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Open Content Program (The Getty)

The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required. For additional information please see the related press releases, as well as overviews of each phase of the program on The Getty Iris. Why Open Content? The Getty adopted the Open Content Program because we recognized the need to share images of works of art for free and without restriction, so that all those who create or appreciate art—scholars, artists, art lovers, and entrepreneurs—will have greater access to high-quality digital images for their studies and projects. Art inspires us, and imagination and creativity lead to artistic expressions that expand knowledge and understanding. What's in Open Content? Access to Open Content Images All of the images can be found on Getty Search Gateway, and the J. Open content images are identified with a "Download" link.

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Smithsonian Digitizes & Lets You Download 40,000 Works of Asian and American Art Art lovers who visit my hometown of Washington, DC have an almost embarrassing wealth of opportunities to view art collections classical, Baroque, Renaissance, modern, postmodern, and otherwise through the Smithsonian’s network of museums. From the East and West Wings of the National Gallery, to the Hirshhorn, with its wondrous sculpture garden, to the American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery---I’ll admit, it can be a little overwhelming, and far too much to take in during a weekend jaunt, especially if you’ve got restless family in tow. (One can’t, after all, miss the Natural History or Air and Space Museums… or, you know… those monuments.) In all the bustle of a DC vacation, however, one collection tends to get overlooked, and it is one of my personal favorites—the Freer and Sackler Galleries, which house the Smithsonian’s unique collection of Asian art, including the James McNeill Whistler-decorated Peacock Room. (See his “Harmony in Blue and Gold” above.) via Kottke

World Wide Web Virtual Library The World Wide Web Virtual Library was the first index of content on the World Wide Web and still operates as a directory of e-texts and information sources on the web. It was started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of HTML and the World Wide Web itself, in 1991 at CERN in Geneva. Unlike commercial index sites, it is run by a loose confederation of volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert. Official Kids Guide to the Smithsonian Links to Online Activities Awesome Adventures at the Smithsonian features QR codes that direct readers with smart phones to great activities online. Below are links to access those activities from your computer. Museum Dos & Don'ts p. 5, Awesome Adventures at the Smithsonian: The Official Kids Guide to the Smithsonian website National Museum of Natural History p. 56, Explore the Hall of Mammals p. 63, Learn What It Means To Be Human p. 71, Explore the Dynamic Earth p. 72, The Dynamic Earth: Why the Hope Diamond Glows p. 81, Insect Identification Guide p. 85, Wrap-Up: What's New

Resources for Artists: Public Domain Images From the Book Infant's Cabinet of Birds & Beasts - elusivemu.se Elusive Muse is pleased to present a few pages from the public domain book, Infant’s Cabinet of Birds & Beasts. For the rest of these illustrations or for even more public domain resources, drawing references and collage fodder join our special facebook group, MUSE STUDIO where we feature an extensive library of reference material for artists. Psychology Research Databases Online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes three volumes. Volume 1: More than 400 hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers. Contains videos from 1985-2010. Provides an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. Volume 2: More than 300 additional hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.

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