Use this guide to access library resources, including databases, books, academic journals, and textbooks, Open Educational Resources, and freely available online resources related to the subject of Art.
A website with images, videos, and information about art from Prehistoric sculptures to 20th century Architecture. Smarthistory’s free, award-winning digital content unlocks the expertise of hundreds of leading scholars, making the history of art accessible and engaging to more people, in more places, than any other publisher.
This handout discusses a few common assignments found in art history courses. To help you better understand those assignments, this handout highlights key strategies for approaching and analyzing visual materials.
American Encounters provides a narrative of the history of American art that focuses on historical encounters among diverse cultures, upon broad structural transformations such as the rise of the middle classes and the emergence of consumer and mass culture, and on the fluid conversations between "high" art and vernacular expressions.
This SUNY developed Art History course picks up where Art History I left off, covering 15 different modules in the history of art, from the proto-Renaissance period in the 1300s through the present day Age of Post-Colonialism.
This Introduction to the History of Modern Art provides weekly assignments and readings as well as links to other content from Smart History as well as content from the websites of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
This is a Renaissance to Modern Art art history survey course designed with open educational resources and other resources that are free on the Internet or free to Phoenix College students with Phoenix College library credentials (note that these will not be available for HCC students). See the Licenses and Acknowledgements page in the course for more information. Available on Canvas Commons.
Art History Teaching Resources (AHTR)
is a peer-populated platform for art history teachers. AHTR is home to a constantly evolving and collectively authored online repository of art history teaching content including, but not limited to, lesson plans, video introductions to museums, book reviews, image clusters, and classroom and museum activities.
NCAW is an open access publication and adheres to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. This means that users may “read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts” of its articles.
Journal of the International Association of Research Institutes in the History of Art is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal for the history of art and visual culture, featuring outstanding research articles that offer significant contributions to current scholarship.