Art / Music
Art History Resources
Art history from prehistoric times through the present. Organized by time period and location.
Art History--Khan Academy
New to art? If so, this is a good place to start. There are a lot of videos to help you learn about this subject.
An online art encyclopedia, this site allows users to search by artist name, movement, medium, or subject.
Artist's Toolkit Encyclopedia
An in-depth guide to learning more about the building blocks of compositon, including balance, color, texture, shape, etc. From the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
This site is a gallery of art lessions, from pen and ink drawings to african masks and Egyptian hieroglyphs. Also includes lessons in art appreciation, color theory, and logo design.
Over 3000 videos covering topics in math, science, history, civics, art, and test prep. Also offers over 315 practice exercises, teacher resources, and much more.
Lyrics N Music
"A Lyrics and Music Search Engine — Song Lyrics, YouTube Videos, Band Bio's, Tour Dates and Guitar Tabs on one page."
This site includes instruction on music appreciation, composition, theory, history, instruments, styles, and a lot more!
Renaissance Man - Leonardo da Vinci
From the Museum of Science in Boston, explore Da Vinci's life and ideas in both art and science.
Web Gallery of Art
This is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism periods (1000-1850), currently containing over 29.000 reproductions. Picture commentaries, artist biographies are available. Guided tours, period music, catalogue, free postcard and other services are provided.
World Art Treasures
The J.-E Berger Foundation makes available 100,000 slides from cultural trips to Europe, Egypt, the Near and Far East, and the United States.
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