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getty

Education website from the Getty museum. Website features lesson plans from the Getty museum, many designed specifically for adult ESL learners.

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Art 21

Based on the PBS program, “Art 21” about contemporary artists. Website is searchable by artist & subject. Website features text & short video clips, lesson plans, student work, interactive features, and more. We have Art 21 DVDs in our library for full length episodes.

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From their website: “Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. Through open platforms for exchange and collaboration, our website serves to encourage and expand the communities around these practices. Our programs, many of which happen online, include commissions, exhibitions, events, discussion, archives and portfolios.”

Lots of “artspeak.” Uber-contemporary. Website features regular, bloglike updates on contemporary issues of art + technology. Includes a “writers initiative” to promote writing about art.

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studio-360
“…radio’s smart and surprising guide to what’s happening in pop culture and the arts.”
Website features audio programs based around a theme. Archives a bit unorganized and not always easy to navigate.

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mit-open-courseware
MIT’s archive of open lecture audio & visual material. Website features an archive of authentic lectures on topics across the curriculum.

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artcyclopedia

Browse artists by name, medium, subject, nationality, art movements…

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pratt_logo

Pratt Library’s annotated list of online image collections.

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building-green

This is a 13 episode BPS TV show focusing on green building and sustainability.

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design-e2

e2 is an ongoing PBS series about the economies of being environmentally conscious. From energy consumption to design efficiency, policy to industry

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logo-smarthistory

Smarthistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.  Multi-skills resource (video as well as image resource).

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PS 1′s new web initiative that offers virtual presentations of artists’ studios.  Each includes an artist’s statement.  Many include video.

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