Art Education

Directory of art resources including art instruction, art history, and international museums.

  • Access Art
    Network of art education sites offering activities and resources for artists.
  • Artcyclopedia
    Directory to online exhibits and image galleries for 9,000 artists.
  • Artists Network
    Articles, videos, and instruction on fine art techniques for artists of all ages.
  • Artsonia
    Online museum where young artists and students can display their work.
  • Drawspace
    Drawing tutorials available online or for download in PDF format.
  • Google Arts & Culture
    Non-profit initiative bringing the world's greatest art collections online.
  • Guardian: Art & Design
    News and editorials on European art, architecture, design, and photography.
  • Los Angeles Times: Arts & Culture
    Coverage of art, architecture, photography, theater and dance.
  • National Art Education Association
    Leading professional organization for art educators--pre-K through 12th grade.
  • New York Times: Art & Design
    Latest news on the world of art and design. Includes exhibit slideshows and reviews.
  • Smarthistory
    Discussion of various works and themes in art history.
  • Smashing Magazine
    Latest trends in Web design and development and links to free resources.
  • The Times Literary Supplement
    News, features, and reviews of European art and architecture.
  • ThoughtCo: Art History
    Artist biographies, art history timelines, and articles on a range of art topics.

Museums and Galleries

  • Acropolis
    Archaeological museum featuring sculptures and artifacts from the Acropolis. - Greece
  • British Library
    Collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures. - United Kingdom
  • Flickr: The Commons
    Gallery of copyright-free photos from the world's public photography archives.
  • Guggenheim
    Global network of contemporary art museums operated by the Guggenheim Foundation.
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum
    One of the premier museums of fine arts and decorative arts in the world. - Austria
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Collection includes two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture. - United States - Also see: Digital Collections
  • Musee d'Orsay
    Extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces. - France
  • Museo Nacional del Prado
    Features one of the world's finest collections of European art. - Spain
  • Museum of Fine Arts
    Collection includes 450,000 works of art from Asian scrolls to Egyptian mummies. - United States
  • Museum of Modern Art
    Collection reflects the vitality, complexity and patterns of modern and contemporary art. - United States
  • Museum of Online Museums
    Links to numerous museums, online collections, and exhibits.
  • National Gallery of Art
    Paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to present day. - United States
  • NYPL Digital Gallery
    Access over 700,000 images digitized by the New York Public Library. - United States
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Collection of over 240,000 works including some of the greatest achievements of human creativity. - United States
  • Rijks Museum
    Massive selection of Dutch paintings from the Golden Age. - Netherlands
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Collection captures the character and imagination of Americans through three centuries. - United States
  • State Hermitage Museum
    Three million works of art and artifacts representing Russian and world culture. - Russia
  • TATE
    Four galleries housing twentieth century British and international art. - United Kingdom
  • The Getty J. Paul Getty Museum
    American and European paintings, drawings, sculptures, and decorative arts. - Also see: Education at The Getty, Explore Art
  • The Louvre
    Centuries of paintings and sculptures. Home to such iconic work as the Mona Lisa. - France
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    Museum of decorative arts and design, housing a collection of 4.5 million objects. - United Kingdom
  • Web Gallery of Art
    European paintings and sculptures of the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. - Hungary