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Searchable site includes images from collections of African, American, Asian, Ancient and European art, exhibition information, and events calendars.

Index to "museum-quality" fine arts sites.

Searchable site includes information about permanent collection and special exhibitions, calendar of events, and virtual reality tour.

Web site, focusing on art from "ancient Egyptian to contemporary," offers collection search, events calendar, exhibition information, and online tours.

National Gallery of Art's searchable online collection of "paintings, sculpture, prints, and decorative art objects," ranging from the Middle Ages to present. Online tours of selected works available.

National Gallery of Art's web site explores American art by topic with accompanying essays and images.

Art critic Sister Wendy discusses selected works of art from America's greatest museums. Companion web site to PBS series.

Searchable collection of over 40,000 art objects features portraits, landscapes, American Impressionism, Realism and Abstraction, photography, crafts, and folk arts. Online exhibitions available.

The Collections Search Center provides easy access to more than 2 million of the Smithsonian's collections including museums, archives, and research databases.

Chronological and geographical depiction of art history from 20,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D. with representative works from the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.