Lots of resources
CCLearn, a division of Creative Commons dedicated to realizing the potential of the internet to support open learning and open educational resources.
Creative Commons. Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. They provide free licenses and other legal tools to mark creative work with the freedom the creator wants it to carry, so others can share, remix, use commercially, or any combination thereof.
Wikimedia Commons, a database of millions of freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
Art in Time
REF 016.7 H299a
Index to Two-Dimensional Art Works
REF 701.6 K845
REF 730.16 C536s
Index to Reproductions of American Paintings: A Guide to Pictures
Occuring in More Than Eight Hundred Books
REF 759.1 M757
Index to Reproductions of European Paintings; A Guide to Pictures in
More Than Three Hundred Books
REF 759.016 M757i
VSC Art & Architecture Image Database. Over 15,000 high-resolution images, from neolithic to twentieth century. Requires login from all locations.
National Gallery Collection (high definition images from the National Gallery, London)
National Portrait Gallery Image Collection. Over 85,000 images from the National Portrait Gallery, London
Art Images for College Teaching contains images spanning the entire history of art and is intended to disseminate images of art and architectural works in the public domain to the educational community. The images displayed on this site have been photographed on location by the author.
Art Project, powered by Google
Google has partnered with 17 of the world's top museums. Site visitors navigate the site by selecting a museumand then virtually explore the museum by walking through the galleries and selecting particular artworks to view more closely.
Created by Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) and the Walker Art Center, ArtsConnectEd provides a variety of free resources related to the visual arts, including over 100,000 resources: works of art, audio, video, texts, and an assortment of interactive tools. Includes a tool, Searchable by medium, culture, or artist's name. Users can zoom in or launch the work in full-screen mode.
Shared Shelf Commons, a free, open-access online database of digital images from libraries, archives, and museums around the world, sponsored and hosted by ARTStor.
Art videos from Explo.TV, from the Exploratorium, the Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception, in San Francisco
Arts area of MERLOT, (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Teaching Online)
Vimeo Video sharing site.
Google Video Search, watch and buy video from TV, movies, individuals, and more.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection
Including over 440,000 images online, including more than 375,000 in the public domain.
Including the Tate in London, the national collection of art in Britain and the Tate Modern