1125 Broadway
PO Box 1100
Hewlett, New York 11557-0903

Main phone: (516) 374-1967
Programs: (516) 374-1667
Fax: (516) 569-1229

Susan O. de Sciora, Director

Subject Links
Library Hours & Directions


  • American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works: advice on caring for your treasures ; Find a Conservator
  • Arcade: Union Catalog of Museum Library holdings: Frick Art Reference Library, Brooklyn Museum   Libraries, Museum of Modern Art Library
  • ArtBabble: video forum for artist and art institutions
  • Art in the Public Interest
  • ArtLex: On-Line Art Dictionary
  • Art Linx
  • ArtCyclopedia: the fastest way to find fine art on the Net
  •  ArtsJournal: Daily Art News
  • AskArt.com: extensive information on 25,000 North American artists (limited access version)
  • CAMEO: Conservation and art material encyclopedia online
  • International Foundation for Art Research: Collector's Corner
  • Master Drawings Magazine:  Index to vols. 1-46 (1963-2008)
  • World Wide Arts Resources
  • Communication Arts
  •  Researching Your Art:  (from the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
  • Sanford Art Supply: Education and ArtEdventures: Art history, glossary terms, and artist biographies
  • Search Tools and Research Databases (Getty Institute)
  • Web Resources for American Art   (from the Association of Historians of American Art)

  • Antiques

  • Antiques Roadshow
  • Christie's Home Page
  • Curioscape.com: the best exclusive web resource for antiques and collectibles
  •  Kovels.com
  • New York Magazine: Use pull-down menu to find Art Events
  • Sotheby's Auction House

  • Art History

  • Art history research center: the first step for art history research
  • Art History Resources on the Web
  • Cave of Lascaux: interactive site on the prehistoric cave art of France
  • New
                                                          itemDocuments of 20th Century Latin American and Latino Art (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston)
  • Union Lists of Artist Names Online (Getty Research Institute)
  • The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Art History

  • Architecture

  • AEC Info: Architecture, Engineering and Construction Resources
  • MIT Museum -- Architecture & Design
  • ArtSource
  • Explore LAVA: the lab for architecture
  • Great Buildings Online
  • Images of Medieval Art and Architecture
  •  Intute: Architecture and Planning
  • New ItemPritzker Architecture Prize
  • Welcome to Isfahan: Islamic architectural styles

  • Art Values and Appraisals

    Museums  (virtual and actual)
    Metropolitan NY area museum home pages

  • Museums in New York City
  • American Folk Art Museum
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Brooklyn Museum
  • Cooper-Hewitt Museum
  • Frick Collection
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Jewish Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  •  El Museo del Barrio
  • Museum for African Art
  • Museum of American Finance
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • New York Museum of Modern Art
  • New
                                                          item NYARC: New York Art Resources Consortium: The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) consists of the research libraries of three leading art museums in New York City: The Brooklyn Museum, The Frick Collection, and The Museum of Modern Art. With funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, NYARC was formed in 2006 to facilitate collaboration that results in enhanced resources to research communities.
  • Morgan Library and Museum  and  CORSAIR: online collection catalog
  • Wadsworth Atheneum
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

  • Worldwide Museum connections
  • Art in Context
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Museum Sites Online (Museum Computer Network) 
  • Harvard University: Visual Information Access (images in the Harvard collections)
  • Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • MIT Museum
  •  Musee du Louvre
  • New ItemMusée: museum stores on the Web
  •  New ItemMuseumStuff.com: Museums Online -- find a collection!
  • Museums of Paris
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • National Gallery of Art -- the Collection
  • National Museum of American Art
  • The Virtual Library: Museums
  • Web Gallery of Art: over 10,000 digital images of art, 1150 to 1800
  • WebMuseum: Bienvenue!


    Home Decorating/Crafts
  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • HGTV: Home and Garden TV network
  • Home Furnishing Netquarters
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • New ItemThe Quilt Index: images and information about quilts held in private and public collections
  • The Painted House: decorative painted projects (choose by room or technique)

  • Images/Photography
    Online Databases (require H-WPL library card login)

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