Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
About the Bentley Library Art Research Guide
This guide is designed to be a starting point for members of the Bentley University community who have an interest in art.
If you have any questions about this guide or need further assistance researching your topic please contact the Reference Desk:
Feedback welcome. Help us build a better research guide by providing us with your thoughts at the email firstname.lastname@example.org
General Web Links
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.
Discover Islamic Art
Discover Islamic Art is a virtual museum portal facilitated by the nonprofit organization Museum With No Frontiers that invites visitors to explore the art and material culture of Islamic societies throughout the Mediterranean region.
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.
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.
Italian Renaissance Learning Resources
Italian Renaissance Learning Resources is a free web resource for students and teachers that was created through a collaboration between the U.S. National Gallery of Art and Oxford University Press's Grove Art Online. Italian Renaissance Learning Resources is organized into eight units that each explore a different theme in Italian Renaissance art.
Mother of All Art and Art History Links
Homepage for the STAMPS School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan.
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
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.