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ARTA: Fine Art & Art History: Websites

This Research Guide will help you find articles, e-books, videos and websites about Art History.

Suggested Websites

The Internet provides access to a variety of information, but not all of it is accurate, reliable, current or unbiased. The websites listed below are maintained by reputable organizations and contain trustworthy information.


Museums -- United States


Museums -- Around the World


U.S. Government Agencies


Additional Resources

  • -- Search for images by artist name, title of work, or home location
  • -- Over 26,000 high-resolution images of art and architecture, freely downloadable for educational use
  • Europeana Collections -- Explore cultural heritage from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives
  • Google Art Project -- View high-resolution images and videos of artworks and cultural artifacts from partner organizations around the world
  • The Greats -- This free online gallery contains carefully curated, socially engaged visual content, which is open to anyone to use or adapt non-commercially. The objective of this collection is to share and use art as a weapon for social change. The works are grouped together by theme, such as free speech, empowerment, LGBTQ rights, animal rights, environmental activism, and many more. 
  • -- Free online encyclopedia of artists, movements, and concepts