Arts

Art Reference Books: Reference books covering topics in the visual and performing arts.

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras: Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion.​

Britannica Academic Edition
: Aimed at college/university students, the database contains the Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines, periodicals and many other research tools.

Britannica Public Library Edition
: You are able to search Encyclopædia Britannica and Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus in this database, which also contains a Spanish-English dictionary, a notable quotations search and more.

Britannica School Edition
: Aimed and K-12th grade students and their teachers (the database contains teacher resources). Contains four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language.

CAMIO
: The catalog of Art Museum Images Online is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.

OAIster
: OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. Access to these digital resources is provided by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata (records) using OAI-PMH (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting).

smARTpassGet free or discounted admissions into Twin Cities arts organizations using smARTpass. All you need is your library card. 

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever
: Reviews movies that are available on DVD or videotape. Entries include titles, ratings, reviews, cast, awards and other relevant information.

Working Americans 1880-2011, Our History Through Music
: Family profiles and historical information provides the background on how music helped shape the U.S.

Web Resources



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Google Arts & Culture: Features content from over 1200 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute to bring the world's treasures on line.

Internet Movie Database: Movie, television and celebrity information.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Collection: Works of art, with brief information about the artist and the time period.