Internet Resources - Art


  • Access Video On Demand
    Enjoy instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
    Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
  • IndieFlix
    Founded by filmmakers, IndieFlix is part champion, part curator. Inspired by independent filmmakers and the work they produce, IndieFlix created a platform for you to discover the best and quirkiest around. Films can be sorted by genre, rating, and length -- try it out and discover something new. Note: the films on IndieFlix are unrated; therefore users must be 18 or older. You'll need to create an account using your email address and library card number, and then create a separate Zinio account in order to access the collection.
    Browse related subjects: Actors, Movies, Performing Arts, Recreation
    With over 1,200 films, is the largest online catalog made up of classical music programs. It features the greatest artists and composers, and associates with great orchestras and concert halls around the world in order to broadcast live and free of charge some of the greatest musical events on the internet and its mobile applications.
    Browse related subjects: Composers, Concerts, Movies, Music, Performing Arts, Symphonies

Recommended Websites

  • Artcyclopedia
    The vast majority of the fine artists in our database specialize in painting and sculpture. We do include other artistic media where possible.
    Browse related subjects: Art, California, Encyclopedias
  • Google Art Project
    A unique collaboration between Google and acclaimed art museums from around the world allows people to discover and view more than a thousand artworks online in extraordinary detail. Select a museum and choose to either view the art or explore the museum buildings.
    Browse related subjects: Art
  • Internet Public Library Fine Arts Collection
    Extensive list of websites on all aspects of the fine arts.
    Browse related subjects: Art
  • Modern and Contemporary Artists and Art
    Major Modern and Contemporary Visual Artists can be searched by the name of the artist or by art movement, style, or medium on this free website.
    Browse related subjects: Art, People
  • NYPL Digital Gallery
    The New York Public Library Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
    Browse related subjects: Art, People
  • Union List of Artist Names Online
    Getty Research Institute database includes "painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, and a host of other creators." Gives nationality, dates, and bibliographic citation to biographical information.
    Browse related subjects: Art
  • Web Gallery of Art
    Virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 12th to mid-19th centuries.
    Browse related subjects: Art

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Cowell Ghost

On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at the Cowell Ranch. Sarah and the ranch housekeeper were riding in the family buggy along the upper kiln road on the Cowell ranch (now the campus of University of California ... [More]

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