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Art Sites

Art Links
Museum Sites
Photography Sites
Jewelry Sites

Museum Sites
International Council of Museums Virtual Museum Guide Online directory of museums throughout the world, organized by country.
Art Network A site that lists worldwide art exhibitions. Includes: Art NetworkArt Museums• Art Exhibitions • Art Galleries • Art Masters • Art Movements • Contemporary Art • Art Store Ballet • Poetry • Movies • Music • Photography • Fashion • TV • MP3 • SMS • Magazines • Books • News Art Forum • Art News • Art Resources • Art Ring • Art List • Art Server • Art Prints • Art Search Bookmarks • Complete Index • Portals
The Louvre Take a virtual tour
The National

Gallery of Art

Search and tour various exhibits and collections
The National Museum of

African Art

From the Smithsonian
Native

American

Art

From the Yosemite Native Art Gallery
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 5000 Years of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art A treasure – right in our own backyard!
Guggenheim Click Broadband for a great show
PhotographySites
Center for

Creative Photography

A museum & research center at the U of Arizona devoted to photography as an art form
Art Network: Photographers Links to a number of photographers web pages.
International

Center for Photography

Located in NYC, the museum & school is a center for photography and photographers.
CEPA Gallery:

The Art of Photography

Take a virtual tour of the CEPA Gallery and view many different types of photography. Some descriptions and explanations are included that provides background knowledge into how particular photos were taken and various techniques. Many famous as well as not so well known photographers are on display in this gallery.
Time and Life Pictures: Defining Visions of an Enduring History View this web site to obtain classic photographs from numerous eras that have graced the pages of The Time Life Magazine. Peruse a multitude of topics including: people, places, campaigns, photo essays, and the Oscars just to name a few. Many photographs are available for purchase through the Life Gallery.
The Washington Salon & Art Photographic Exhibition of 1896 Take a virtual tour of the “Washington Salon and Art Photographic Exhibition of 1896.” View photography from various time periods and genres. All photographs are displayed completely framed. Each one also includes a brief description, the name of the photographer, and the approximate date the photograph was taken.
Light Work Light Work presents four art exhibitions each year, each time adding onto this on-line exhibition of both new and more established photographic artists. Each exhibition displays key photographs among an in-depth discussion of the artist’s works, motivations and style by art critics and lovers alike. Biographical information about the artist is often included.
Weston Gallery The work of more than fifty artists is represented on this online art gallery, where students can view the portfolio work of each artist. Students can search the available artwork by subject, medium, or artist. If searching by medium, the work is broken down into the following categories: photography, paintings, pastels, mixed media and collage, drawings, and digital images. A search by subject will include still lifes, portraits, landscapes and seascapes, animals, and art that makes a social commentary.
Artshow
North American Nature Photography Association The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) presents information about this non-profit organization. The NANPA Foundations raises money for scholarships and educational efforts for nature photography. Sections of interest include a member showcase of images, news, resources, education, store, and history. The level of knowledge that one has about the subject matter determines the success in nature photography. The overwhelming number of resources on the Internet can help a photographer learn about a particular subject.
Photo gallery Visit this virtual photo gallery, which include a brief preview of Lee Miller’s photography. Portraits, WWII, Egypt, Romania, New York, Paris, and Fashion are some of the aspects of her life that are expressed through pictures. Visit the Lee Miller Archive for a more comprehensive view of her work.
Art Network: Photographers Links to a number of photographers web pages.
Nature Photographers Online Magazine The Nature Photographers Network presents a very interesting online magazine with a large assortment of articles. This is an international cooperative network of amateur and professional photographers dedicated to the art and technique of nature, wildlife, and landscape photography. Enjoy the photos and article titled, “Bald Eagle Photos and the Artful Portrait.” There are articles and tutorials dedicated to digital photography. Post your images to the critique galleries and be eligible for the nature photography competition.
Photo Migrations Photo Migrations presents articles from this nature photography community. Along with beautiful pictures of nature are the stories behind the photo. Additional information is available for resources, archive, and image posting. A photographer, John Henderson, lives near Tampa, Florida and he has captured some of the best bird photography. In an interesting article, he discusses which bird species he has chosen to document through photographs as a species lifecycle series. The goal is to document the behaviors and activities of the animal from birth until death.
PhotoLinks Resources: Photography Tips and Techniques PhotoLinks Resources presents information and photography tips and techniques with the factor of light in a photo. After you view a beautiful image of nature you will know the information given about lighting is important factor. The best bird subject will look dull when photographed in the flat glare of the midday sun. Film is unable to record extremes of contrast even though our eyes can still perceive the detail. Learn about side lighting that gives depth and texture to the subject of your photo.
National Geographic This is the online home of the legendary National Geographic print magazine and the National Geographic Channel. Learn about our world’s amazingly diverse lands, seas, and inhabitants. Read the latest news about animals, nature, history, archaeology, the environment, travel, science, and space. Geography Bee participants will find plenty of material to help them prepare. Educators will find useful resources such as the Geography Alliance Network. Search the NGS Publications Index to find which National Geographic magazine issue or other resource contains information on your research topic (then check with your local librarian to obtain that issue).
Jewelry Sites
Emporia State University demonstrates the handcrafted method of wire wrapping jewelry. Wire wrap is a handcrafted method of jewelry design and creation – beautiful and unique examples of wire wrap jewelry and how to pix.

 

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