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Cabinet of Curiosities: Domenico Remps, second half of the 17th century.
ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Login required.
MIT Open Courseware
MIT Open Courseware offers an extensive series of online courses from their Architecture department. Courses generally include lecture videos, assignments, exams, and more.
Art History @ Saylor
A series of courses on art history developed by professors for Saylor.org.
Ebooks in the Library
The library has an extensive collection of ebooks on a variety of topics. To find what is available, enter your subject in the library catalog and select as a phrase in the drop down menu. If a book is in ebook format, it will say view ebook in the record.
Almost all of the library's ebooks are multiuser. This means that your whole class could access the book simultaneously and for free!
Search for "Art" or "Art history" to find over 1000 resources. Refine by type, level, subject area, and more.
Kahn Academy -- Art History
Kahn Academy offers a variety of short videos on art history topics. (Scroll down to the Browse Our Library heading to find the links.)
"process.arts.ac.uk is an open online resource sharing day-to-day practice and research of art, design and media. The site encourages users to openly share and use creative commons licensed content and support others in doing the same."
"Smarthistory at Khan Academy is the leading open educational resource for art history. We make high-quality introductory art history content freely available to anyone, anywhere. Smarthistory is a platform for the discipline where art historians contribute in their areas of expertise and learners come from across the globe. We offer nearly 500 videos and these are being translated into dozens of languages."
The Guggenheim Museum
The Guggenheim offers art catalogs, essays on art history and more all freely available online.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents a Timeline of Art History
"This site gives a history of art, worldwide. It contains biographical and societal information on the artists when available. It has examples of the art pieces (since the website is sponsored by a museum, it has many of the pieces itself), with time and place of origin, the owners name, and the fabric/material it is made of. It separates topics by country/empires."