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Find classical, jazz, folk, and pop performances from Rockport Music at the Shalin Liu Performance Center.
If you are prompted for username and password please enter the information as it is provided on our Digital Electronic Database Access Code Card. If you don't have an access card then please, call the library at (252) 862-1209 and we'll help you get logged on.
The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their various histories. The Getty Library Search Tools and Databases webpage is a great resource that will link you to all their services. Search for open content, browse the free online search platform to find a number of digitized art history texts, or check out the art vocabulary dictionary.
"The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History pairs essays and works of art with chronologies, telling the story of art and global culture through the Museum’s collection. You can read brilliant essays about Andean Textiles or Caligraphy in Islamic Art or perhaps you'd prefer to browse a gallery of the thousands of gorgeous items in the Met's collection?"
ColourLex is a project situated in the common ground between science and art. To appreciate a work of art in all its implications, one has to understand the technique of the painter and to know the materials used in its creation. On this site you can find information about how scientists investigate paintings, information about the pigments in paints, and resources on paintings, painters, pigments and the scientific methods used to investigate them.
Google Arts and Culture is a non-profit initiative that is working to make art and cultural materials more accessible by gathering them together online. Explore exhibits from 2,500 and check out the latest experiments and harmonize with Bach or add to a collective poem.
What is Art?
The Art Assignment is a weekly PBS Digital Studios production hosted by curator Sarah Urist Green. The channel explores art and art history through the lens of things happening today. Check for new episodes every other Thursday!
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