Art Research Guide

This library guide provides students with starting points for doing art-related research and provides some specific guidance for completing the Art 100 era/movement project.

Art Web sites

Art Websites

Note: For your art research, be particularly careful about Websites! You will find far more accurate and reliable information on museum (e.g. Smithsonian) and educational (e.g. Yale University) sites! Sites like,, and Wikipedia are NOT appropriate.

The following Web sites provide collections of links to hundreds of individual Web sites relating to art and art history. Many of the resources collected on these sites have been reviewed by academics, librarians, or others knowledgeable in the field of art, so these are the best place to start!

Online Collections

Art Museum Collections

Many art museums allow you to search their collections online. Click on any of the links below to search the museum's collection.

Tacoma/Seattle art resources

Art Resources



Western Washington

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