Fine and Performing Arts

Visual Arts

Art and Art History Resources

Find recommended art-related databases and access a variety resources.

University of Virginia Art Museum

View virtual exhibitions from the museum, explore collections by artist or region, and learn more about museum lectures, events and courses.

U.Va. Art Gallery Guide

Find out what's going on at U.Va.'s art galleries, including the Art Museum, Harrison Institute, the Digital Media Lab and the Kluge-Ruhe Collection.

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection

Browse through the collections and discover educational opportunities.

U.Va. Art Museum Coin Collection

Search, browse, compare coins, see other resources and find best practices guidelines for your numismatic collection.



Science & Art Project

A project in Charlottesville designed to enable artists and scientists to collaborate.

Leonardo da Vinci and his Treatise on Painting Project

Documents the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) on the science of art.

Drama and Dance

Drama and Dance Resources

Search online databases in the area of drama and dance.

The U.Va. Collection of Historic Dress

This online collection showcases images and history of historic clothing from the 1920s through the 1950s.

Lighting Design Source

This resource includes tech notes, a bibliography of lighting resources, a glossary of performance lighting terms and quotes about light, darkness, vision and sight.

In the Brilliancy of the Footlights: Creating America's Theatre

This online exhibit offers a look into the history of theatre and musicals, African-American playwrights, playbills and programs and regional theatre in Virginia.


Music Resources

Search encyclopedia articles and journal articles about music and browse newspapers and magazines for performance reviews.

U.Va. Music Library

Do music research and listen to music online.

Portraits from the Golden Age of Jazz

This online exhibit shows black and white photographs of jazz musicians and material from jazz and the Harlem Renaissance.

Lift Every Voice: Music in American Life

The online exhibit showcases ballads, hymns & spirituals, patriotic odes, minstrels and musicals, protest songs, Virginiana and audio clips.