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Occupational Outlook Handbook
find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Art and Design Occupations
Projected growth will be due to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, television, and on smartphones. As companies continue to increase their digital presence, more art and design workers will be needed to help create visually appealing and effective layouts of websites and other media platforms.
Internet Sites for art
Art History Resources on the Web
One of the largest art resources on the internet, this site is a comprehensive directory for art history and museum websites. A chronological display of art periods, followed by more detailed subheadings, enables quick and easy navigation. Regular updates ensure that the links are kept current.
Information on artists and images of art.
Getty Research Institute
Dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts through the J. Paul Getty Museum. There are multiple digital collections.
Google Art Project
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Harry Ransom Center Digital Collections
The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum. Its extensive holdings provide a unique record of the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding of literature, photography,
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities.
Visual Arts Data Service
VADS is the online resource for visual arts. It has provided services to the academic community for 12 years and has built up a considerable portfolio of visual art collections comprising over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK.