Below are just some of the many useful encyclopedias and general art books that you can find in the Reference section or the Fine Arts Collection of the Bartle Library. These books provide an overview of artworks, artists, art movements, and authoritative bibliographies on many art historical topics.
Get involved with Professional Organizations in your field or interest group. Receive information on conferences, funding, fellowships, and events on the local and national level.
Art History + Museum Professionals:
CAA - College Art Association
AAH - Association of Art Historians
SAH - Society of Architectural Historians
ICMA - International Center of Medieval Art
ICOM - International Council of Museums
ARLIS - Art Libraries Society of North America
Artist Organizations + Arts Advocacy Groups:
NEA - National Endowment for the Arts
NYFA - New York Foundation for the Arts
NYSCA - New York State Council on the Arts
AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Arts