museums

2,700 More WCMA Images en route to Artstor

The Williams College Museum of Art and Artstor are collaborating to release an additional 2700 images of collection objects in the Artstor Digital Library.  New images come from WCMA’s African, Eastern, and Ancient collections, as well as its collection of the works of Maurice and Charles Prendergast.  Visit the Artstor WCMA collection page for additional information regarding

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Happy New Year! Freer and Sackler to Release Over 40,000 High Resolution Images

The Freer and Sackler Galleries will be releasing their complete collections of Asian and American art online January 1, 2015.  The images will be available without copyright restrictions for noncommercial use.  The vast majority of the artworks have never been seen by the public.  See the complete press release.

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eMuseum Network Features 1.6 Million Objects from Top Museums

The eMuseum Network features over 1.6 million objects and images from 60 institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rijksmuseum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Finally! ARTstor to offer 35,000 Images from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

At last! ARTstor has entered into an agreement with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, to distribute approximately 35,000 images of European and American paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, and photographs, dating from the 13th-21st centuries. Previously the Gallery’s presence in ARTstor was limited to 700 images of European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the

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Now Available in ARTstor: Every Painting from the National Gallery, London

The ARTstor Digital Library now contains every painting in the permanent collection of the National Gallery of Art, London.  More than 2,300 works of Western European painting are represented dating from the 13th-20th centuries.  Read more in the ARTstor blog or view the collection in the ARTstor Digital Library.

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Getty Embraces Open Content

Approximately 4,600 images from the J. Paul Getty Museum are now available in high resolution on the Getty’s website free of charge to be used for any purpose.  Future plans are to make available all content to which the Getty holds all rights or that are in the public domain.

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50 Images from Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity Now Available

Did you see the groundbreaking Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity exhibition at the Met?  The Williams VRC Collection now contains 50 images from the exhibition, including little-known works by Edouard Manet and Berthe Morisot and installation views.  Search “fashion modernity” for the complete set.

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100 New Images from the Art Institute of Chicago

100 new images have been added to the Williams VRC Collection from the Art Institute of Chicago.  These iconic, yet often difficult to track down in digital format works illustrate the age of French Impressionism.  To view the images, simply search on src115531.

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Instantly Download High Resolution Images from the National Gallery of Art

NGA Images features over 20,000 open access digital images up to 3,000 pixels each. Take one minute to register and start downloading stunning, zoomable works of art. We will be adding selected images to the Williams VRC Collection for your convenience. Faculty, please let us know if you have special requests.  

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