Art

Open Yale Courses- Roman Architecture

This course is an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire, with an emphasis on urban planning and individual monuments and their decoration, including mural painting. While architectural developments in Rome, Pompeii, and Central Italy are highlighted, the course also provides a survey of sites and structures in what…

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OpenLearn

Produced by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. We offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Our courses are available to start right away. Link to Resource

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Future Learn – Art History

Explore film, music, journalism, photography or theatre. Join online arts courses from renowned film schools, universities, cultural institutions. Learn from the experts in creative arts and media. Link to Resource

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Saylor Academy Course

This course is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections across historical periods, designed for the student with little experience in the visual arts. It includes brief studies in art history, and in-depth inquiry into the elements, media and methods used in a wide range of creative processes. At the beginning of…

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Art Appreciation

Lumen Learning Course Link to Resource

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Process Arts

This site is a static archive of Process Arts, an open online repository of arts learning resources that was active from 2009 – 2017 Link to Resource

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Project Gutenberg

This bookshelf presents a selection of art books and books about artists, including practical methods and specialties, as well as general works on art and art history, plus visitor guides to art expos, galleries, and museums. Link to Resource

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The Met Collection

When The Met was founded in 1870, it owned not a single work of art. Through the combined efforts of generations of curators, researchers, and collectors, our collection has grown to represent more than 5,000 years of art from across the globe—from the first cities of the ancient world to the works of our time.…

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Memrise- The History Of Modern Ar

Watch and learn real conversational language from native speakers. Get a personalised learning experience that gives you just the right level of challenge to keep you motivated. We use a variety of fun and proven memory techniques that will speed up your learning. Link to Resource

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Guggenheim Collection Online

Featuring over 1,700 artworks by more than 625 artists, the Collection Online presents a searchable database of selected artworks from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection of more than 7,000 artworks. The selection reflects the breadth, diversity, and tenor of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s extensive holdings from the late 19th century through the present day. The…

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Smithsonian Digital Library: Art and Design

At the center of research across the Smithsonian are the specialized branches and librarians of the Smithsonian Libraries. The collections and staff of the Libraries play a key role in helping the Smithsonian’s research and curatorial staff make sense of the museums’ almost innumerable, often unique, objects and their cultural and historical contexts. The Smithsonian…

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EdX

edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 20 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access. Fulfilling the demand for…

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Pixlr

Pixlr is like a free Adobe Photoshop alternative! This is a really amazing tool for detailed creative editing and also for quick simple photo enhancing.  You can upload your photo directly from your computer and when you finish editing, you can save it back onto your computer immediately.  Very great free online tool for creative…

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MoMA : Museum of Modern Art

View and study famous art pieces. MoMA.org is the website of the Museum of Modern Art (located in New York City) and it provides full digital exhibits of their current museum installations.  This is a great way to see a fuller collection of well know artists alongside information about the artist and works. Besides the exhibits,…

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Ted-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Learn from a video lesson with exercises and further resources and discussion as well. Ted-Ed provides video based lessons that people have developed into fuller lessons using question and answer exercises after the video, futher information and resource references, and online discussion boards.  You can search for the subject area or lesson topic you would like…

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Smarthistory

 Learn art history with a timeline art gallery and information. Smarthistory contains very well organized information on art history by time period, style, and artist. The information given includes videos, pictures, and text. Link to resource

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