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Open Educational Resources (OER): Arts

Theatre & Dance


Art & Art History

"...peer-populated platform for art history teachers. AHTR is home to a constantly evolving and collectively authored online repository of art history teaching content including, but not limited to, lesson plans, video introductions to museums, book reviews, image clusters, and classroom and museum activities."

"Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online website is a free and open-access online platform of digital resources to aid the teaching of Islamic art, architecture, and visual culture. The platform provides original multimedia content developed by scholars from across the field of Islamic art, which is intended to aid educators in the creation of an interactive learning environment..."

Open Yale Lecture by Diane E. E. Kleiner

Videos and articles by Smart History

Website with courseware based on subject matter


Textbook by Deborah Gustlin and Zoe Gustlin.

Textbook by Whatcom Community College and Katherine Taylor. "Historical developments in Western art from 18th century to the mid-20th century. Focus on European and American art."

Textbook by Kathy Curnow

Textbook by Pamela J. Sachant, Peggy Blood, Jeffrey LeMieux, & Rita Tekippe. Published by University System of Georgia.

Public Domain/Open Access Books & Images