Art Appreciation Websites & Courses

Websites for Art Appreciation

The Art Newspaper – International art news and events

The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.

This week, the editors look back at Dan Graham’s “Art in Relation to Architecture/Architecture in Relation to Art,” which appeared in Artforum in February 1979. Graham, who died this past February, is remembered by scholar Alex Kitnick and artist R. H. Quaytman in the magazine’s April issue, out now. has been tracking the development of visual, contemporary, ancient and international art since 1902.

Magazine | Artspace

Read about contemporary art, artists, galleries, events, and the international art market. is the leading online art marketplace.

Virtual Tours of Art Galleries

Online tours

Through materials and objects, this exhibition describes exchanges between distant worlds – exchanges often far more ancient than the explorations of the 16th century. From deepest antiquity, carnelian, lapis lazuli, ebony and ivory circulated along trade routes…

Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. Come in and plan your visit

Explore the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and plan your visit: exhibitions and activities, the Collection, the Building, and ticket purchase.

British Museum

Welcome to the British Museum – discover two million years of human history and culture.

Google virtual tour

Take a tour of Renaissance masterpieces from Northern Italy, Netherlands, and Germany, including works by Titian, Veronese, and Holbein.

Free Art Appreciation Courses

Free online Course on Art Appreciation Basics – Open Learning

Catalog Course Objectives: How many times have you said, “I don’t know anything about art but I know what I like”? Don’t be afraid to admit it… it’s a common phrase and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with saying it.

Free Online Art Classes

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In the Classroom

Art is a learning tool. It inspires new ways of looking at history, culture, and current events. Our educational resources work with your existing curriculum and address Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, including text-based discussion, evidence-based reasoning, and literacy development across content areas.

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