Art Education

  • About.com: Art History
    Artist biographies, timelines, movements and schools, museums, and galleries.
    arthistory.about.com - Also see: About.co5: Painting
  • Access Art
    Network of educational art sites offering activities and resources for artists.
    accessart.org.uk
  • Artcyclopedia
    Directory to online exhibits and image galleries for 9,000 artists.
    artcyclopedia.com
  • Artists Network
    Articles, videos, and instruction on fine art techniques for artists of all ages.
    artistsnetwork.com
  • Artsonia
    Online art museum where young artists and students can display their work online.
    artsonia.com
  • Drawspace
    Drawing tutorials available online or for download in PDF format.
    drawspace.com
  • National Art Education Association
    Leading professional organization for art educators -- pre-K through grade 12.
    arteducators.org
  • Smarthistory
    Discussion of various works and themes in art history.
    smarthistory.org

Art News

  • ARTINFO
    International art news, museum and gallery information, and auction reviews.
    artinfo.com
  • Guardian: Art & Design
    News and editorials on European art, architecture, design, and photography.
    guardian.co.uk
  • Los Angeles Times: Arts & Culture
    Coverage of arts and museums, architecture, photography, theater and dance.
    latimes.com
  • New York Times: Art & Design
    Latest news on the world of art and design. Exhibit slideshows and reviews.
    nytimes.com
  • Smashing Magazine
    Latest trends in Web design and development and links to free resources.
    smashingmagazine.com
  • Times Online: Visual Arts
    News, features, and reviews of European art and architecture.
    timesonline.co.uk

Museums and Galleries

  • Acropolis
    Archaeological museum featuring sculptures and artifacts from the Acropolis.
    theacropolismuseum.gr - Greece
  • British Library
    Collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures.
    britishmuseum.org - United Kingdom
  • Flickr: The Commons
    Gallery of copyright-free photos from the world's public photography archives.
    flickr.com/commons
  • Guggenheim
    Global network of contemporary art museums operated by the Guggenheim Foundation.
    guggenheim.org
  • The Getty J. Paul Getty Museum
    American and European paintings, drawings, sculptures, and decorative arts.
    getty.edu - Also see: Education at The Getty, Explore Art
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum
    One of the premier museums of fine arts and decorative arts in the world.
    khm.at - Austria
  • The Louvre
    Centuries of paintings and sculptures. Home to such iconic work as the Mona Lisa.
    louvre.fr - France
  • Musee d'Orsay
    Extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces.
    musee-orsay.fr - France
  • Museum of Fine Arts
    Collection encompasses 450,000 works of art from Asian scrolls to Egyptian mummies.
    mfa.org - United States
  • Museum of Modern Art
    Collection reflects the vitality, complexity and patterns of modern and contemporary art.
    moma.org - United States
  • Museum of Online Museums
    Links to numerous museums, online collections, and exhibits.
    coudal.com/moom
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Collection includes two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture.
    metmuseum.org - United States - Also see: Digital Collections
  • Museo Nacional del Prado
    Features one of the world's finest collections of European art.
    museodelprado.es - Spain
  • National Gallery of Art
    Paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts spanning from the Middle Ages to present day.
    nga.gov - United States
  • NYPL Digital Gallery
    Access over 700,000 images digitized by the The New York Public Library.
    digitalgallery.nypl.org - United States
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    225,000 works encompassing some of the greatest achievements of human creativity.
    philamuseum.org - United States
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Collection captures the character and imagination of Americans through three centuries.
    americanart.si.edu - United States
  • State Hermitage Museum
    Three million works of art and artifacts representing Russian and world culture.
    hermitagemuseum.org - Russia
  • Rijks Museum
    Massive selection of Dutch paintings from the Golden Age.
    rijksmuseum.nl - Netherlands
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    Museum of decorative arts and design, housing a collection of 4.5 million objects.
    vam.ac.uk - United Kingdom
  • TATE
    Family of four galleries housing twentieth century British and international art.
    tate.org.uk - United Kingdom
  • Web Gallery of Art
    European paintings and sculptures of the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
    wga.hu - Hungary