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World Culture: Art Prints and Posters
Works influenced by cultures from around the world, view the largest selection at the lowest prices, including thousands of custom framing and mounting options.

World Myths and Legends in Art
Site created by the Minneapolis Institute of Art featuring information and works by artists that have been inspired by the myths and legends of their culture.

World Art Treasures
Around 100,000 art images from civilizations in Egypt, China, Japan, India, and Europe brought to you by the Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Timelines/Regions
The history of art from around the world organized chronologically and geographically.

Art History Resources on the Web
Art history guide created by Chris Witcombe of Sweet Briar College, includes resources from prehistoric to contemporary, and links to museums and galleries from Afghanistan to Wales, and more.

Wikipedia: Art by Nationality
Information and resources from Albanian to Zimbabwean, also includes art by region and art by country.
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Museums and Centers

British Museum: World Cultures
Includes objects representing the cultures of the world over the past two million years.

Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Indiana University's museum of world cultures includes educational programs, exhibits, and events that explore objects from Australia to Zimbabwe.

MIA: African, Oceanic, and Native American Art
Collection of over 3,000 objects created by Native peoples from four different continents, including masterworks of sculpture, metalsmithing, ceramics, painting, basketry, beading, and quillwork.

Glenbow Museum: World Cultures
View Africa, Latin America, Oceania, and Asia highlights online.

The Silk Road Virtual Art Exhibit
An exhibit from the University of Washington, exhibition categories include cultures, religions, trade, and intercultural exchange.

The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire
Explore the similarities between the Aztec and the Roman Empires through an interactive exhibition from the Getty Museum.

From Shell to Symbol: Art of the Ethnic Easter Egg
A Wisconsin Historical Society exhibition of eggs hand-decorated with ethnic and religious symbols.

Oceanian Art

National Library of Australia
Collects materials representing Australian culture and heritage with online exhibitions of national treasures including artworks, photography and more.

National Museum of Australia
Around 200,000 objects representing Australia's history and cultural heritage.

National Portrait Gallery, Australia
Aims to increase the understanding of the Australian people through portraiture.

Prints and Printmaking: Australia Asia Pacific
Provides free online access to more than 22,000 images from the Australian print collection at the National Gallery of Australia.

National Gallery of Victoria
Displays Australian and international artworks including the Australian collection, the Joseph Brown collection, and the Indigenous collection.

ABC Arts Online
Arts and culture from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Picture Australia
A huge database of Australian works of art, photographs, and maps. Search image collections from major cultural agencies including the National Library of New Zealand, the Nolan Gallery, the National Gallery of Australia, and more. Also provides access to public domain images and allows users to upload their own images.

Australian National Maritime Museum
Search the Vaughan Evans Library online, browse image collections, collection highlights and more.

Transplanted to Tasmania: Botanical Art and Attitude
An exhibition of botanical illustrations featuring images from the collections of the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, includes prints and drawings by artists such as William Buelow Gould, Louisa Anne Meredith, and Sydney Parkinson, the artist of Captain Cook's first expedition.


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