USA art museums, galleries and arts organizations; American artists, contemporary art. A guide to websites, by state, city and region
A web directory of African-American artists with work on display in art museums. Artcyclopedia.
The African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture.
Albany Institute of History and Art
is a museum in Albany, New York, United States, “dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region.
American Federation of Arts
The American Federation of Arts (AFA), a not-for-profit organization, initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum community. Established in 1909, the AFA is one of the oldest art organizations in the country.
American paintings and sculpture.
An introduction from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
American Visionary Art Museum
Exhibits feature both contemporary and historic works by self-taught artists. Located in Baltimore, MD
Americans for the Arts
National organization that supports the arts and culture through private and public resource development.
The Americas Society promotes the understanding of the political, economic, and cultural issues that define and challenge the Americas today.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute (AAA).
Founded in1954, the bureau provides researchers with access to the largest collection of documents on the history of the visual arts in the United States. More than thirteen million items, including papers of artists, dealers, critics, art historians, curators, administrators.
See also: Art Journals
Art gallery directories
Art Gallery Guides
A directory of art galleries in the United States. Art Gallery Guides features fine art galleries located around the United States.
Art in America
Wikipedia entry on American art and artists.
Crystal Bridges Museum
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art celebrates the American spirit by actively collecting, exhibiting, interpreting, and preserving outstanding works that illuminate American heritage and artistic possibilities.
American Art, Thematic Essays. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
American Furniture, 1620?1730: The Seventeenth-Century and William and Mary Styles. American Furniture, 1730?1790: Queen Anne and Chippendale Styles, Abstract Expressionism…
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Archives of American Art documents the history of American art. With over 16 million items in its continually growing collections, the Archives is the world?s largest and most widely used resource dedicated to collecting and preserving the papers and primary records of the visual arts in America.
Artists: lists or directories of American artists
See also: Artists Index
A comprehensive alphabetical web directory.
The American Center for Artists is an electronic magazine that focuses on the biography and autobiography of famous and emerging writers, painters, sculptors, musicians, and other artists. It also presents new and reprinted works by these artists as well as articles about them.
American and international artists. Search by name.
AskArt American artists database.
1600s to the Present.
Fine Art America
Fine Art America is a premier online marketplace for buying, selling, and creating fine art originals and fine art prints. It’s also an easy way to stay in touch with your local art scene.
Arizona art museums, art centers and art organizations.
Mesa Arts Center
The Mesa Arts Center, owned and operated by the City of Mesa, is a unique, architecturally stunning, international award winning facility located in the heart of downtown Mesa.
Phoenix Art Museum
The Phoenix Art Museum has become the largest art museum in the southwestern United States, providing access to art from all over the world to the people of Arizona.
Things Fun to do in Phoenix
A site which features local Phoenix area events and great deals.
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago is an art museum located in Chicago’s Grant Park. It features a collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection.
Boston art museums and galleries
Artists for Humanity
Founded in 1991, Artists For Humanity?s mission is to bridge economic, racial and social divisions by providing underserved youth with the keys to self-sufficiency through paid employment in the arts.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The MFA’s accumulation of approximately 450,000 objects ranges from Renaissance and Baroque masters to examples of Native American crafts.
Boston Center for the Arts
Non-profit organization which seeks to sustain serious artists and to bring them into contact with the public.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Well-known artworks in the museum’s collection include Titian’s The Rape of Europa and Self-Portrait, amongst many others. The broad collection of archives contain over 7,000 letters from over 1,000 correspondents, including T.S. Eliot, along with original Dante manuscripts.
Robert Klein Gallery ranks amongst the world’s most distinguished showrooms of fine art photography.
California, Southern California art museums, galleries
See also: Los Angeles
Artamo Gallery, Santa Barbara,
stages variety of group shows and about six to eight solo exhibitions each year.
Sausalito, Art Mecca in Northern California
A leading Virtual Art Community in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the talents and works of Sausalito Artists, American, and International Artists to the internet.
Carolina Arts Online
Newspaper covering the visual arts of North and South Carolina; details on exhibits, events, and artists.
Carolina Performing Arts
Performance calendar, ticket sales, campus events, directions and parking.
Columbia Museum of Art
Find out about membership, programs, current exhibits, and facility rentals.
Cleveland Museum of Art
Includes the Sister Wendy tour.
Westport Arts Center
The Westport Arts Center (WAC) is a non-profit visual and performing arts organization dedicated to creating arts experiences that enrich the lives of area residents and the entire community.
The Silvermine Guild Art Center
The Silvermine Galleries are recognized as one of New England’s most respected showcases for established and emerging artists. A complex of five galleries and a sculpture garden, the Silvermine Galleries boast an ambitious exhibition schedule, presenting over 20 shows each year. Frequently changing exhibitions include one-person shows by Guild Artists and curated group shows.