Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Resources by Discipline   

 "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when he grows up"


Art Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

World Wide Arts Resources - Research over 200,000 works by over 22,000 masters in the "indepth art history" section of this site. Database also contains over 100,000 works by contemporary artists.

Art cyclopedia is an online art encyclopedia. Search by by movement, medium, name of artist, nationality

Artlex   This is an online art dictionary.

Life Magazine -virtual photo exhibitions is a free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook. They use multimedia to deliver unscripted conversations between art historians about the history of art.

World Wide Arts Resources - Another comprehensive guide

Art Kids Rule - General information on various types of art


Google Art Project - from the Google Cultural Institute.The Art Project is a unique collaboration with some of the world’s most acclaimed art institutions to enable people to discover and view artworks online in extraordinary detail. One would be arrested in a museum if they got this close to the work of art they were viewing.

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - browse the exhibits at both the de Young Museum and the Legion of Honor. ..

The Getty Museum - You can either search by artist and types of art, or view the current exhibitions.

The Getty Virtual Library - The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. Presently, the collections are strongest in the history of western European art and culture in Europe and North America; however, in recent years, they have expanded to include other areas, such as Latin America, Eastern Europe, and selected regions of Asia.

The Louvre

The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art -

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe.

Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th to 84th Streets). Nearly five million people visit the Museum each year.

The National Gallery of Art

The National Portrait GalleryThe Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery tells the history of America through individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts and new media, the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.

North American Landscapes in Art-Panoramas- a landscape art exhibition

The Oakland Museum   The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people.

SFMOMA - The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - Click on exhibitions for a direct link to their exhibits

The Smithsonian's American Art Museum - view artwork in the Smithsonian. Search by artist, art type (such as collage), title of the work, or subject.

Web Gallery of Art - an online museum of Europen art from the 12th to 19th centuries.

The Web Museum of Paris - covers Gothic painting, the Italian Renaissance, the Northern Renaissance, the Baroque period, Impressionism, the 20th century movements, and Japanese art and architecture

Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds - The Perseus digital library provides a variety of resources on the ancient world. The Historical Overview, the primary texts , and some sample art & archaeology searches, along with the large site plans.

African Art - Aesthetics and Meaning - from the Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia.

Masks of the World

African Masks

North American Masks

Ceramics  offers an extensive collection of ceramic links - ceramic links from Goshen College



Fun - Guess the Color

Try to mix colors to match the picture.