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Welcome to Simi Valley Unified School District's new website. Please pardon our dust as we import our content and format the pages. When complete, we are confident that our new site will be a valuable resource to our community.

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Art Links

Library Media Center


  • Web Museum Famous Paintings - A listing of links to famous paintings from throughout history. Just a click or two is all that is needed in order to view a famous painting by a famous painter.

  • The Web Gallery of Art - "The Web Gallery of Art contains over 8,500 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. A considerable number of the pictures are commented and biographies of the significant artists are given. A versatile search engine allows you to find pictures in the collection using various search criteria. A number of guided tours make it easier to visit the Gallery and to understand the artistic and historical relationship between different artworks and artists included in the collection."

  • Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds- "Look through a massive library of art objects, sites, and buildings. The library's catalogs document 523 coins, 1548 vases, over 1400 sculptures, 179 sites and 381 buildings. Each catalog entry has a description of the object and its context; most have images. This web site currently publishes over 33,000 pictures!"

  • By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 - "The By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 collection consists of 907 boldly colored and graphically diverse original posters produced from 1936 to 1943 as part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal. Of the 2,000 WPA posters known to exist, the Library of Congress's collection of more than 900 is the largest."

  • African Art: Aesthetics and Meaning"African artifacts have generally been exhibited with reference only to cultural context and use. In view of recent studies of African aesthetic principles and related moral and religious values, there is good reason to emphasize the formal aesthetic aspects of the objects and the moral and religious ideas they express."

  • ArtsEdge - This site supports the place of arts education at the center of the curriculum through the creative and appropriate uses of technology. ARTSEDGE helps educators to teach in, through and about the arts."

  • Grotte Palolithique - A site containing images and comments from a Paleolithic Era cave in France.
  • Photography Net Resources - "This list presents only a sampling of World Wide Web photography resources. It includes both archival, museum, and artist sites. Links are listed alphabetically and are regularly updated."

  • Maya Adventure - Maya Adventure includes images from the Science Museum's anthropological collections and activities developed by the Science Museum's education division