Subject Guides » Art
- Grove Art Online
An award-winning resource on every aspect of the visual arts from prehistory to the present day. Over 45,000 articles on fine arts, decorative arts, and architecture. Scholarship written by over 6,000 international contributors. Over 130,000 art images, with links to hundreds of museums and galleries around the world. A wide range of search and browse options to explore the full text, bibliographies, biographies, and image links. Log-in from home with your library card.
- Art & Architecture Thesaurus Online (AATO)
Contains more than 125,000 terms covering fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture as well as brief definitions. Also from the Getty: Union List of Artist Names and Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online.
- The Arts in Western Massachusetts
Western Massachussets Events Listings, Festivals, Organizations, Museums and Performing Groups.
The Fine Art Search Engine.
The Art World Online.
Lists of important artists and resources including biographies and image archives. Also lists contemporary artists by name, medium, and style.
An encyclopedia of paintings, focusing on classical and contemporary art.
- National Gallery of Art
One of the largest collections in the world of paintings, sculpture and graphic arts. This website gives information on over 110,000 objects, with images for 20,000 of them. Also includes teaching resources and in-depth studies.
- World Wide Arts Resources
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios, online since 1995
- WomenArts Network (The Fund for Women Artists)
Search for women artists by name, keyword, geographic region or other criteria, or find out how you can publicize your own work by creating a free profile page!
- Skyscraper Page
An architects dreamsite! Filled with drawings and descriptions of skyscrapers.
- Big Cartoon Database
Searchable Database "Providing an In-Depth, Detailed Look at your Favorite Cartoon Classics".
- Western Mass. museums
Our own subject guide to local museums.
- Free Museum Passes from Forbes Library
You can borrow passes to these museums from the library.
A list of art museums in the United States.
- World Wide Art Resources
A list of museums by country.