Library Study Guides: Art & Music

Books

 

Non-Fiction Section 700-799

 

   Articles – passwords are needed for off campus access.  Available in the library and on Blackboard.

 

Student Resources in Context
World Book Advanced

 

   Websites that you can trust

 

National Endowment for the Humanities – the portal to many Art and Music projects

+Art

American Masters – videos of American musicians, artists, and more from PBS
Art Institute of Chicago
Denver Art Museum
Getty Research Institute Digital Collections – images, photos, manuscripts from 15th century to present
Google Art Project – One of the coolest art websites.  Take virtual tours of some of the world’s most famous museums and gain in-depth perspectives of high resolution artwork.
The Louvre – Explore one of the most famous museums in the world with virtual tours and descriptions from the museum’s collection.
Metropolitan Museum of Art – over 400,000 images and more
Mills College Art Museum – over 10,000 items in the digital collection including Native American works
MoMA – Discover the Museum of Modern Art through its online collection and community
National Gallery of Art – for Kids
National Gallery of Art – for Teens
Photogrammar Project – 170,000 photographs of the American Depression
Picturing America – a look at some great American Art

+Music

American Masters – videos of American musicians, artists, and more from PBS
Berklee Shares – Free downloadable music lessons from the Berklee College of Music.
Choral Wiki – Largest searchable database of free online sheet music.
GrooveShark – Type in a favorite artist or song and explore similar music to expand your music horizons.
jwpepper – sheet music

National Jukebox – Historical recordings from Library of Congress