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ArtsAlive.ca Resources for Parents

ArtsAlive.ca Resources for Parents

Furthering a child’s music education can be overwhelming for parents with many questions about talent, resources, lessons, instruments, etc. This site provides parents with FAQs on hot topics such as finding a teacher or how to inspire interest in music. Quick links to Canada’s music scene and other national music and cultural sites round out this …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts; Education–K-12 Education–Parent Participation

Angels on the Web

Angels on the Web

Annotated web directory to information on angels in the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths. Includes a categorized collection of thumbnails and links to over 550 images of Angels from Medieval manuscripts to contemporary computer art.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology

Photo.net

Photo.net

A web site containing Internet resources related to photography. Categories include discussion groups and mailing lists, photo exhibits, equipment reviews, and technique/how to information for traditional and digital photography. There is a search function available.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Graphic Design Employment, Advice, Resources & Training

Graphic Design Employment, Advice, Resources & Training

Includes graphic design employment advice, how-to articles on preparing images correctly for print, setting up documents in InDesign and Quark, artwork press-preparation, best practices and general workflow, links to other graphic design sites, and much more. Uses real-world projects to demonstrate how graphic design skills can be applied and inclu …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design

Mojo Magazine

Mojo Magazine

“Since its launch in 1993 Mojo has earned a reputation for being the most authoritative and entertaining all round music magazine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music

Latin American Art Directory: South American, Central American, Mexican and Caribbean Art Gallery

Latin American Art Directory: South American, Central American, Mexican and Caribbean Art Gallery

The Latin American Art Directory is an online journal for Latin arts and culture. This site allows you to read biographies and interview transcripts with famous Latin American artists; read current articles on issues in the Latin America artists??? community; view and review Latin art collections from major museums; and browse a directory of museu …
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Latin America; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts

Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Maya Angelou – The Official Website

Features news, biography, books, films, and a photo and video gallery of this poet, educator, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Drama & Performance (Theater & Stagecraft); Entertainment & Leisure–Books; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Entertainment & Leisure–Books–Poetry

Craftella Scrapbooking

Craftella Scrapbooking

Discussion forums and image galleries for adults interested in scrapbooking.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus

This structured vocabulary currently containing more than 130,000 terms possibly “used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival materials.” Users can browse hierarchically, or use the search function.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture

Blind Spot

Blind Spot

Blind Spot is a journal of contemporary photography published by Lexington Labs in New York City. It was started in 1992 by Kim Zorn Caputo and features the artwork of leading photographers as well as up-and-coming artists.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

Art History Resources on the Web

Art History Resources on the Web

An extensive hierarchical directory to online materials relating to art, and art history. The main directory is split into nine broad time/topical categories. Links to museums and galleries worldwide, as well as some information on prints and photography are provided.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts

Kodak

Kodak

Find advice and general information about photography. Includes information about composing an interesting picture and choosing the right film.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Photography & Film

ArchNet

ArchNet

“ArchNet is an online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, and scholars, with a special focus on the Islamic world.” Includes an impressive digital library with many images of Islamic architechture.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Architecture; Arts & Humanities–Religion & Theology–Faiths & Denominations–Islam

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online

Ethnomusicology Online is a full text online scholarly resource on ethnomusicology. The articles are peer-reviewed and include graphics, audio, or video. They include reviews of audio, video or multimedia titles. The page also includes enhanced Ph.D. dissertations that have graphics, audio, and video. The scope of Ethnomusicology includes any …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance; Social Sciences–Anthropology; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

CHICO Instrument Encyclopedia

Based out of the University of Michigan, The Instrument Encyclopedia showcases “some of the world’s most interesting musical instruments.” The database provides users with instrument images, textual descriptions and an occasional sound file.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Performance–Instruments; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music

World War II Poster Collection

World War II Poster Collection

This database contains images and description of World War II era posters promoting the U.S. war effort on topics ranging from material conservation to secrecy. “The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a very comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war thr …
Subject: Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–Wars–World War II; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Graphic Arts & Design