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MUSEUMS


  • Africa House is a multipurpose, multidimensional site for art, culture and education focusing on Africa and the African diasporalocated in the historic Village of Endicott in upstate New York. It is a lavish, soul-soothing and vibrant space that has two galleries, Akˇgo and Sahara.
  • The Allen Memorial Art Museum site includes information about the museum located at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.

  • The Alvar Aalto Museum, a special museum of architecture, was founded in 1966. It is housed in a building designed by Alvar Aalto. The Museum, which functions as an Aalto information centre, takes care of the collections, organises exhibitions in Finland and abroad, and produces publications connected with Alvar Aalto. There is a wide-ranging permanent exhibition of Aalto's work on show in the Museum.

  • The Amon Carter Museum was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter, Sr. (1879-1955), to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art.

  • The Andy Warhol Museum, is essential to the understanding of the most influential American artist of the second half of the 20th century. It is also a primary resource for anyone who wishes to gain insights into contemporary art and popular culture.

  • The Appalachian Cultural Museum is located in Boone, North Carolina and is a part of Appalachian State University. This site serves as a guide to the Museum. Note to users: there are sound files that open automatically on the first page of this site.

  • TheArt Institute of Chicago houses more than 300,000 works of art within its 10 curatorial departments. Among its great treasures are the legendary masterpieces A Sunday Afternoon on La Grand Jatte--1884 by Georges Seurat, American Gothic by Grant Wood, Nighthawks by Edward Hopper, and 33 paintings by Claude Monet.

  • The Art Museum Network is the official site for the world's leading art museums.

  • The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology site includes information about the museum located in Oxford, England. The museum houses eclectic collections of eastern and western art, coins, antiquities, and casts of sculpture from other museums.

  • Austrailian Cultural Heritage Collection On Line is a comprehensive Internet site designed to help Australian museums and galleries make information about their collections available to a world-wide audience.

  • The Brooklyn Museum of Art is the second largest art museum in the State of New York and one of the largest in the country. One of the premier art institutions in the world, its permanent collection includes more than one and a half million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represents almost every culture.

  • Carlos Museum of Emory University The Michael C. Carlos Museum is located on the Emory University campus and serves its community as well the general public. Its permanent collection of over 13,900 objects spans nearly 9,000 years from the prehistoric cultures of the seventh millennium B.C. to the twentieth century.

  • The Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association promotes Charleston, South Carolina as a fine art destination with information regarding numerous art galleries in the city.

  • The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to the study of historical and contemporary design, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum recognizes that individuals, societies, and the natural environment are linked through design.

  • Ever been on a trip, but didn't know where to find all the fine art of the area? Exploring Abroad is an online resource that documents museums and events in the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia.

  • The National Museum of Women in the Arts, is the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists. Bringing recognition to women artists of all periods and nationalities, the NMWA is an educational treasure house.

  • The J. Paul Getty Museum The Museum has two locations: the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, which houses the collections of European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, and decorative arts, and European and American photographs. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu is dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria.

  • With its networks of sites, the Guggenheim represents a new model for the modern museum. The works in its collections will reach unprecedented numbers of people around the globe, while such activities as conservation, research, education, and exhibition development will benefit from centralized planning and economies of scale. In its relatively brief history, the Guggenheim has developed into a forward-looking group of museums whose commitment to the art of our time represents an inestimable benefit to our common future.

  • The Harvard Art Museum site contains information on the Fogg Art Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, as well as the Straus Center for Conservation.

  • The Heard Museum, a private, non-profit museum whose mission is to promote appreciation and respect for native people and their cultural heritage. The Museum was founded in 1929 by Dwight B. and Maie Bartlett Heard as a place to house and share their personal collections of artifacts and art gathered from around the world. The Heard Museum marked its 65th anniversary in 1994.

  • Situated in the centre of St Petersburg the State Hermitage Museum is housed in five magnificent buildings created by celebrated architects of the 18th to 19th century. Put together throughout two centuries and a half, the Hermitage collections of works of art (over 3,000,000 items) present the development of the world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century.

  • The Indianapolis Museam of Art has a collection of over 50,000 works of art from a variety of cultures and periods of history.

  • Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois functions as a center of aesthetic enjoyment and intellectual inquiry for the University of Illinois community and the residents of Central Illinois

  • The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft hosts 12 exhibitions a year. Each year more than 85,000 visitors come to the foundation. Over 2,000 students and teachers come on field trips and more than 50,000 students and teachers access our Traveling Suitcase program which offers hands-on learning using real art objects in the K-12 classroom.

  • The MIT Museum - is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting materials that serve as a resource for the study and interpretation of the intellectual, educational, and social history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its role in the development of modern science and technology. The Museum stands alone among university museums in its focus on the impact on society of the research, the teaching and the scientific innovations of its parent institution.

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is one of the largest and finest art museums in the world. Its collections include more than two million works of art . This site is designed to give visitors an overview of the collections on display in the Museum's galleries. Also available are a Floor Plan, which includes information on services for visitors, and the Calendar, which offers a detailed current listing of special exhibitions, concerts, lectures, films, and other Museum activities.

  • One of the nation's largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance.

  • The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) site includes information about the collections, exhibitions, performances, programs and events. It includes an interesting interactive site with games and quizzes.

  • Created by an act of Congress, the National Building Museum is America's premier cultural institution dedicated to exploring and celebrating architecture, design, engineering, construction, and urban planning.

  • The National Gallery, London houses the nation collection of Western European painting.

  • The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. houses one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.

  • The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.

  • Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA) - Fusing education, art and tradition, SLUMA provides a variety of intimate galleries and a setting befitting the University's extensive art collection.

  • Founded in 1977, the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York is the premier contemporary art museum in New York City and among the most important internationally.

  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art, originally the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art, was chartered in 1876 and housed in Memorial Hall, the art gallery built in Fairmount Park for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. Through its extensive collections, special exhibitions, and accompanying programs the Philadelphia Museum of Art fulfills its function as a public resource of regional, national and international scope.

  • With its 25,000 visitors a day, the Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou is one of the most popular cultural sites in the world. Its glass and steel architecture, with its multicolored pipes, its walkways, and its famous escalator suspended along the outer wall, provides a striking contrast to its historic surroundings in the heart of Paris.

  • The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art is the fine arts museum of The University of Texas at Austin. As a teaching museum, the Blanton is a catalyst for innovative research and professional training in the visual arts. As Austin's only encyclopedic art museum, the Blanton is a vital cultural cornerstone, strengthening the high quality of life for which the city is known.

  • The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Recognized as the official State Art Museum of Florida, the Museum of Art offers 21 galleries of European paintingsŹas well asŹCypriot antiquities, Asian Art, American paintings, and contemporary art.

  • The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, houses a permanent collection that began in the 1890's, the first decade of the University's founding. The collection spans five centuries of both Western and Eastern civilizations. The Smart Museum features special exhibitions and educational programming year-round.

  • The Tate Gallery in London houses the national collection of British art from the sixteenth century to the present day, including the Turner Bequest, and the national collection of international modern art.

  • The Textile Museum is dedicated to furthering the understanding of mankind's creative achievements in the textile arts. As a museum, it is committed to its role as a center of excellence in the scholarly research, conservation, interpretation and exhibition of textiles, with particular concern for the artistic, technical and cultural significance of its collections.

  • The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a multidisciplinary approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art.

  • The Weaving Art Museum and Research Institute (WAMRI) plans to create new appreciation for masterpiece weavings produced in the eastern Mediterranean region and specifically, those created by peoples whose social and economic lifestyles were far removed from the political and military centers of power which became ever more present in this region from the 15th century onwards.

  • Whitney Museum of American Art includes information about exhibitions, the library, the collection and more.

  • The Yale Center for British Art houses the most comprehensive collection of English paintings, prints, drawings,rare books, and sculptureoutside Great Britain. Given to Yale University by Paul Mellon, Class of 1929, the Center's resources illustrate British life and culture from the 16th century to the present.


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