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A database of over 1.9 million high quality images and the number is constantly growing. Curated from museums and personal collections for pedagogical use.
Art & Archaeology Artifact Browser
Collection of images and descriptions about ancient Greco-Roman art and architecture by Tufts University.
Art Images for College Teaching
A collection of royalty free images managed by the University of Michigan
Image Collections & Online Art
An extensive listing of online digital collections worldwide compiled & managed by the University of Michigan.
Artsy is an online platform for discovering, buying and selling fine art. Artsy's search engine and database draw connections and map relationships among works of art, powered by the Art Genome Project.
Carnegie Museum of Art Collection
Online images of much of their collection. Includes brief information.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Search the collection of digital images and browse collection highlights.
Archives of American Art
With over 20 million items in its continually growing collections, the Archives is the world’s largest and most widely used resource dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and primary records of the visual arts in America.
Smithsonian Institute Collection Search
Search over 8.59 million catalog records of museum objects, and library & archives materials. More than 963,000 of these records contain online images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other online resources.
National of Gallery of Art
Explore thousands of the most significant works of art from the Renaissance to the present day. The growing collection includes European and American masterpieces in every medium.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Explore thousands of artworks in the museum’s wide-ranging collection—from [their] world-renowned icons to lesser-known gems from every corner of the globe—as well as [their] books, writings, reference materials, and other resources.
Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook. They have created audios and videos about works of art found in standard art history survey texts, organized the files stylistically and chronologically, and added text and still images.
Google Arts & Culture
Google Art Project is a partnership with seventeen of the world's premier museums including New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; London's National Gallery and Tate Britain; Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum; and St. Petersburg's The State Hermitage Museum. GAP allows you to explore the various museums with Street View, view pieces of art in minute detail, and to create your own personal art collection.