Free Online Art Resources

 

GOOGLE ARTS & CULTURE (also available as a *great* free app for Android or Apple users!)
Explore Collections by List, Specific Name, or Location on Map
Explore Art by Color
“Zoom In” -from the Home Tab, scroll down. Individual pieces are explained in detail and have a link to the museum where more information can be found.
Example, Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss”
10 Top Museums You can Explore using Google’s Street View

Direct Links to Art Collections from International Museums & Libraries
Art Institute of Chicago
Harvard Bauhaus Collection
L.A. County Museum
Norway National Museum
Stanford University’s Cantor Art Center
Taipei’s National Palace Museum
The British Library
The British Museum
The Isamu Noguchi Museum
The Getty
The Guggenheim
The Louvre Virtual Tours
The Met -Collection
The Met -Online Features
The Morgan Library & Museum -Master Drawings 
The Museum of Modern Art/MoMA
The National Gallery of Art
Paris Musées 
The Rijksmuseum 
The Smithsonian Institution -Art & Design
The Tate
The Whitney Museum of American Art
The Van Gogh Museum
Vermeer

Direct Links to FREE Online Art Books
via The Getty
via The Getty Research Portal 
via The Met

Direct Links to a few other (free!) favorites:
The Metropolitan Opera – Nightly Met Opera Stream
NASA has extensive image and video galleries online.
Joy of Museums -Museums, Art Galleries, and Historical Sites
PBS Video
Library of Congress Digital Collections

Direct Links to Product Company Online Tools:

Gamblin Colors:
Oil Painting Tips and Techniques
Experience Color

Grumbacher:
Tutorials

GOLDEN Paints:
Videos
Resource Index

Liquitex:
Tips & Techniques
Downloadable Resources

Speedball Printmaking