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Amon Carter Museum
The Amon Carter Museum, located in Ft. Worth, Texas, is devoted to American art. The museums website offers several digital collections and glimpses of each of its permanent collections including illustrated books, photographs, paintings, and sculpture.
ARTspace/Shreveport Regional Arts Council
The Shreveport Regional Arts Council was founded in 1976, as the "arts arm" for the City of Shreveport with the purpose of developing, nurturing, producing, presenting, promoting, and educating the public about all disciplines of art, while ensuring access to the arts for people who would not ordinarily receive programs and services.
Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
The collections of the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens consist of the personal effects and furnishings of Miss Emy-Lou Biedenharn and her parents; memorabilia commemorating the Biedenharn family's legacy as entrepreneurs in the region, and Coca-Cola artifacts and memorabilia relating to the Biedenharn's 100 years of bottling Coca-Cola. The museum also houses a large collection of biblical materials and artifacts relating to the influence of the Bible in American and European culture. The magnificent formal estate garden has several thousand flowering plants, which provide color in all seasons.
Dallas Museum of Art
Only a three-hour drive from Shreveport, the Dallas Museum of Art hosts numerous exhibitions throughout the year ranging from decorative arts and Asian art to American and Ancient Mediterranean art. The museum also presents family activities and special events that can be viewed on the website calendar.
East Bank Art Gallery and Theatre
Located in Bossier City, the East Bank Art Gallery and Theatre host monthly art exhibitions of regional artists and five annual shows in the theatre.
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
The Karpeles Library is the worlds largest private holding of original manuscripts and documents including archives of literature, science, religion, history, and art.
Louisiana Military Museum
The Louisiana Military Museum in Ruston chronicles American conflicts from the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm. Displays include weapons, uniforms, and flags.
Louisiana State Exhibit Building
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum opened in 1939 in the days of the New Deal public works program. The museum is a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program. It highlights 18 world-renowned dioramas created from beeswax by the museum's second director, the late Dr. Henry Brainerd Wright. Rotating exhibits, frescoes, or large murals of Louisiana scenes and the Indian Gallery are other points of interest.
Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge
New Orleans' most prominent heritage attraction including thousands of artifacts and works of art reflecting Louisiana's legacy of historic events and cultural diversity.
Masur Museum of Art
Located in Monroe, the Masur is the largest visual arts museum in northeast Louisiana. In addition to offering many diverse exhibitions, the Masurs website features links to area artists.
Meadows Museum of Art
The Meadows, located on the Centenary College campus in Shreveport, houses the College Collection, which includes the Indochina Collection of Jean Desujois, and maintains a temporary exhibition schedule.
New Orleans Museum of Art
NOMAs Louisiana art collection includes a survey of art in our state from the 19th and 20th centuries including contemporary artists as well. Other collections include European, Decorative, African, and Oceanic art. NOMA also offers a weekly E-newsletter that includes information about upcoming events.
Northeast LA Delta African-American Heritage Museum (Monroe)
Its mission is the preservation and promotion of African American contributions and culture through public education, artistic and cultural events.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, University of New Orleans
The O promotes an understanding and appreciation of the American South through permanent and changing exhibitions and through educational programs, publications, and a research center.
Southern University Museum of Art (Shreveport)
The museum is comprised of an exquisite collection of over 200 pieces of African and African-American art. Imported from the major art producing locales of Africa, the permanent collection brings artistic and detailed vision to the beauty of the different artifacts.
Tyler Museum of Art
The Tyler Museum of Art boasts a permanent collection of some of the best-known Texas artists and a print collection containing works by many leading American artists.
American Museum of Photography
Works from 1939 to WW I. Early photographs of importance. Shotaro Shimomur photos, 1935-35. Collection of daguerreotypes. Architectural photographs from 1845-1915. Small card photographs from the 1860s and '70s. Limited research center. Links to photo-history resources.
A place where one can visit more that 1,700 U.S. museums of all types; botanical gardens, zoos, planetariums, aquariums and other fine cultural institutions.
Booth Western Museum (Georgia)
This 80,000 square foot Museum opened in August 2003 with main galleries featuring contemporary Western American art. Other galleries feature Civil War art, Presidential portraits and letters, Western movie posters, and Western illustration. Sagebrush Ranch is an interactive gallery where children of all ages can learn about art and Western America. The Museum's Special Exhibit Gallery hosts three to five temporary exhibits per year.
British Museum of Art
View online research catalogs or journals and search the collection database.
Getty Research Institute
Browse the Guggenheims collection by artist, artwork type, or movement.
High Museum of Art
Located in Atlanta, collaborations with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Musee du Louvre have brought, and will continue to bring, series of special exhibitions and educational programs to the High Museum of Art. The Highs permanent collection is "a journey through time and across continents."
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Virtual introduction to the largest art museum in the US. Links to collections, membership, news, online shopping, special exhibitions, educational resources, search engine, and other areas. "My Met Gallery" feature allows the design of a personal gallery by building a set of links to favorite entries.
Musee de Louvre
Search the Musee du Louvres databases by theme or take a virtual tour of each gallery.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
Provides views of recent exhibitions. Contains numerous links. A section profiles modern artists, frequently with full-text essays from recent exhibitions.
MuseumsUSA is the first attempt to capture the information collected by state museum associations about museums.
National Gallery of Art - The Collection
Research library. Comprehensive database of the gallery's collection. Works described most fully include a full screen image (details viewing available), information about the artist and critical writing about the work of art, a bibliography of scholarly literature citations, exhibition history, and provenance. Simple and expanded searches available. Includes study guides and links.
National Museum of American Illustration
Limited to American illustrators who worked from the end of the 19th century through the middle of the 20th (Gilded Age). Pictures by Wyeth, Gibson, Rockwell, & others displayed with access links for viewing individual illustrations.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Includes links to illustrations of artworks plus essays about selected artists. Allows access to resources in the museum's library and research center including special collections, reference materials, and bibliographies.
National Portrait Gallery for the United Kingdom
Frederic Remington Museum
The Frederic Remington Art Museum is located in Ogdensburg, New York.
C.M. Russell Museum
The Charles Marion Russell Museum is located in Great Falls, Montana.
Explore the worlds largest museum and research institution composed of 19 museums and 9 research centers.
National collection of British art since 1500 & international modern art. Approx. 8,000 works are illustrated. Online catalog to explore the works of single artists or to investigate the breadth of Tate's holding. Internal links.
Rich collection of historically & aesthetically valuable objects. Diagrams, maps, and assorded size illustrations including enlarged details, all with efficient labels, accompany paragraphs with ample references to major historical figures and related events.
Showcases works and biography of this realistic artist on display permanently in the R.W. Norton Art Gallery.
Leo E. Osborne
Showcases works and biography of this sculptor, painter, poet, and conservationist.
Showcases works and biography of this realistic artist on display permanently in the R.W. Norton Art Gallery.
American Institute of Conservators
Offers guidelines for selecting a conservator.
American Society of Appraisers
National nonprofit organization created to establish uniform criteria for professional appraisers. Recognized by the U.S. Congress as the source for the development and promulgation of appraisal standards and qualifications since 1989. Only major appraisalorganization representing all of the disciplines of appraisal specialists... Includes a search for an appraiser online.
Appraisers Association of America, Inc.
Oldest non-profit professional association of personal property appraisers. Recognized authority for setting appraisal standards, legal issues, and regulation of the appraisal profession. Includes a search for an appraiser online.
Appraisers National Association
Seeks to: Assure the public that ANA members are among the most highly informed and qualified appraisers of personal property; establish requirements for and provide educational programs to its members; develop public awareness of the profession of personal property appraising and the service it provides to the public.
Brings together conservators, appraisers, and other art-related professionals with clients owning objects needing expert attention and appraisals.
Antiques Road Show
Site for the "Antiques Road Show" Television series. Antique terms defined. Tips for caring for and self-appraising antiques.
Archives of American Art
13 million documents about American Arts from 1800's to 1950's. Gallery records of the Carnegie Institute Museum & and oral history program. Inventory of American paintings and Sculpture tied into this organization. Microfilm available through interlibrary loan. Inquiries go to Smithsonian Institution Research Information System.
Art History Resources on the Web
Links to sites under many categories from Prehistoric Art through 21st-Century Art. Each category is divided into subcatagories.
This site offers important retrieval tools for art history literature, internet resources, and image databases.
ArtLex - Art Dictionary
More than 2,600 terms covering all aspects of art. Basic definitions of art terms, illustrations, quotations, pronunciation notes, & links to other resources.
Site to buy, sell and research fine art online. Gallery Network includes over 1,000 galleries in 250 international cities. Provides a survey of the market and its pricing trends.
Gathering point for networked resources on Art and Architecture. Diverse content includes links to net resources as well as original materials submitted by librarians, artists, and art historians.
Full access restricted to paying subscribers. Scope includes painters, sculptors, & illustrators from early Native Americans to modern. Free access includes profiles of 27,000 American artists. Subscriber services includes full access to image gallery, auction records, graphical analyses, artist alerts, & keyword searching. Extensive art glossary.
Includes annotated links to other ceramic Web sites, health & safety information, educational materials, and international journals. Searchable databases. Houses three databases: GlazeBase (a database of tested glaze recipes created as part of a project & copyrighted by the National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts), ClayArt Glazes (the foundation for BlazeBase, contains untested glazes from the ClayArt discussion list), Ceramic Materials (searchable database of material analyses--molecular & chemical analyses, weight, uses, hazards, and cost).
Primarily focused on modern Latin American art. Includes colonial Latin American art, international art, & landscapes of Latin America. Artists & Works section allows for an interactive study of the works in close detail and provides biographical information, related works, info on movements and brief bibliographies. Study section includes a section for younger students.
Comprehensive directory of Internet resources relevant to planning, architecture, and the built environment. More than 7,000 links. Interactive message areas.
Dictionary of Art Historians
A biographical dictionary of historic scholars, museum professionals and academic historians of art.
The Getty Research Institute
This site offers many research library resources and services including digital collections, vocabulary standards, and links to other Getty databases, including such topics as conservation and a bibliography of art history.
Grove Dictionary of Art Online
Online version of the 34 volumes of "The Dictionary of Art". 41,000 articles accessible with searching capability & hyperlinks. Illustrations included with links to museum Web sites and other fundamental internet resources for the arts.
Index of subjects has short descriptions to help users with tibetan or Sanskrit terms. Includes paintings, sculpture, block prints, initiation cards, and murals from museum, university,and private collections. Has links to styles, regions and types, religious traditions, museum collections, and other collections.
International Archive of Women in Architecture
Focus has been primarily on gathering information on those who practiced prior to the 1950s. Acts as a clearinghouse of information about all women architects, past & present. Included are annual reports, a biographical directory of women in architecture, a guide to the collections, an online inventory, a newsletter, and related Web sites. Lacks some of the graphic and photographic elements other architectural sites display.
Library of Congress Reference Desk
The Library of Congress offers information on each of its research centers and collections and provides links to its online catalogs, databases and digital collections, webcasts, virtual programs and services, and Ask the Librarian.
New York Public Library
One of the great knowledge institutions in the world, the New York Public Library offers digital collections of audios, videos, webcasts, images, and text. It also offers research guides and email and phone reference services.
Photo Study Collection Database
Getty Research Institute Web site. Research Library Online Catalog (IRIS). Special Collections Finding Aids include descriptions of the archives, photographs, and prints. Descriptions of the collections in the library. Two million black-and-white images, some rare & unique. Vocabulary database.
Sculptor.org: A Comprehensive Resource for Sculptors
Educational & marketing information. Business resources for sculptors, events, and advanced technology for sculptors. Place for sculptors to promote their work, offering short autobiographies and links to their Web sites. "Web portraits" of deceased sculptors such as Alexander Calder, Michelangelo, and Randolph Rogers.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
National Museum of American Art. Searchable by a variety of criteria and results can include thumbnails which are expandable into small review images with identification or larger, higher-resolution images. Provides Web and telnet access to the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System and museums. Reference Desk feature offers both frequently asked questions and the ability to ask specific questions.
Smithsonian Institute: Encyclopedia Smithsonian
Offers links to explore art and archives by topic and collection, including photography, American art, African art, and online art activities for children.
STAMPS: School of Art & Design
Affiliated with the University of Michigan. More than 400 links to art history departments, research resources, resources for visual collections, image collections, online exhibitions, fine art schools, art museums, and textual and linguistic resources. Includes links to scholarly sites such as the Amiens Cathedral project/Columbia University, the Rossetti Archive project/Univ. of Virginia, and art history materials /Sweet Briar College.
Union List of Artist Names Browser
Union list of artist names browser.
Unique pieces of art from various artists. Includes links, articles, & photos.
World-Wide Art Resources
Over 89,000 works of contemporary art. over 200,000 works by over 22,000 masters. Art history section. Art biographies.
Dallas Museum of Art Library
The Dallas Museum of Art Research Library offers online research resources, guidance for researching the museums collections, and advice for getting started on writing a research paper.
Louisiana Digital Library
Louisianas Digital Library is an online catalog containing photographs, maps, manuscripts, and oral histories.
Louisiana Library Network (LOUIS)
LOUIS combines the resources of Louisianas public and private academic libraries providing a union catalog and digital library.
Louisiana Tech Special Collections
Louisiana Tech Special Collections consist of materials documenting the history of the University, Ruston, Lincoln Parish and North Louisiana.
Visual Arts Data Service (VADS)
The Visual Arts Data Service, based in Farnham, UK, currently provides a national data service to support and enhance learning, teaching and research in the visual and creative arts sector. It provides an online hosting service for a wide range of collections, which are provided freely for educational use.
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, architectural drawings, and other significant cultural materials. The objectives of the World Digital Library are to promote international and inter-cultural understanding and awareness, provide resources to educators, expand non-English and non-Western content on the Internet, and to contribute to scholarly research.
COPAC: Online catalogue
The Copac library catalogue gives free access to the merged online catalogues of some university, special, and national libraries in the UK and Ireland.
Frick Art Reference Library
The Frick Library offers links to numerous national and international library catalogues, archives, and image databases.
The Morgan Library & Museum: Online Catalog - CORSAIR
The Morgan Library & Museum provides a variety of services for individuals interested in researching its holdings.
American Memory (Library of Congress)
American Memory documents the American experience through sound recordings, images, prints, maps, and sheet music.
Archive of Popular American Music
The UCLA Music Librarys Archive of Popular American Music is a research collection covering the history of popular music in the United States from 1790 to the present.
The Avalon Project (Yale Law School)
Includes document collections relevant to law, history and diplomacy.
Baylor University Institute for Oral History
Central University Libraries Digital Collections
Contains historic government publications from World War II such as pamphlets, reports, speeches, and propaganda materials distributed by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO).
Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) includes twelve thematic collections of primary sources for the study of southern history, literature, and culture.
Euro Docs: Online Sources for European History
Provides links to European historical documents that shed light on political, economic, social and cultural history.
The Greenwich Library Oral History Project
Hearth Library (Cornell University)
HEARTH is an online collection of books and journals in Home Economics and related disciplines published between 1850 and 1950.
Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
JARDA contains thousands of Japanese American internment primary source materials including personal diaries, letters, photographs, and drawings; US War Relocation Authority documents and photographs; and personal histories documenting the lives of the people who lived in the camps.
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Browse photographs, newspapers, oral histories, and maps documenting the history and heritage of Kentucky.
Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project
Presents historical materials from Abraham Lincolns Illinois years (1830-1861), including Lincolns writings and speeches, as well as other materials illuminating antebellum Illinois.
Making of America (Cornell University)
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
Making of America (University of Michigan)
A digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction.
The National WWII Museum
New Deal Network (Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute)
Photos and documents about notable events and dates in the history of the United States during the Roosevelt Administration.
Ohio State Historical Society
This digital collection illuminates specific moments in the history of Ohios African-Americans and provides an overview of their experiences during the time period 1850 to 1920.
Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcript Project
Presents documents, historical maps, literary works, and information on notable people related to the Salem Witch Trials.
The Veterans History Project (Library of Congress)
The Vietnam Center and Archive (Texas Tech University)
Western History (The Denver Public Library)
The Digital Image Collection consists of prints and negatives that document the history of Colorado and the American West.
The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History
Wisconsin Electronic Reader
Stories, essays, letters, and illustrations from Wisconsin history.
American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
AAM represents every type of museum and helps to develop standards and best practices for the entire museum community.
American Library Association (ALA)
ALA supports library service and librarianship by promoting the improvement of library and information services.
Art Libraries Society of North America (ArLiS/NA)
ARLIS fosters excellence in art and design librarianship and image management.
Association of Art Historians (AAH)
AAH supports and promotes the study of art history through education and art-related publishing.
Assocation of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
ACRL is a professional association of academic librarians dedicated to enhancing the ability of library and information professionals who serve the needs of the higher education community.
College Art Association (CAA)
Founded in 1911, the College Art Association (CAA) includes among its members those who by vocation or avocation are concerned about and/or committed to the practice of art, teaching, and research of and about the visual arts and humanities. Over 14,000 artists, art historians, scholars, curators, collectors, educators, art publishers, and other visual-arts professionals are individual members. Another 2,000 university art and art-history departments, museums, libraries, and professional and commercial organizations hold institutional memberships.
Special Library Association (SLA)
SLA provides learning initiatives, networking and advocacy for the profession of special librarians.
Ancient Mounds Trail
In 1997, the Ancient Mounds Heritage Area and Trail was established to make an inventory of earthworks in northeast Louisiana. A self-guided Mounds Trail has been established linking 360 earthworks in 15 parishes in northeast Louisiana.
Ettractions.com offers comprehensive on-line trip planning information.
Fort Jessup State Historic Site
Fort Jesup, a state historic site, was built in 1822, 22 miles west of Natchitoches, to protect the United States border with Spain and to return order to the Neutral Strip.
Over 700 acres of wild and cultivated beauty, Hodges Gardens State Park, located in Sabine Parish, is a unique member of the State Parks system. Originally designed and opened to the public in 1956 by oil and gas businessman A.J. Hodges Sr., the site's gardens consist of a variety of plants and flowers, from a formal rose garden to bushes that colorful Southern standard, the azalea.
The official online travel source for the state of Louisiana.
Built in 1796 by a former slave, Melrose Plantation served as both a farm and a haven for artists. Clementine Hunter is Louisiana's most famous folk artist and her works are on display at Melrose. It was later donated to the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches.
Multicultural Center of the South
The Multicultural Center of the South is an educational, information and tourist center dedicated to the enhancement, understanding, and appreciation of the history and diverse cultures of Northwest and other parts of Louisiana. Monthly programs and events include: cultural celebrations, art classes and workshops for school children & adults, monthly teen council meetings, local & state artist exhibits and more.
Online Highways is your source for specific information, useful in planning a trip in North America.
Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau is the official source of visitor information for Shreveport and Bossier City in northwest Louisiana.
TripAdvisor, Inc. provides a comprehensive travel search engine and directory that helps consumers research their travel plans via the web.