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Smarthistory.khanacademy.org is a free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook. Part of the Khan Academy, Smarthistory uses multimedia to deliver unscripted conversations between art historians about the history of art.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s timeline is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world.
ArtBabble is a new kind of video site dedicated to art and artists. It offers high definition video that features content ranging from contemporary to classical art.
Explore the tools that artists use—like line, color, and balance—to build works of art.
Art21 is a nonprofit dedicated to engaging audiences with contemporary visual art, to inspiring creative thinking, and to educating a new generation about artists working today.
ArtsConnectEd is an interactive Web site that provides access to works of art and educational resources from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Walker Art Center for K-12 educators, students, and scholars.
The World Heritage List includes 936 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.
The diverse collections of The Minneapolis Institute of Arts include thousands of works of art that were made for worship or religious ritual. The works of art included here were selected because they illustrate the main theological concepts of the world's major religions. The texts attempt to provide concise overviews and are intended to serve as comparative teaching resources.
This site uses objects to tell a history of the world. You'll find 100 objects from the British Museum and hundreds more from museums and people across the UK.
Investigate Renaissance artworks in depth. Discover how past innovations inform life today. And more, all enhanced with quirky visuals, irreverent humor, and engaging interactivity that reveal the ways that Renaissance life and culture resembles our own.
NGA Classroom: The Elements of Art Introduces the basic elements of art (color, line, shape, form, and texture),...individual artists, and their methods of emphasizing the elements of art.