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Archives of American Art
Explore the Archives of American Art digital collections of art and transcriptions of oral history interviews. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Smithsonian Institution
Art Access
Art Access examines objects from various areas of The Art Institute of Chicago's permanent collection to enrich visitors'understanding of their content, style, and historical context. Included are a variety of online resources of special interest... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art of Asia
Uses maps, video, and images to accentuate textual treatments about Asian art in China, Japan, and Tibet. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Cloth & Clay: Communicating Culture
Study ceramic and textile objects and discover the great Mesoamerican and Andean civilizations of the ancient Americas. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Virtual Museum of Canada
Exploring Leonardo
There's more to Leonardo Da Vinci than Mona Lisa's smile. This resource draws upon images, interactive activities, and more to explore Leonardo's life as an inventor, scientist, and artist. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Museum of Science, Boston
Joy2Learn
This innovative website brings free, interactive e-presentations in the areas of theater arts, music, dance and visual arts. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
The Louvre Museum
Visit one of France's greatest museums...virtually! Explore the Louvre's collections, take a virtual tour, read about its magnificent history, and learn about featured items from its collections. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Louvre Museum
The National Gallery of Art
This premier national art museum's website features online exhibits and information about artists, in-depth select European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and graphic arts. The website includes multimedia and podcast presentations of some... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: National Gallery of Art
National Museum of African Art
"The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art fosters the discovery and appreciation of the visual arts of Africa, the cradle of humanity." This site contains African Art of many mediums: sculpture, painting, masks, multimedia and more. An added component... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution
NGA Kids
Look carefully at works of art and explore shape, technique and color using art activities online. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: National Gallery of Art
Smarthistory
This "multi-media web-book has been designed as dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook." Viewing images of 295 works of art from the collections of art museums, as well as audio podcasts and videos, students will... (Learn more)
Format: website
Who Stole the Tee Pee? An online exhibit of the National Museum of the American Indian
Historical artifacts from the National Museum of the American Indian and art by contemporary Native Americans is utilized to explore changes and the causes of changes in Native American cultures since the 1900s. This website asks what happened to the traditions... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History