The various exhibits linked here have not been classified. It is interesting to look through and see just how varied are the subjects of the exhibits. You never know, you may just find something interesting you didn't expect.

Amiens Cathedral. A Multimedia Project for the Columbia University Core Curriculum

  • The Digital Design Lab is participating in "Amiens Cathedral -- A Multimedia Project for the Core Curriculum" a NEH-supported project with Prof. Stephen Murray of Art History. It includes Computer generated images, Cathedral Drawings and Construction Sequence..., Explore Amiens Cathedral, The Geometrical Matrix of Amiens, Amiens Cathedral. Slide Gallery, Scenes from Computer-Generated Videos, Amiens Cathedral - The Text, Amiens Video and Music, and the AcIS Imaging Project - Notre Dame Cathedral of Amiens, an Orderly Vision, by Professor Stephen Murray.

Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall

  • A gallery of graffiti art from cities around the world

ArtNetWeb Homepage

  • An invitational online exhibition of artists who are exploring the possibilities of the Web as an art tool. Artists include: Annette Weintraub, David Schafer, Adrianne Wortzel, Kevin Clarke, Douglas Davis and others.

Art of Pilan

  • Painting, sculpture and design in two cultures - old classic calligraphy in synthesis with contemporary art.

Chennai Studio

  • Artists living and working in Chennai, India.

Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliothèque nationale de France

  • On exhibit at the Library of Congress that includes sections on Monarchs and Monasteries: (late 8th--late 15th centuries), The Path to Royal Absolutism: (end of the 15th -- first half of the 17th centuries), e Rise and Fall of the Absolute Monarchy: (second half of the 17th -- end of the 18th centuries), From Empire to Democracy: (1799 to present), and many images.

The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: A Hypermedia Research Archive

  • An experiment in Hypermedia that has gained a great deal of attention within the circles of adepts. Also has great pictures and texts for those who hang out in other circles.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit

  • An exhibit at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC that describes the historical context of the scrolls and the Qumran community from whence they may have originated; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years later. In addition, the exhibition encourages a better understanding of the challenges and complexities connected with scroll research. he exhibition is divided into five sections: 1. Introduction -- The World of the Scrolls; 2. The Qumran Library; 3.The Qumran Community; 4.Today -- 2,000 Years Later; 5.Conclusion. The original exhibtion included nearly 100 objects: scroll fragments, artifacts from the Qumran site, and books and illustrations from the Library of Congress' collections. The online exhibit includes images of 12 scroll fragments and 29 other objects loaned by the Israel Antiquities Authority for this exhibition.

Digital Photography Exhibit

  • An annual international juried exhibition of photographs presented by The Peoria Art Guild and by Bradley University.

Egyptian Artifacts Exhibit

  • A very slow site with images from ancient Egypt.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

  • An exhibition of WWW sites pertaining to ancient world cultures including the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, the Roman Empire, the Islamic World, and Medieval Europe.

French Revolutionary Pamphlets

  • This page points to a series of experiments to determine optimal parameters for the network distribution of rare text page images, with navigation aids so that the user might simply read a book online. Each book has a table of contents which outlines the scanning parameters allows the user to open the volume at any page. I have selected a series of hard to find pamphlets published during the French Revolution as the basis for these experiments, but of course, one could digitize almost any kind of document.

India Image-based Sites

Islamic Architecture in Isfahan - Home Page

  • Isfahan is one of ten cities designated by UNESCO as a universal heritage. It contains a wide range of Islamic Architectural styles ranging from the 11th century (C.E.) to the 19th. This archive contains photographs and descriptions of some of the most interesting and unusual ones. The photographs have been for the most part taken by the author and his wife between 1992 and 1994 and may be freely used for academic purposes, provided an acknowledgement of the source is given. A fun and informative site that includes a helpful section on Fundamental Concepts of Islamic and Iranian architecture, a tourist shop where you can get a map of the city and information on Iran from the CIA (always found in real tourist shops).

Learning about Leonardo

  • A web based project which was developed by computer graphics students at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx with their partners in Sweden, as part of a ThinkQuest project to explore the mystery of the Mona Lisa.

Leonardo da Vinci Home Page

  • A resource for teachers and students developed by the Museum of Science, Boston for the Science Learning Network.

Linda Hoen - Media Art

  • Video art and computer prints.

The Library of Congress Soviet Archives

  • Shortly after defeating the attempted coup of August 1991, a group from the victorious democratic resistance led by the chief archivist of Russia, Rudolph Pikhoia, took over the previously top secret archives of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and began the process of both consolidating democratic control over all archives in Russia and attempting to make them available for the first time for public study. This exhibit, which will later be shown in Moscow, is a milestone in this process the first public display of the hitherto highly secret internal record of Soviet Communist rule.

Musee des arts et metiers

  • Bienvenue au Musee des arts et metiers is a virtual museum of technology, depicted in Umberto Eco's famous novel, "The Foucault's pendulum", hosts 80,000 objects and documents related with every great technical innovation.

Marc Chagall

  • Online catalogue of the printed graphic work.

Marina Obo

  • From surrealist collage to classical portrait or pop'art, from oriental and figurative art to photographic assemblies, Marina Obo, a contemporary Frenchwoman painter, juggles with techniques, styles and subjects. She also invites you to glance at her works through plays (memorizing, jig saw puzzle...). Its collage "La Carpe" inspired the great Portuguese poet Alexandre O'Neill for his poem "A carpa".

Online Museum of Singapore Art and History

Redemtion 2000

  • A Documentary Photography Project by Israeli Photographer Ittai Bar-Joseph

Rome Reborn: The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture

  • This Library of Congress exhibit presents some 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious manuscripts, books, and maps--many of which played a key role in the humanist recovery of the classical heritage of Greece and Rome. The exhibition presents the untold story of the Vatican Library as the intellectual driving force behind the emergence of Rome as a political and scholarly superpower during the Renaissance.

Santos and Woodcraft by Henry Parra

  • I am a Santero, a wood carver of bultos (statues), a wood craftsman, and a painter in the simple and humble traditions of Hispanic New Mexico.

The Stained Glass Windows of the Synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center

  • Created by Marc Chagall and his assistant, Charles Marq. The Windows represents the 12 sons of the Patriarch Jacob, from whom came the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Chagall's Windows are populated by floating figures of animals, fish, flowers, and numerous Jewish symbols.

Virtual Gallery of Japanese contemporary art, photography and illustrations.

  • A virtual exhibition of Japanese contemporary art, photography and illustrations. From here you can also get to the ATOM homepage which includes the Japanese Independent Music Archives or the home of Japan Indies.

YLEM Online Gallery

  • Ylem is an international organization of artists, scientists, authors, curators, educators, and art
    enthusiasts who explore the intersection of the arts and sciences. With science and technology as
    driving forces in contemporary culture, YLEM members strive to bring the humanizing and unifying
    forces of art to this arena. YLEM members work in new art media such as computers, kinetic sculpture,
    interactive art, holograms, robotics, 3-D media, film, and video. YLEM is a non-profit artists' networking
    organization centered in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Link Sites


  • Links to great stuff like the Vatican Exhibit, the Soviet Archive Exhibit, the 1492 Exhibit, the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit, the Paleontology Exhibit and the Spalato Exhibit

Library of Congress Electronic Exhibits

  • The central location from which you can go to any of the many exhibits either designed by the LOC, or others of interest housed at EXPO at the University of North Carolina.

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