Now available: College Art Museums Collection Launch Part I

Now available: College Art Museums Collection Launch Part I

June 11, 2018 | ITHAKA | NEWS


Elihu Vedder. Natura: detail of head. c. 1893. Pastel, crayon, and graphite on paper. Image and original data provided by Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Style of Sajanu. Adoration of Parasurama. c. 1810. Opaque watercolor and gold. Image and data provided by Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Newsboy (Photographer). Harriett Vernon. 19th c. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.

Artstor has now released 15,000+ images in the first part of our launch focusing on college art museum collections.* This release encompasses arts, crafts, and cultural objects in many media from around the world that are curated and housed in art museums at leading universities across America.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art has contributed approximately 3,600 images. The selection reflects the breadth of the collection—ancient through contemporary western art, Asian and African holdings, numismatics, and a deep trove of works on paper. Read more

Ackland Art Museum (at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
The Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has contributed an additional 5,000 images from its global permanent collection, bringing their total in the Digital Library to over 16,000. Standouts from this current contribution span continents, including works from its notable Asian collection and masterworks from its European collection. Read more

Ringling Theatre Collection (at the University of Florida)
The Department of Special Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida has contributed 5,000 images from the Ringling Theatre Collection. This rich resource traces the history of stagecraft in Europe and America from Shakespearean-era prints through to the twentieth century. Read more

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection has contributed 1,800 images, including works on paper from the Renaissance through contemporary, African art, European and Asian decorative arts, icons, and western paintings and sculpture. Read more

Still to come in Part II of the college art museum launch: new images from Davis (Wellesley), Davison (Wesleyan), Tufts, and Williams College.

*Image totals may vary from country to country, reflecting Artstor’s obligation to address variations in international copyright.
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