The Metropolitan Museum’s Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC) initiative provides access to images of art in its collection that the Museum believes to be in the public domain and free of other known restrictions; these images are now available for scholarly use in any media. Works that are covered by the new policy are identified on the Museum’s website with the acronym OASC.
Collaborative project between the E.U. and dozens of galleries and museums around the world. Includes three thematic sections: Discover Islamic Art, Discover Baroque Art, and Discover Carpet Art. For each section, you can explore the vast databases to learn about everything from architecture to pottery. Each section also has its own country-specific timeline.
Virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts, decorative arts and architecture (3rd-19th centuries), currently containing over 52.800 reproductions. Artist biographies, commentaries, guided tours, period music, catalogue, free postcard and mobile services are provided.