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Grove Art Online

Full text of The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

Art Museum Image Gallery (Wilson)

A collection of high-quality, digital images of art from around the world. Cultures and time periods represented range from contemporary art, Native American and Inuit art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works, along with Japanese and Chinese works. Includes over 96,000 high-quality images with a full description. Many images include curatorial text, provenance data, and detail or multiple views. May be searched simultaneously with Current Biography Illustrated.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.

Project MUSE

Scholarly journals in a broad range of subjects - view title list


A journal archive covering arts, humanities, and social sciences. Coverage extends until 3-5 years ago. *Current issues may be available in other databases - to see our complete full-text coverage for a particular journal title, use the Magazines/Journal search in the library catalog.

Research Library (ProQuest)

Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective

An index covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals. Covers 1907-1984. Linked full text may be available in other GTL databases.

Print Resources

LC call number ranges: N [visual arts], NB [sculpture], NC [drawing & design], ND [painting], NE [printmaking], NX [the arts in general; includes works about more than one creative form], TR [photography]

Dictionary of Art

REF N 31 .D5 1996 [34 v.]
Information on all forms and types of art, including performance and video art.

Organizations and Associations

National Art Education Association

An organization open to "anyone and everyone concerned about quality art education in our schools."

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) U.S. Government Source

As the largest annual funder of arts programs in the U. S., the NEA is "dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts--both new and established--bringing the arts to all Americans, and providing leadership in arts education."

NYS Art Teachers Association

Information and support for art teachers in New York State.

NYS Council on the Arts

"A state funding agency that provides support for activities of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in New York State and helps to bring artistic programs of high quality to the citizens of the state."


ADAM: the Art, Design, Architecture, and Media Information Gateway

This British site is "a searchable catalogue of 2546 Internet resources that have been carefully selected and catalogued by professional librarians."


A broad-based site with links to websites on art, architecture, new media, online journals and exhibitions, and museums.

Art Education

Educator's Reference Desk: Arts Lesson Plans

Replaces the AskERIC Lesson Plans site, which was discontinued in December 2003.

Eyes on Art: A Learning to Look Curriculum

The Incredible Art Department

Learning Resources (Smithsonian Institution) U.S. Government Source

Lifetime of Color: Teach Art

National Standards for Arts Education (ArtsEdge/Kennedy Center) U.S. Government Source

NYS Arts Resource Guide

Art History


Links to works by more than 7,500 artists, located on museum websites around the world.  Includes a chronological listing of women artists. Browse by artist's name, nationality, medium, movement, or subject.

Art History Resources on the Web (Sweet Briar College)

Covers art of all periods and regions. Browse by time period, then by artist.

Web Gallery of Art

"A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1150-1800), currently containing over 12,100 reproductions."


Museum Computer Network: Museum Sites Online

Alphabetical directory of more than 1700 international museum and museum-related websites.


Local Museums

Arnot Art Museum (Elmira, NY)

The Corning Museum of Glass

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art (Cornell University)

The Rockwell Museum of Western Art (Corning, NY)

Major Museums

Guggenheim Museums

Information on collections and exhibitions at the Guggenheim Museums in New York, Bilbao, Venice, Berlin, and Las Vegas.


Metropolitan Museum of Art

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

National Gallery of Art U.S. Government Source

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Smithsonian Institution - Museums U.S. Government Source

Whitney Museum of American Art


Last updated 09-07-07