A virtual museum and searchable database of Western (European) fine arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism periods (1000-1900). Artist biographies, commentaries, guided tours, period music, catalogue, free postcard and mobile services are provided.
With over 20 million items in its continually growing collections, the Archives is the world’s largest and most widely used resource dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and primary records of the visual arts in America.
Sculpture, painting, installation artists, print, performance, photography, collage and multimedia and digital artists. The current, the famous, established and emerging artists since 1900, with links to web resources.
The Timeline of Art History presents the Met’s collection via a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of global art history. Over 300 timelines, 930 essays, almost 7,000 objects, and is regularly updated and enriched to provide new scholarship and insights on the collection.
Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.
Museum Collections Online
Websites for major museums often provide lots of information about objects in their collections in searchable databases. Museum websites also may feature online exhibitions, links to articles, and educational materials for students and teachers.
Museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Powered by Google.
Emphasizing ancient, medieval, and Renaissance European art and architecture. AICT is intended primarily to disseminate images of art and architectural works in the public domain on a free-access, free-use basis to all levels of the educational community, as well as to the public at large.