Art Museum Image Gallery Special Collection

The Art Museum Gallery Special Collection provides institutions with access to high-quality art images and related multimedia from the renowned Art Archive of Picture Desk, Inc. This valuable resource covers everything from archaeological finds and ceramics to manuscripts and costumes.  

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At a Glance

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Content Includes

  • More than 73,800 quality images
  • Entries from 3000 B.C. to the present

Subjects Include

  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Drawings and cartoons
  • Prints
  • Photographs
  • Textiles
  • Woodcuts
  • Posters
  • Costumes and ceremonial clothes
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Masks

Comprehensive Coverage of a Wide Variety of Art

The Art Museum Gallery Special Collection covers a wide variety of art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples. Providing a comprehensive collection of images, this resource offers a wealth of art information which may be used to enrich learning in cultural studies, area studies, women's studies, archaeology, history, religion, social studies, literature and more.

Detailed Information on Each Artistic Work

Each piece of art also features detailed information on the work itself, the artist and the method. Some of this information includes the artist's nationality and birthplace, the date the work was created, location and current owner of the work, materials and techniques used to create the piece, and even related works.


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