The Arts  Kids with Cameras is a program that empowers children growing up in difficult circumstances in Calcutta, Haiti, Jerusalem, and Cairo to find self-respect and artistic expression through photography.  Study art through the ages and various forms of visual media.  The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in 1849  to revitalize the arts. Read biographies and view paintings or click site map to navigate through this award-winning site.  Great art online from over 8,000 painters, sculptors, and photographers.  View and read short descriptions of some of mankind's greatest works of art. Visit the digital collection of Russia's Hermitage Museum.  This art archive links to information about types of art and to works of representative artists.  Take a partial tour of the first Impressionist Exhibition. To enter the tour, click on an artist's name.  Click the Start Program arrow for an interactive lesson on Making Sense of Modern Art by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  Ethnomusicology, Folk Music, and World Music  California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties -Be sure to read the link Ethnographic Experience to understand the project. Then browse by Subject index, Ethnic Groups, Performers, Musical Instruments, or Audio Titles.  This site will introduce you to different styles of architecture in various regions and time periods.  This site features Maya Lin, the architect of the Civil Rights and Vietnam War Memorials, and her philosophy as reflected in her work.
Art Dictionary  Art Dictionary for terms used in discussing art and visual culture with supporting images, pronunciation notes, quotations, etc.

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