works of ancient art.
Art Crimes – one of the largest collections ever assembled of graffiti, which is to say, graffiti as anonymous art.
the Artchive – a collection of over 2200 beautifully realized digitized reproductions of classic art.
Art Guide – "a comprehensive guide to the art collections of Great Britain and Ireland. The site is divided into three main sections, allowing users to browse for exhibits by artist, museum, or geographic location.
Art Links – galleries and exhibits on the web.
Asian Art Exhibitions
Asian Art on the Web – an index.
Christus Rex – a site for Christian art and documents.
CultureFinder – features listings for over 350,000 events in more than 1500 cities nationally.
ExCalendar: the Official Exhibition Calendar of the World's Leading Art Museums – searchable by museum, artist, city or geographical area, or name of exhibit.
Graphion's OnLine Type Museum
Internet Art Resources – info on galleries, exhibits, museums, etc.
Musei Vaticani – a religiously oriented tour of the Vatican collection.
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Photographic Arts
Museums: World Wide Art Resources
MythMedia – a collection of depictions of mythical figures in western art.
National Gallery of Art Virtual Tour
National Portrait Gallery
Virtual Tour of Museums and Exhibits – links to many museums that have online guided tours.
WebMuseum, Paris – includes the "Famous Paintings Exhibition," covering Gothic art to modern art, with a glossary of painting styles.
Indexes to Art Resources
Art History Links
Art History Network – allows you to access the information by era, artists, or civilizations, but also by journals, images and virtual tours, discussion groups, etc.
Art History Research Centre
Artcyclopedia – view artists' works, searchable by artist's name, title of work, or museum name.
Artsource – a thorough and well-organized index to art resources.
FineArt Forum – a comprehensive guide to art resources, with especially good links to online journals.
Internet as a Research Medium for Art Historians – an extended essay on method, with numerous excellent links.
NetSerf – a guide to medieval art sources.
Sculptor.Org – a master site for sculptors, with over 3000 links for suppliers, sculptors, preservation, galleries, museums, technique.
World Art Treasures – a collection of over 100,000 slides.
AXIS: for information on visual artists – information on contemporary British visual artists.
Art Forum – includes links to many artists' homepages. Also offers free web sites to artists.
Charles Daney's Photography Links
Helios: National Museum of American Art Photography Online – the photography site for the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Art. It also links to another NMAA exhibit about daguerreotypes.
History of Photography from Its Beginnings to the 1920's
International Center of Photography – a museum, a photography school, and a center for photography.
Museum of Photographic Art – the museum houses some of the world's finest examples of photography across the decades of change in the medium.
Photographic Libraries – an online library of web sites related to all aspects of photography.
Reflections in Black: a History of Black Photographers – this Smithsonian exhibition of black photographers from 1840 to the present is a pictorial history of black Americans as photography was evolving.
Other Useful Sites
Alternative Careers for Art Historians
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Art and Architecture Thesaurus Browser
ArtJob.Org – jobs and internships in the visual arts. Requires registration.
ArtLex – a dictionary of art terminology, especially for art students elementary through undergraduate.
Arts Journal – a daily digest of arts and cultural journalism.
Association for Art History – includes job listings.
Himalayan Art – exhibits and catalogs Himalayan and Tibetan art from collections around the world.
Words of Art – a glossary of critical terms.
Worldwide Books Exhibition Catalogs and Books on Art – a commercial site that allows you to identify over 35,000 exhibition catalogs and art books, many of which would be difficult to trace otherwise.
WWC Library Home Page