Arts & Images
A collection of subscription databases, ebooks, and other online material paid for by the the Northville District Library or by the Michigan Electronic Library (MeL).
Fine Arts Collection
Full-text articles with images from 1,200 international publications providing broad and diverse information from architecture to visual arts
- Arts and Humanities Through the Eras, 5 v., 2005
Includes chapters covering the development of architecture, design and visual art throughout history
Search engine compiles indices of over 8,000 renowned artists represented in hundreds of museum websites, and shows more than 180,000 images of their work
Valuable resource for current information on the art world. Features a series of timely stories covering a variety of art-related news and events internationally. Updated weekly.
- Detroit Institute of Arts
A guide to its collections, featured exhibitions, special events and visitor information.
- Google Art Project
- Provides virtual tours of 17 major museums and access to hundreds of artworks, at incredible zoom levels, by 400 artists.
- NASA Images
Created through a partnership between NASA and the Internet Archive; contains everything from classic photos to educational programming and HD video. Contains more than 13,500 unique images.
- National Gallery of Art
Search images of its extensive collections of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts.
- NYPL Digital Gallery
Over 700,000 images from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
- Smithsonian Institution
Online guide to its nineteen museums, exhibitions and resources