Here are some other organisations and sites that you might find useful.




Museums and Galleries etc.

Newspapers, Magazines and Journals

Online Networks and Services


  • The ADAM Project ADAM, the Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway, is a searchable catalogue of Internet resources that have been carefully selected and catalogued by professional librarians for the benefit of the UK Higher Education community.
  • ADM-HEA ADM-HEA is the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Art, Design and Media. Established in 2000 to support and enhance learning and teaching in higher education art, design, media theory and practice, the history of art and design and cultural studies subjects. The ADM-HEA works with people in further and higher education institutions, subject associations and professional bodies, to explore and identify opportunities to develop effective practices in learning and teaching in art, design and media.
  • Art History Webmasters Association (AHWA) AHWA is a tool for all art historians and not only for the ones who webmaster a digital site.
  • Arts and Humanities Data Services (AHDS) Working on behalf of the academic community to collect, catalogue, manage, preserve and promote the re-use of scholarly digital resources.
  • BUBL (a catalogue of selected Internet resources) - Arts
  • Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) Providing, preserving and promoting quality digital resources for the visual arts.
  • Visual Resources Association The Visual Resources Association is a non-profit organization established to further research and education in the field of visual resources and to promote a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.
  • Visual Resources Association The Visual Resources Association is a non-profit organization established to further research and education in the field of visual resources and to promote a spirit of cooperation among the members of the profession.
  • CTI Art and Design Computing in Teaching Initiative in Art and Design
  • CHArt CHArt is a society open to all who have an interest in the application of computers to the study of art and design.
  • College Art Association Promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching in the history and criticism of the visual arts and in creativity and technical skill in the teaching and practices of art.
  • Arts Council of England Developing, sustaining and promoting the arts in England.
  • Design History Society The Society seeks to encourage the development of a strong design history community within which awareness of new research can be heightened.
  • Design Council The Design Council identifies, develops and promotes the best use of design to improve competitiveness, fuel economic growth and stimulate British success.
  • Varo Registry The Varo Registry is an electronic registry of artwork by contemporary international women artists.
  • Museum Documentation Association MAD gives advice to people who want to know how to document their objects and the information that goes with them.
  • Association of Art Editors AAE provides a forum for the exchange of information among authors, art editors and others involved in art-related publications.
  • HOGARTH (Helpful Online Gateway to Art History) Aims to facilitate research access to major exhibition and sales catalogue collections in History of Art in the UK.
  • Visual Arts and Galleries Association (VAGA) A professional network and membership body that campaigns to place the visual arts at the heart of people's lives and at the centre of public policy, in the belief that everyone has the ‘right to art.
  • The Low Countries Sculpture Society The Low Countries Sculpture Society aims to increase communication and foster discussion between sculpture historians, conservators, collectors, curators, custodians, creators and all those interested and enthusiastic about this medium.
  • The National Art Collections Fund The National Art Collections Fund is the UK's leading art charity. It will be celebrating it's centenary in 2003 with major exhibitions, concerts and evernts throughout the UK.
  • Understanding British Portraits Network Understanding British Portraits is an MLA Subject Specialist Network that aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of portraits in all media in British collections, and to facilitate future dialogue and debate around research methodologies, interpretation, display and learning programmes. To achieve this, we are engaged in mapping portrait collections of every size and nature throughout the UK, both private and public; mapping research and expertise in portraiture and associated disciplines; providing three online toolkits to assist in the research, display, and interpretation of portraits.
  • A History of Photography, by Robert Leggat
  • British Institute of Florence Study art history in Florence. The British Institute of Florence is the perfect place to study the history of Italian art. The Institute combine lectures with on-site visits, focusing on Gothic, Renaissance and Mannerist art. Intensive and art-historically-focussed language courses are also offered.


Publishers and Booksellers

  • Amazon (UK)
  • Blackwell Publishers The world's largest independent academic publisher of books, journals and educational software.
  • is a leading European marketplace for used, rare, second-hand, antiquarian and out-of-print books.
  • ABE Books Online bookseller.