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All About ARTstor: Home

This guide will show users how to perform basic functions in the ARTstor database.


Visit ARTstor

Download ARTstor Introductory Guide

What is in ARTstor?

ARTstor is home to 1.3 million images from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and architecture.

There are more than 60 image collections to browse including collections from:

  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • The American Insitute of Indian Studies
  • The Detroit Institute of Art
  • And many more!


Folders and Image Groups

The Folders & Image Groups section features:

  • Institutional folders-  created by people are your institution
  • Global folders- created by ARTstor.

Clicking on the + next to each folder will expand them.