Visual Art


Lincoln (Local)

Sheldon Museum of Art – The Sheldon Museum of Art, located on the University of Nebraska at Lincoln campus.

Elder Gallery – The Elder Gallery, located on the Nebraska Wesleyan campus.

Center for Great Plains Studies – Founded in 1976, the Center is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary, intercollegiate, regional research and teaching center in the United States.

Lincoln Arts Council


Joslyn Art Museum – Nebrask’a largest and most distinguished art museum, Joslyn features work from antiquity to the present and offers a wide range of exhibitions, music, and eeducational programs.

The Museum of Nebraska Art – The Museum of Nebraska Art is a complementary partnership between the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the Nebraska Art Collection Foundation.

Nebraska Arts Council

National (USA)

The National Museum of the American Indian – Helping to foster, protect, and promote understanding of native American cultures by collaborating with indigenous peoples across the Western Hemisphere. This site is part of the Smithsoanian Institution.

National Museum of Women in the Arts – Take the online tour with the museum’s founder and visit exhibits from the Renaissance to the late 20th Century. View works from women silversmiths, Native Americans, Mary Cassatt, Camille Claudel, and Frida Kahlo.

The Smithsonian Institution – The website for the Smithsonian Institution.

Norton Simon Museum – This Pasadena, CA art museum is one of the finest in the world. Exhibits include European paintings and sculpture from the 14th to the 20th century. Scroll through the collections and special exibitions.

The Art Institute of Chicago – View the new, continuing, or even future art exhibits at this online version of the Art Institute of Chicago. Explore the galleries, or click on play for a QuickTime artists’ signatures game. Teacher Resources are also available.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The New Orleans Museum of Art

Smithsonian American Art Museum

30 Must See Art Museums in the United States


The Vatican Museums – This site offers images of thousands of religious and secular works of art with Vatican City represented by 255 images, the Sistine Chapel by 325 images, and the Raphael Stanze and Loggia by 226 images.

The Media Centre of the Montreal Contemporary Museum of Art – The Media Centre’s Web Site offers bilingual French & English information about all areas of contemporary art and culture.

The Louvre – The official web page of the Louvre Museum in France. Includes links to the website in French and Japanese.

Guggenheim Museum – Photos of art exhibitions from museums in New York, Germany, Spain, and Italy are available on this site, along with the history of the artists.


The Salvador Dali Museum – Welcome to, the online home of the world’s most comprehensive collection of original works by Salvador Dalí.

Art Search Sites and Lists

artnet – artnet is an online resource for the international art market, and the destination to buy, sell, and research art online.

ArtsEdge – ArtsEdge offers free, standards-based teaching materials for use in and out of the classroom, as well as professional development resources, student materials, and guidelines for arts-based instruction and assessment.

ArtsEdNet – Arts EdNet is a national collaborative project for educators interested in Visual Arts and how to use the Internet in the classroom.

ArtServe – The Australian National University Art search engine.

The Web Museum Network – This link will take you to a page of museums that are part of the Web Museum Network.

Virtual Museums – A distributed directory of world wide on-line museums

Art Museums in the USA

World Wide Art Resources – This interactive arts gateway will give you access to artists, museums, galleries, high quality art, art history, arts education, antiques, dance, theater, classified ads, resume postings, arts chats, discussion forums and much more.