Art on Film

Art on Film is a unique resource that connects interactive and moving media with fine arts, architecture, photography, decorative arts, and other related topics. The site contains a searchable database, information on festivals and events, and links to other resources. (Site has not been updated since 2004)


The Museum of Modern Art (New York) has many images of pieces in their collection on view through their website. The images can be browsed by type or searched using an advanced search feature. Images are free to use for educational use as long as users meet fair use requirements. See full image use policy.
Selected galleries:
- Film

NYPL Digital Gallery

The New York Public Library Digital Gallery provides access to over 550,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more (Links are examples within each genre). Most of the works are in the public domain and the photographs provided can be used for educational purposes, though a fee is required for using the images for commercial use.
Selected galleries:
- Photograph File of the Billy Rose Theater Collection

World Images Kiosk

The World Images Kiosk is a collection of over 50,000 images hosted by California State University. The collection is very multi-cultural and it's a great resource for non-western art, which can often be difficult to find online in English. All images may be used freely for educational purposes.
Related galleries:
- Film & Video