ARTS 264 - History of Photography - Course Guide: Museums & Collections

Why Use...

Many museums & collections provide online information about their works of art, including descriptions & background information.

Finding Museums & Collections

If you are able to identify the museum or collection that holds the work you are researching, then try a Google search to find teh website for the museum or collection - then you may need to browse or search within the museum's website to look for relevant content.

Also, keep in mind that you may find it helpful to view other works by the artist of the work you are researching - there may be useful information that might apply to the piece you are researching.

Google Web Search

Museum Collection Databases

Museum Image Collections

Selected list of major museums with online image collections: