See also: Art by Medium, Periods and Movements
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: Thematic Essays
Essays from The Metropolitan Museum of Art focusing on specific themes in art history such as periods and movements, archaeology, empires and civilizations, recurring concepts, and artistic mediums.
The British Museum: Themes
Explore the British Museum collection through various themes including animals, money, time, and writing.
The Louvre: Kaleidoscope
Images of selected objects in the collection arranged by theme.
The Louvre: Thematic Trails
The thematic trails allow you to explore objects in the collections related to a specific movement, period, or theme.
NGA: Subject Search
Images and information in the National Gallery of Art, arranged by subject.
American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art
An online exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum featuring a selection of images representing themes in American art including spiritual expressions, shared concerns, and historical perspectives.
National Museums Liverpool: Winter
An online exhibition of objects related to winter including works of art featuring plants animals and people from cold climates, snowy landscapes and more.
MFA: Winter Holidays
View around 165 images related to winter holidays around the world, from the online collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
WGA: Winter Landscapes
A Web Gallery of Art online presentation of winter landscapes by Hendrick Avercamp, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Pieter Bruegel the Younger, and Jan van Goyen.
The Arrival of Winter
A collection of 21 images related to winter in Maine from around 1886 - 1982, presented online by the Maine Historical Society.
Ice Skating in 19th Century America
An online exhibition from The Library Company of Philadelphia featuring a small collection of images related to ice skating.
Alcohol, Temperance & Prohibition
A Brown University Library exhibition showcasing sheet music, broadsides, government publications and pamphlets from the Alcoholism and Addiction Studies Collection.
An online exhibition presented by The Library Company of Philadelphia that explores the American temperance movement.
Hagley Museum: Beer & Brewing History
An online exhibition of items in the Hagley Museum and Library that document the history of beer and brewing in Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art
A small selection of images with notes and enlargements, a British Library exhibition that includes the Psalter World Map, Fra Mauro World Map, The Americas, and The Island.
China in Maps, 16th-19th Century
A gallery of Chinese maps presented by the Special Collections Department of the
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Library.
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