Visual Arts

Art Educators of Minnesota
The Art Educators of Minnesota promotes interests and concerns of art educators.

Art History Network
Links to artists, civilizations, virtual tours and resources.

Art History Resources
Resources for the study of art history compiled by Dr. Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe.

Art History Resources (WWAR)
The World Wide Arts Resources Corporation provides access to artists, art movements, history and art news.

Art on the Net
Artists share their work on the Internet.

Google Cultural Institute
"Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Choose from art project, historic moments or world wonders. world‎

Art Studio Chalkboard
The Art Studio Chalkboard provides information for artists and students on drawing and painting.

"The Fine Art Search Engine" ARTCYCLOPEDIA has compiled a comprehensive index of artists represented at museum sites, image archives and other online resources.

"You will find definitions of more than 3,100 terms used in visual culture, along with thousands of images, pronunciation notes, great quotations and cross-references."

ArtsNet Minnesota
ArtsNet Minnesota is designed to connect students with art. Included in this site are "artists' biographies; style characteristics; discussion questions; vocabulary; student activities; and, in come cases, teacher lessons and local student artwork."

The J. Paul Getty Museum Resources for the Classroom
"This site includes lesson plans, curriculum ideas, image galleries, a publication catalog, highlighted topics and much more."

Learn Art
This web site provides information on the elements and principles of art, art concepts, media and styles of art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY) Timeline of Art History allows you to search by subject; artist; world regions by time period; as well as other ways.

Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in the Arts (2008)
The Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards in the Arts (2008) is available as a pdf from Minnesota Department of education.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Explore Online
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts allows you to explore collections and take interactive tours of the resources in the museum.

National Art Education Association (NAEA)
The National Art Education Association promotes art education. Click under Learning to find lesson plans

National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS)
The proposed preK-12 media arts standards proposed by the National Art Education Association.  Updates to the standards can be found at the

National Gallery of Art
Search for art by nationality or artist or see video and audio resources as well as resources for families, teachers, and children.

PCAE: Perpich Center for Arts Education
The Perpich Center for Arts Education brings the arts to Minnesota students K-12.

Stationary Art Projects for Kids (Allison De Meulder, Invitation Consultants)
A variety of art resources including painting and drawing and art projects.

For more information, contact:
Tom Ambrosi, Reference Librarian
Phone: 218-726-7861
Fax: 218-726-7481
416 Library Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

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