The Hudson River School is considered the earliest school of
While the Cape Ann art colony is the oldest, most continuously active
art colony in America.
Links listings of African American artists from Princeton Online.
American Art History:
Take the geographic tour of American Art history and find out more about the development
of art in the United States of America.
of the United States:
A section at The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the historical timeline of Arts in
the United States.
Collections of American
Collections of Historic Representational American Art.
Over 2,600 deceased American painters, sculptors and photographers of note are indexed in
alphabetical order with references to articles and essays, or links to other sites.
Long Island Museum of
The Long Island Museum features art, carriage and history museums on nine park-like acres
in the historic village of Stony Brook, New York. The permanent collection contains over
40,000 items dating from the late 1700s to the present.
National Endowment for the Arts:
Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the
Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50
states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.
Smithsonian American Art
The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) is America's first federal art collection,
dedicated to the enjoyment and understanding of American art.