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Art & Architecture

(see also Museums & Libraries)

American Institute of Architects

Architect Studio 3D  This site is a place for budding architects to explore the world of Frank Lloyd Wright through the Preservation Trusts’ Youth Architecture Workshop. Young people in grades 7 through 12 learn architectural and design principles as they create their own buildings and get acquainted with the ideas of one of the world's most influential architects.

ArtCyclopedia  This site attracts people who are interested in seeing and learning about fine art on the Internet. The value is that searching for fine art is as efficient as possible, a result of indexing by hand every major resource on the web, and sending visitors directly to the most relevant information on museum websites.

Art History Resources on the Web  Recently selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for inclusion on EDSITEment as "one of the best online resources for education in the humanities."

Best of History Web Sites/Art History  This site is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1,200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.

Chicago Architecture Foundation  CAF presents a comprehensive program of tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, and adult and youth education activities, all designed to enhance the public’s awareness and appreciation of Chicago’s outstanding architectural legacy.

DMOZ Open Directory Project – Art, Architecture, History  The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors. This section of the site supplies links to Universities, architects and museums, etc. discussing art and architecture.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian Art & Design  Explore and learn; looks at current exhibitions in depth.

Great Buildings at About.com

Great Buildings Collection  This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, complete with photos and architectural drawings, integrated maps, timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History  The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Museum's collection.

Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages  Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Art and Design.

Smithsonian Institute   Founded by James Smithson (1765-1829), the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum complex and research organization. It’s made up of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.

Voice of the Shuttle – Art History   Art history links sponsored by the University of California at Santa Barbara.

The WWW Virtual Library – The Arts   The WWW Virtual Library (VL) is the oldest catalogue of the Web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and of the Web itself. It is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for information on the arts which, in this case, covers art history, fashion, figurative art, etc.