Library:Free Web Images for Art and Architecture

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Art & Architecture Web Sources

Please note: Image and copyright permissions will vary across these resources, so it is important to read the image use guidelines or copyright policies on each site.



  • A database of images and other materials for all of the works in the Walker Arts Center and the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. A great source for contemporary art works and educational materials.

BAM/PFA Art Collection

  • A database of images of works in the collection of the Berkeley Art Museum, including strengths in modern, contemporary, and Asian art.

Art Images for College Teaching (AICT)

  • A browsable collection of select images from the history of art and architecture, from the ancient to Modern periods.


American Memory from the Library of Congress - Architecture and Landscape

  • A database of historical photographs and architectural drawings from selected Library of Congress collections.

Cities and Buildings Database

  • The University of Washington had developed a databse of over 10,000 images of buildings and cities from around the world.

Pacific Coast Architecture Database

  • A database of images and information about architecture in Washington, Oregon and California.