||Digital images of exhibitions exploring the evolution of Jewish identity in America. Photographs of recent acquisitions are shown, as are exhibitions dating back to the museum's founding in 1976.|| |
depth information about the Smithsonian Institution, with links to resources about its history, the organisation itself which comprises sixteen museums, programs and exhibitions in operation, and associated publications and databases.
|Online exhibit of rattlesnake species with images, habitat information, and details of physical characteristics for each one. Also offers general facts about snakes covering bites, venom, rattles, head shapes, and fangs.|| |
|Information on the Fogg Art Museum, the Busch|
Reisinger Museum, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and the Straus Center for Conservation.
|Established to discover and explore the continuing role of women in the development of the American West. Features a gallery, an educational resource centre with recommended readings, lesson plans for teachers, excerpts from publications and a story quilt which offers tales of significant women in the American West.|| |
|Documents the architectural style of New York, considering the design, technology, creation, and functionality of skyscrapers. Provides access to an exhibition archive, a collection of historical documents and collaborative projects, a timeline showing construction dates of the world's tallest buildings, and information for visitors.|| |
|200 acre Morikami Park in Delray Beach, Florida, is a museum dedicated to the living culture of Japan. It offers Japanese style gardens, nature trails, lakes and ponds, with carp and turtles, cascading waterfalls, picnic pavilions and a bonsai collection of miniature trees.|| |
Z guide to the Smithsonian Institution, with answers to FAQs and a collection of Smithsonian resources. Provides materials arranged by subject including agriculture, ceramics, jazz, locomotives, photography and stamps, together with information specific to the Smithsonian such as admission fees, historical information, outreach programs and volunteer opportunities.
|Online version of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, housing displays and exhibitions of modern and contemporary artists such as Warhol, Picasso, and Cezanne. Contains information about the museum collections, holdings, and future exhibitions.|| |
|Exhibitions include The Life and Times of Washington State which traces the natural history of the region, and Pacific Voices which investigates the cultural heritage of the area. Also features geology, anthropology, and zoology collections. Visitor information is provided.|| |
|Collections include more than two million works of art, several hundred thousand of which are on view at any given time, spanning more than 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present. The site is designed to give visitors an overview of the collections on display in the Museum's galleries.|| |
|Project by a consortium of art museums in North America aiming to create a digital library of images. Offers a thumbnail catalogue of museum images, searchable by creator name, date, nationality, museum or keyword.|| |
|Comprehensive index of museums and exhibitions around the world organised by country.|| |
|The National Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution is the first federal art collection in the United States. The museum's history spans more than 160 years, beginning as a private collection in Washington, DC. Provides public access to museum research and educational materials.|| |
|Maintains a large collection of historic air and spacecraft and is also a vital centre for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight. The museum continues to develop new exhibits to examine the impact of air and space technology on science and society.|| |
|An independent trust holding over 140 million artifacts and specimens. It is also a centre for research dedicated to public education and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history.|| |
|Gallery based in Washington DC. Holds national collections of European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and selected temporary exhibitions of art from countries and cultures throughout the world.|| |
|The Getty offers people opportunities to more fully understand, experience, value and preserve the world's artistic and cultural heritage through a museum, five institutes and a grant program.|| |
|Museum of the island immigration gateway used by the United States between 1892 and 1954. Contains documents concerning the history of immigration through Ellis Island and genealogy information for those wishing to trace relatives and ancestors.|| |
|Museum directory searchable by country, state, city, museum name, artist, or speciality such as aviation, history, music, photography, space, and toys. An 'offbeat' category includes the Museums of Roller Skating, Bad Art, and Dirt.|| |
|An eclectic collection of sites connected with museums, galleries and archives in the United States.|| |
|Explores the Capitol building in Washington DC with narratives on both the building itself and the events represented in its art and architecture. American history and culture are depicted through images of paintings of the landing of Columbus and the discovery of the Mississippi, information on Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and George Washington, and links to national resources such as the Arlington National Cemetery, and the Holocaust Memorial Museum. A search engine and an archive of graphics arranged by artist and subject are provided.|| |