ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million mostly high-resolution images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Subjects represented include African-American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Design and Decorative Studies, Foreign Languages and Literature, History, Literary Studies, Maps, Medieval Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Music History, Native American Studies, Photography, Religious Studies, Renaissance Studies, Theater and Dance, Women’s Studies.
Watch the accompanying video to learn about the over one million historical photographs published in newspapers available from LOC's Chronicling America. Or just enter a keyword to search the database!
-Download, share, and reuse over 4.5 million images (no copyright or other restrictions)
-Drawn from the collections of 19 Smithsonian institutions
-Released under a Creative Commons Zero (CCo) license
- Primarily sculpture, from antiquity to the mid-twentieth-century.
- Approximately 180,000 images of African art.
- Focus on Africa south of the Sahara, including works in collections and in situ to the present.