Macdonald-Kelce Library

Art, Design, and Art History

A guide for students researching the areas of fine art, art history, design, digital arts, and architecture

COVID-19 Resources

Virtual Museum Tours and Online Exhibitions:

The Museum Computer Network (MCN) has assembled their "Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-learning, and Online Collections" which is an excellent portal to useful online art resources: http://mcn.edu/a-guide-to-virtual-museum-resources/

The following sites offer emergency relief funds and grants for artists during this time:

COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field from Common Field

List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak from Creative Capital

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations from National Endowment for the Arts

Coronavirus Resource and Response Center from American for the Arts

Growing List of Resources in Response to COVID-19 from Artist Trust

Cat PortraitFinding art materials in the Macdonald-Kelce Library

Use this guide to help you find sources for any research paper or project having to do with the history of art, design, architecture, and aesthetics. 

If you have an in-depth research question and you are in need of some assistance, please email the Art Librarian Leslie Vega, contact info on the bottom.                     

Finding Books

Finding Articles

Finding Images

On the Web

Don't know where to begin? If you need basic, general information on an artist or art movement, use a reference book! It is best practice to use reference sources and not Wikipedia or other online sites. See below for some examples.

Dobra Koezfa Ftera Nenella (cat's head) by Wenzel Hollar, 1649, via ARTstor, library.artstor.org/asset/ATROUTIG_10313758012

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