art educationAbout.com: Art History
Artist biographies, timelines, movements and schools, museums, and galleries.
arthistory.about.com - Also see: About.co5: PaintingAccess Art
Network of educational art sites offering activities and resources for artists.
Directory to online exhibits and image galleries for 9,000 artists.
Articles, videos, and instruction on fine art techniques for artists of all ages.
Online art museum where young artists and students can display their work online.
Drawing tutorials available online or for download in PDF format.
www.drawspace.comNational Art Education Association
Leading professional organization for art educators -- pre-K through grade 12.
Discussion of various works and themes in art history.
International art news, museum and gallery information, and auction reviews.
www.artinfo.comGuardian: Art & Design
News and editorials on European art, architecture, design, and photography.
www.guardian.co.ukLos Angeles Times: Arts & Culture
Coverage of arts and museums, architecture, photography, theater and dance.
www.latimes.comNew York Times: Art & Design
Latest news on the world of art and design. Exhibit slideshows and reviews.
Latest trends in Web design and development and links to free resources.
www.smashingmagazine.comTimes Online: Visual Arts
News, features, and reviews of European art and architecture.
museums and galleriesAcropolis
Archaeological museum featuring sculptures and artifacts from the Acropolis.
www.theacropolismuseum.gr - GreeceBritish Museum
Collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures.
www.britishmuseum.org - United KingdomFlickr: The Commons
Gallery of copyright-free photos from the world's public photography archives.
Global network of contemporary art museums operated by the Guggenheim Foundation.
www.guggenheim.orgJ. Paul Getty Museum
American and European paintings, drawings, sculptures, and decorative arts.Kunsthistorisches Museum
One of the premier museums of fine arts and decorative arts in the world.
www.khm.at - AustriaLouvre
Centuries of paintings and sculptures. Home to such iconic work as the Mona Lisa.
www.louvre.fr - FranceMusee d'Orsay
Extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces.
www.musee-orsay.fr - FranceMuseum of Fine Arts
Collection encompasses 450,000 works of art from Asian scrolls to Egyptian mummies.
www.mfa.org - United States - Also see: Interactive ToursMuseum of Modern Art
Collection reflects the vitality, complexity and patterns of modern and contemporary art.
www.moma.org - United StatesMuseum of Online Museums
Links to numerous museums, online collections, and exhibits.
www.coudal.com/moomMetropolitan Museum of Art
Collection includes two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture.
www.metmuseum.org - United States - Also see: Digital CollectionsMuseo Nacional del Prado
Features one of the world's finest collections of European art.
www.museodelprado.es - SpainNational Gallery of Art
Paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to present day.
www.nga.gov - United StatesNYPL Digital Gallery
Access over 700,000 images digitized by the The New York Public Library.
digitalgallery.nypl.org - United StatesPhiladelphia Museum of Art
225,000 works encompassing some of the greatest achievements of human creativity.
www.philamuseum.org - United StatesSmithsonian American Art Museum
Collection captures the character and imagination of Americans through three centuries.
americanart.si.edu - United StatesState Hermitage Museum
Three million works of art and artifacts representing Russian and world culture.
www.hermitagemuseum.org - RussiaRijks Museum
Massive selection of Dutch paintings from the Golden Age.
www.rijksmuseum.nl - NetherlandsVictoria and Albert Museum
Museum of decorative arts and design, housing a collection of 4.5 million objects.
www.vam.ac.uk - United KingdomTATE
Family of four galleries housing twentieth century British and international art.
www.tate.org.uk - United KingdomWeb Gallery of Art
European paintings and sculptures of the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
www.wga.hu - Hungary