Selected free e-resources

Vincent Van Gogh Gallery

This site is the definitive reference for information about the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. One can find Van Gogh drawings, watercolors, graphic works, letter sketches, and Van Gogh's paintings along with discussions and critiques on Van Gogh's artistic works.It also contains Vincent van Gogh's biography, a timeline of his life, Van Gogh quotes, and much more.

National Gallery - London

The National Gallery houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge.

National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of Congress, accepting the gift of financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded on April 13, 1870, to be located in the City of New York, for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in said city a Museum and library of art, of encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts, and the application of arts to manufacture and practical life, of advancing the general knowledge of kindred subjects, and, to that end, of furnishing popular instruction.

Art History Webmasters Association
Masters of Photography

This web site offers online images of photographs, short biographies, discussions of the artists and their work, quotes and bibliographies of more than 30 major photographers.

Links on Art and Architecture

Virtual library containing more than 1200 links to categorized art, arts education, art history,cinema, and architecture web sites.

The arts

Provides links on Art History, Ceramics, Films, Fashion, Figurative art, and Stone sculpture

American Museum of Photography
Music Web International

Musicweb International was founded by Dr Len Mullenger in 1995, as a website for the William Alwyn Society it has developed, purely on a volunteer basis, into the largest non-commercial classical music resource on the web.

Schenker guide is the companion website to SchenkerGUIDE: A Brief Handbook and Website for Schenkerian Analysis, published by Routledge

Society for ethnomusicology

SEM is a U.S.-based organization with an international membership of over 1800 individuals dedicated to the study of all forms of music from diverse humanistic and social scientific perspectives

Music Theory Online

A refereed electronic journal of the Society for music theory

Saggi Musicali Italiani

This database, initiated and run by Andreas Giger, is designed to extend the Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum and to continue the endeavor of capturing all texts on music theory and aesthetics in electronic form

Medieval Music Database

Its current scope covers all of the music of the fourteenth century and all liturgical chant currently electronically indexed

Music Library Association

The Music Library Association provides a professional forum for librarians, archivists, and others who support and preserve the world’s musical heritage.

National Association for Music Education

Among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels

International Association of Music Information Centres

The International Association of Music Information Centres is an international network of organisations that document, promote and inform on the music of their country or region in a diversity of musical genres

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum

The Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum (TML) is an evolving database of the entire corpus of Latin music theory written during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

American Orff-Schulwerk Association

The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of educators dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keetman.

Americal Musicological Society

The American Musicological Society was founded in 1934 to advance research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship. 

New Music (Americal Music Center)

The New Music USA Online Library is a vast and comprehensive digital database that contains over 57,000 works by more than 6,000 composers, and includes over 14,000 media samples (recordings and scores).The Online Library was created by the American Music Center, and, after many evolutions, continues today under the guidance of New Music USA.

The film-makers' coop

The Film-Makers’ Cooperative is the largest archive and distributor of independent and avant-garde films in the world. Created by artists in 1961, as the distribution branch of the New American Cinema Group, the Coop has more than 5,000 films, videotapes and DVDs in its collection

The www virtual library: Theatre and drama

Pointers to resources in more than 50 countries around the world, for professionals, amateurs, academics and students of all ages