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Art & Art History Research Guide

Art & Art History Research Guide

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Books in the CSUMB Library

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Gale Virtual Reference Library provides access to a range of different encyclopedias related to computing.

Books At Other Libraries

Books At Other Libraries

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Art Museums 

Art Institute of Chicago

Monterey Museum of Art

 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

California Museum of Photography 
El Museo del Barrio
(New York)
San Jose Museum of Art

Center for Creative Photography       (Tucson)

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, D.C.)

Center for Photographic Art (Carmel)

The Africa Center (Museum for African Art) (New York) Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (Washington, D.C.)

        Corcoran Gallery of Art         (Washington, D.C.)

Museum of Contemporary Art          (Los Angeles)

Smithsonian National Museum of      the American Indian             (Washington, D.C.)        

George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography & Film  (Rochester) Museum of International Folk Art  (Santa Fe) Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (Washington, D.C.)
Google Art Project         Museum of Modern Art                 (New York)

    The State Hermitage Museum         (St. Petersburg)

                Guggenheim Museum                (New York)

   Museum of Photographic Arts  (San Diego)

The Tate (London)

   International Center of Photography   (New York)

      Natalie and James Thompson                             Art Gallery                      (San Jose State University)

         UC Berkeley Art Museum         and Pacific Film Archive

              J. Paul Getty Museum                (Los Angeles)

The National Gallery (London)

Virtual Library Museums Pages

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  National Gallery of Art     (Washington, D.C.)

              Whitney Museum of              American Art (New York)
Louvre Museum (Paris) Oakland Museum of California

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts      (San Francisco)

          Metropolitan Museum of Art           (New York)


                 Prado Museum                (Museo del Prado(Madrid)