Art and Art History: Additional Resources
Art and art history research at Virginia Tech considers works of art and artists in historical, cultural, social, and political contexts. The Art + Architecture Library, located at 100 Cowgill Hall, houses the main collection for materials on art and art
The Gnomon Workshop offers professional training for artists. "Courses" are taught by the most highly-regarded traditional and digital artists and technicians currently working in the entertainment and design industries like Pixar, ILM, Blizzard, and many more.
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- Google Arts & CultureStep inside must-see museums around the world.
- Library of Congress Digitized CollectionsThe Library of Congress's digitized American historical materials are organized into more than 100 thematic collections. Original formats include manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet music. Collections may be browsed individually, searched individually (including full-text searching for many written items), or searched across multiple collections. 1400s-present.
- LIBRARYSTACKCombining database, archive, publisher and distributor, Library Stack connects digital materials from art, design, theory and architecture to global library cataloging systems.
- Mutual ArtDiscover and follow over 300,000 artists and find exhibitions.
- Smithsonian Institution Digital LibraryThe Smithsonian Library's Digital Library contains digital publications, collections and objects including online exhibitions, webcasts, digital editions, bibliographies and fact sheets, and finding aids/inventories for collections such as our trade literature collection and artist files.
More Image Resources
- Art Institute of ChicagoThe archives contain a wide range of media, including photographs, architectural drawings, correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, business papers, audio recordings, film, video, and ephemera.
- Creative CommonsCC Search is a tool that allows openly licensed and public domain works to be discovered and used by everyone. Check to see the specific permissions on each image.
- Getty Open ContentThe Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required.