Public Websites

    Corning Museum of Glass - Collection of art and historical glass. More than 45,000 objects trace 3,500 years of glassmaking history.

    Greece Museum Guide - History, archaeology, travel, museums, science, nature, ethnographic, folklore, food, fashion and music, and special interests.

    Sasson Ancient Art - The gallery deals with ancient art and antiquities from the Near East, Egypt, the Classical world: Greek, Etruscan and Roman, and with early Jewish and Christian art, from the early Byzantine period.

    Discover Islamic Art - Islamic art is art produced under the aegis of Islamic culture. Some of its manifestations, such as mosques and illuminated Qur’ans, are specifically religious, but many other examples of ‘Islamic’ art, from 8th-century Syrian wall paintings to 18th-century Moroccan pottery, are secular and reflect the taste and lives of the people for whom they were made.

    National Gallery of Art - NGA accommodates the Gallery's growing collections and expanded exhibition schedule and houses an advanced research center, administrative offices, a great library, and a burgeoning collection of drawings and prints

    New York Public Digital Library - NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 685,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.

    Smithsonian Museum Studies - The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies (SCEMS) assists the museum community in acquiring and strengthening its understandings and practices of museology. This website is one of the Center's tools for serving the educational and informational needs of the field.

    Smithsonian - Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.

    Tate Online - The Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 and of international modern art.

    Louvre Museum - The Louvre has embodies the concept of a truly "universal" institution. Universal in the scope of its collections, it is also universal in its appeal to some 6 million visitors every year: a 21st-century museum rooted in 200 years of innovation.


    American Institute for Conservation - Preserving cultural material is of paramount importance, but it still presents complex challenges. Conservation professionals embrace these challenges by melding art with science, conservation professionals protect our heritage, preserve our legacy, and ultimately, save our treasures for generations to come.

    Heritage Preservation - The National Institute for Conservation strives to preserve the nation’s heritage for future generations through innovative leadership, education, and programs. Heritage Preservation is working to save the objects that embody our history, partnering with conservators, museums, civic groups, and concerned individuals across the nation who care about preserving our past.

    Institute of Conservation - Icon is committed to public benefit through promoting public understanding of and access to all the diverse elements of cultural heritage. It brings together over three thousand individuals and organizations in the conservation community, incorporating not only professional conservators in all disciplines, but all others who share a commitment to improving understanding cultural heritage.

    Society of American Archivists - SAA's mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,000 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.

Archaeology Public Websites

    Archaeological Resource Guide for Europe - The ARGE database contains links to evaluated Internet resources (mainly web pages, but also other resources such as discussion lists) concerning European archaeology.

WWWorld of Archaeology - Websites following past and present archaeological digs around the world, many including day-by-day accounts.
    Marketplace Links to a variety of interesting products and services

ArchNet - A virtual library of archaeology and links to resources, institutions, organizations, map guide and a regional search.

Ancient Art - Boston College Fine Art provides a compilation of links to a variety of archaeological resources, indexes, and historical sites.

Classical Resources - Directories, electronic resources, classics organziations, journals, archaeology and sites, dissertations and databases.

Mediterranean Archaeology Resources - Journals, bibliographies, websites, online courses, organizations, schools and universities.

Archaeology Channel - Independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt, research and education corporation that provides video, audio and other resources for research and education.

Classics and Ancient History - University of Warwick provides resources to ongoing archaeology projects, lectures, and seminars.

Potsherd - Robust resource on Roman pottery, sherd informtation and artifact reconstruction and identification, wares, resources, regional maps, classes of pottery, databases, bibliographies and other tools.