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Art Research Guide

This annotated guide to selected art reference sources in the Newton Gresham Library covers painting, drawing, graphic arts, and sculpture.


American Art Directory.  Berkeley Heights:  National Register, [biennial].  REF N 50 .A54

The standard North American art directory, which contains listings for U.S. and Canadian organizations, museums, libraries, associations, and art schools; major museums and art schools abroad; state art councils; state directors and supervisors of art education; art periodicals; newspaper art editors and critics; scholarships and fellowships; open exhibitions; and traveling exhibition booking  agencies.  Indexes for subjects, personnel, and organizations are provided.

Artist's & Graphic Designer's Market:  Where & How to Sell Your Illustrations, Fine Art, Graphic Design & Cartoons.  Cincinnati:  Writer's Digest Books, [annual].  REF N 8600 .A76

An annotated guide to over 1,500 art markets, includng galleries; magazines; book publishers; greeting cards, gifts and products; advertising design and related markets; record labels; and art fairs.

The Europa World of Learning.  London:  Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [annual].  REF AS 2 .W6

Provides basic information on 3,000 museums and art galleries worldwide.

Museums of the World, 17th ed.  2 vol.  Berlin; New York:  De Gruyter/Saur, 2010.  REF AM 1 .M76 2010

Provides basic information on nearly 50,000 museums and museum associations in over 200 countries.

Official Museum Directory, 41st ed.  Berkeley Heights:  National Register, 2011.  REF AM 11 .M8 2011

Provides basic infomation on over 13,000 museums, houses/sites, planetariums, science-technology centers, art galleries/centers, aquariums, and zoological parks in the United States.


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