I have lately received some requests to share digital Art resources for Art teachers and students. I went back to my Art Resources section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning and handpicked for you these excellent websites. Check them out below and as always if you have other suggestions to add to this collection, feel free to share them with us in the comment form below or email them to me and I will add them to the list. Enjoy
1- Google ART Project
Museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Some paintings are available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing you to zoom in at brushstroke level to examine incredible detail.2- Smart History
Smarthistory is a platform for the discipline where art historians contribute in their areas of expertise and learners come from across the globe. It offer nearly 500 videos and these are being translated into dozens of languages.
3- Metropolitan Museum of Art
The MET website is probably among the biggest Art projects in the world. it archives thousands of art collections, galleries, exhibitions and many more.
4- National Gallery of Art
NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. On this website you can search, browse, share, and download images. A standards-based reproduction guide and a help section provide advice for both novices and experts. More than 29,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use. NGA Images is designed to facilitate learning, enrichment, enjoyment, and exploration.
5- Art Babble
ArtBabbel is an excellent platform that features a treasure trove of videos on art and artists from more than 50 cultural institutions from around the world.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. It is an online platform for discovering and collecting art. Its growing collection comprises 50,000+ artworks by 11,000+ artists from leading galleries, museums, foundations, and artists’ estates. Artsy provides one of the largest collections of contemporary art available online.
7- Arts Edge
Arts Edge is the Kennedy Centre's free digital resource for teaching and learning through the Arts. It provides Art lessons, videos, how-to guides and many more for free.
8- Kinder Art