Arts & Entertainment

By Category


  • Art Cyclopedia: An index of online museums and image archives: find where the works of over 8000 different fine artists can be viewed online.
  • Art Net: Buy, sell, and research fine art online.
  • Artprice: A comprehensive source of art market information with various databases about auctions, current estimated prices, and more.
  • This free and open educational resource, powered by the Brandywine Workshop and Archives, is a global community of volunteers, contributors, art historians, educators, artists and art lovers united in making diverse art freely accessible online, especially to the academic, curatorial, and education communities.
  • British Library: A searchable database of over 30,000 items from their collection.
  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Collection: Contains catalog records and digital images primarily produced in or documenting the history of the United States, and the lives of the American people.
  • New York Public Library Digital Gallery: Searchable database of 712,000 digitized items from the New York Public Library's collections.
  • Timelines of Art History: New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture through the Museum's collections.
  • World Wide Art Resources: Marketplace for contemporary art, international art news, research and gallery portfolios.

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  • American Museum of Photography: A virtual museum exploring various aspects of the medium with numerous online exhibits strongest from the early days of photography (1839) to World War I.
  • Google Arts & Culture: A platform that allows users to virtually tour hundreds of museums and cultural institutions, as well as create and share their own virtual galleries.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Online Collection: Over 440,000 records of items in the collection with images.
  • Museum of Modern Art: Offers an overview of modern art, examples from their collections of painting and sculpture, drawings, prints, illustrated books, architecture, design, photography, film, video, and much more.
  • National Gallery of Art: A collection of more than 100,000 searchable art objects, tours of galleries, and describes and illustrates current and upcoming exhibitions.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: Collections range from ancient to modern, Asian, European, American, Middle East, includes the Rodin Museum.
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum: Search collection of 40,000 art objects, more than 18,000 works are illustrated.

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  • Common Sense Media: A nonprofit which reviews and rates various media content to help families determine what is age-appropriate media for children
  • Entertainment Weekly: All the latest entertainment news, including TV, movies, music, and books.
  • Open Culture: Open Culture finds and curates tons of free cultural & educational media, including e-books, e-audiobooks, online courses and more, for the worldwide lifelong learning community. 
  • Variety: Variety magazine online with breaking entertainment news, movie reviews, industry events and more

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  • Based on the Book: Database of selected movies based on Books
  • Film Ratings: MPAA's movie ratings since 1968 with additional resource links for parents to make informed decisions about what to watch with their families.
  • Internet Movie Database: Entries provide detailed information for movies (in theaters, on video or DVD, and forthcoming), as well as television movies and series
  • MovieFone: Find movie times and purchase tickets, as well as find what's on TV and out on DVD.
  • Rotten Tomatoes: The leading online aggregator of movie and TV show reviews from critics and fans, providing a comprehensive guide to what’s Fresh – and what’s Rotten – in theaters and at home. 

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  • All-music Guide: Contains ratings and reviews of more than 400,000 record albums, search by artist, album, song, style, or label
  • Billboard: Daily music news, weekly charts with music samples, this day in music, new releases, a review finder, with tens of thousands of original album reviews from 1970 through today
  • Classical Net: Contains guides to building a classical music collection, articles and reviews, information on composers, links to related websites, and more. Searchable
  • Music For The Nation: American Music Sheet: American Music Sheet: This digitally scanned collection from the Library of Congress has over 47,000 pieces of historical sheet music registered for copyright during the years 1870-1885.
  • International Music Score Library Project: A community-built library of public domain sheet music. Extensive collection of original scores scanned to PDF.
  • Mutopia Project: Free sheet music for everyone. All music in the Mutopia Project is free to download, print out, perform and distribute.
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Includes inductees, sound clips, birthdates, and a searchable archive

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