This guide was developed to help you get started researching art topics using Bentley Library resources and services.
Last Updated: May 1, 2014
This guide is designed to be a starting point for members of the Bentley University community who have an interest in using the Library's resources for Art Research. Please help us build a better research guide by providing us with your feedback and insights on how we can make it better. Feel free to contact the publisher of this guide with your thoughts.
If you have any questions about this guide or need further assistance researching your topic please contact the Reference Desk in one of the following ways:
- Google Art Project
Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.
- Art History Resources on the Web
Gateway to resources on art history from ancient times to the present day.
Portal to networked resources on Art and Architecture. Content is diverse and includes links to resources on the Web as well as original materials submitted by librarians, artists, and art historians.
- National Endowment for the Arts
This independent federal agency makes grants to arts organizations and artists in all fifty states and the six U.S. jurisdictions. Find grant opportunities and applications, programs categorized by genre, relevant publications, and news. Information about
- Getty Bibliography of the History of Art
BHA on the Getty Web site offers both basic and advanced search modules, and can be searched easily by subject, artist, author, article or journal title, and other elements.
- Mother of All Art and Art History Links
An annotated collection of links to art history departments, research resources, image collections and exhibits, schools, museums, and more. From the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan.
- Yale Center for British Art
"The Yale Center for British Art is a public art museum and research institute for the study of British art and culture. Presented to Yale University by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the Center houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom." -- Yale Center for British Art website.
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