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Mixkit - Hundreds of Free Music and Video Clips for Multimedia Presentations. Mixkit is a website that offers hundreds of free music files and videos that you can download to use in your multimedia projects.

Mixkit - Hundreds of Free Music and Video Clips for Multimedia Presentations

The licensing terms for assets on Mixkit are clear. Free to Use and Reuse Sets   Smithsonian Open Access. How to Find Royalty-Free Images on Google [Easy Guide] - TechAcute. Just googling a term and saving the image results can be a fast way to obtaining beautiful photos for your project, but you are very likely infringing the creator’s copyright by doing so.

How to Find Royalty-Free Images on Google [Easy Guide] - TechAcute

Even if you do that in a way that nobody ever could find out only makes it different, but it’s still not okay. If you steal something, and nobody catches you, doesn’t make it right, does it? But how to get images and photos that you can use without paying a fee for the licensing? In this article, we want to help you solve this problem with a few more information around the subject as well as an easy step-by-step guide on how to go about it. National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Alvin Ailey Photography Collection Is Now Available to the Public. **Images provided are only to be used by media in reference to announcement and with full credit information** Ahead of World AIDS Day and the 30th anniversary of Alvin Ailey’s death (Dec. 1), the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is making available the collection of more than 10,000 photographs chronicling the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater from 1961 to 1994.

National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Alvin Ailey Photography Collection Is Now Available to the Public

The Jack Mitchell Photography of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Collection includes 8,288 black-and-white negatives, 2,106 color slides and transparencies, and 339 black-and-white prints depicting private photo sessions, repertory by Alvin Ailey and a wide range of choreographers and iconic solo performers. WOCinTech Chat. Open Artstor: Wellcome Collection. New: 100,000 images from the Wellcome Collection - Artstor. Free: Download Thousands of Ottoman-Era Photographs That Have Been Digitized and Put Online. “Turkey is a geographical and cultural bridge between the east and the west,” writes Istanbul University’s Gönül Bakay.

Free: Download Thousands of Ottoman-Era Photographs That Have Been Digitized and Put Online

This was so long before Constantinople became Istanbul, but after the rise of the Ottoman Empire, the region took on a particular significance for Christian Europe. “The Turk” became a threatening and exotic figure in the European imagination, “shaped by a considerable body of literature, stretching from Christopher Marlowe to Thomas Carlyle.” Images of Ottoman Turkey were long drawn from a “mixture of fact, fantasy and fear.” With the advent of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, those images were supplemented, illustrated, and countered by prints depicting Turkish people both in everyday life circumstances and in Orientalist poses. The photos come from French collector Pierre de Gigord, who acquired them during his many travels through Turkey in the 1980s. Via Hyperallergic/The Getty Related Content: Disabled And Here. Disabled And Here is a visual celebration of disabled BIPOC in the Pacific Northwest.

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Browse the photos free stock photography + interviews and portraits Why #DisabledAndHere? Copyright and Creative Commons. Public Domain and Creative Commons Music. Public Domain. Beautiful Free Images & Pictures. Reshot: Uniquely Free Photos. Digital Collections. Free to Use and Reuse. Page from “Red Riding Hood,” Lydia L.A.

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Very, 1863. Cover, right. Photos by Shawn Miller. Frankly, we’ve always wondered about how quick on the uptake Little Red Riding Hood actually was. Not to put too fine a point on it, but if you can’t tell the difference between your granny and a cross-dressing wolf…well. Free to Use and Reuse – and Animate! A Parade of Posters. A French poster from the early 1900s advertises noodles and pasta using images of celebrities, some holding packages of the product.

Free to Use and Reuse – and Animate! A Parade of Posters

This month, we’re highlighting selections from the Library’s vast international poster collection on our Free to Use and Reuse page – and an animation contest. The posters we’re showcasing – on themes from travel, sports and entertainment to consumer goods and more – reflect a special collaboration between the Library and Poster House, a new museum that will open in New York City next year. The museum’s staff worked closely with specialists from the Library’s Prints and Photographs Division to select the 31 posters featured. Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum. The Digital Comic Museum offers free access to hundreds of pre-1959 comic books, uploaded by users who often offer historical research and commentary alongside high-quality scans.

Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum

The site’s moderators and administrators are particularly careful to avoid posting non-public-domain comics (a complicated designation, as described in this forum thread). The resulting archive is devoid of many familiar comic-book characters, like those from Marvel, D.C., or Disney. Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse. That means everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways. The Library now makes it possible to download such items in the highest resolution available directly from the Digital Collections website. Search Digital Collections No permission required. The National Archives Catalog. Search the National Archives Catalog and other National Archives resources at once for information about our records.

We’re excited to announce that in the National Archives Catalog you can now: Enjoy the updated homepage featuring background images from Catalog records Add your comments on digitized records, descriptions, and authority records Find what you need with a more intuitive advanced search Efficiently browse search results with better “Next Page” link placement Track your citizen archivist contributions with updated user account pages Add data from scanned records to your developer toolbox with increased API functionality We Want to Hear from You! Let us know what you think – what you like and what you don't! Image Archive. Images of Afghanistan 1987-1994 Journalists and others risk their lives to keep the public informed in times of conflict.

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War imagery provides us with important information in the moment, and creates a trove of invaluable archival content for the future. Please be aware that … Continue reading 30 Days of Stuff Jason Scott, free-range archivist, reporting in as 2017 draws to a close. 1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online. Since the first stirrings of the internet, artists and curators have puzzled over what the fluidity of online space would do to the experience of viewing works of art.

1.8 Million Free Works of Art from World-Class Museums: A Meta List of Great Art Available Online

At a conference on the subject in 2001, Susan Hazan of the Israel Museum wondered whether there is “space for enchantment in a technological world?” 25 Million Images From 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized & Put Online In One Huge Scholarly Archive. Digital art archives, says Thomas Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute, are “Sleeping Beauties, and they are waiting to be discovered and kissed.”

It’s an odd metaphor, especially since the archive to which Gaehtgens refers currently contains photographic treasures like that of Medieval Christian art from the Netherlands Institute for Art History. But soon, Pharos, the “International Consortium of Photo Archives,” will host 25 million images, Ted Loos reports at The New York Times, “17 million of them artworks and the rest supplemental material. " Wikimedia Commons. Search results. Search the Collection. The U.S. National Archives’s albums.

British Library’s albums. The Cleveland Museum of Art Digitized 30,000 Artworks in the Public Domain. Brace yourself for some meme-worthy Egyptian cats and gif-able Renaissance babies, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) recently announced unrestricted digital access for nearly half its collection of artworks. Making good on its mission to “create transformative experiences through art, for the benefit of all the people forever,” CMA has opened its digital archives to the public through a partnership with Creative Commons Zero (CC0), a global nonprofit dedicated to the free distribution of otherwise copyrighted images. 30,000 artwork images — nearly half of the museum’s entire collection — are now available for digital users to remix, research, merchandise, print, and explore. Better yet, released metadata for more than 61,000 works will allow scholars to more easily investigate conduct research into provenance and object histories.

CC Search. The Art Institute of Chicago Puts 44,000+ Works of Art Online: View Them in High Resolution. After the fire that totally destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional in Rio, many people lamented that the museum had not digitally backed up its collection and pointed to the event as a tragic example of why such digitization is so necessary. Just a couple decades ago, storing and displaying this much information was impossible, so it may seem like a strange demand to make. And in any case, two-dimensional images stored on servers—or even 3D printed copies—cannot replace or substitute for original, priceless artifacts or works of art. But museums around the world that have digitized most--or all--of their collections don’t claim to have replicated or replaced the experience of an in-person visit, or to have rendered physical media obsolete. Digital collections provide access to millions of people who cannot, or will not, ever travel to the major cities in which fine art resides, and they give millions of scholars, teachers, and students resources once available only to a select few.

Free to Use and Reuse Sets   CC Search is out of beta with 300M images and easier attribution. Today CC Search comes out of beta, with over 300 million images indexed from multiple collections, a major redesign, and faster, more relevant search. It’s the result of a huge amount of work from the engineering team at Creative Commons and our community of volunteer developers.