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Arts and Antiques Websites

Looking for art related information? The Richland Library staff can recommend the following web sites. From local museums to international auction houses, it's all here.

  • Art History Resources on the Web
    It is one of the most comprehensive guides to electronic resources in art history on the Web with links to museums worldwide.
  • Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery
    The museum houses the largest collection of religious art in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Charleston Museum
    Its mission is to preserve and interpret the cultural and natural history of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry.
  • Christies
    Find out about upcoming auctions, appraising items, and buying and selling items.
  • Columbia Museum of Art
    Learn about exhibitions and programs and sign up for membership at this site.
  • Edisto Island Museum
    The Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society is a non-profit organization chartered by the State of South Carolina which exists to preserve and exhibit the history of Edisto Island. The Edisto Island Museum is the Society's home.
  • Florence Museum of Art, Science and History
    Its mission is promotion of the Arts and Sciences; To collect, to preserve and to exhibit objects of historic, artistic and scientific interest. It serves as a cultural resource for the Pee Dee area.
  • Gibbes Museum of Art
    It represents a long and impressive tradition of cultural leadership in Charleston with a distinguished collection of American art with a Charleston perspective.
  • McKissick Museum
    It is a general university museum with exhibits in the areas of art, history, natural science, and material culture.
  • National Endowment for the Arts
    They are a federal agency supporting the nation's cultural life with grants, leadership initiatives, and partnerships with other arts agencies.
  • Society of Architectural Historians: Net Resources
    This site has links to resources for reference information, collections, image compendia, specific architects, and texts; and the netresources2 page links to subjects and places.
  • Sotheby's
    Sotheby's is one of the oldest and the largest fine art auctioneers in the world.
  • South Carolina Arts Commission
    Statewide art events are listed as well as links to artists and galleries. Resources for artists are listed.
  • South Carolina State Museum
    Visit the museum and be entertained in one of our special program areas, Science Theater, NatureSpace or the Stringer Discovery Center, where you can be awed by electricity, experience the power of an erupting volcano or explore grandma's attic!
  • Wild Turkey Center and Museum
    Set in Edgefield, South Carolina since 1973, the headquarters of the National Wild Turkey Federation is the heart of wildlife conservation and hunting heritage.
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