Art Education & Training

The following are a selection of free 'open access' or low cost Art Education & Training Resources available on the Internet that we feel might be of interest to our customers:

  • Academic Earth - Founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education.

  • American Public University (APUS) - Online university offering learning program in Visual Design.

  • Art Education Partnership - A national organization dedicated to advancing the arts in education through research, policy, and practice.

  • Coursera - An online learning platform that offers massive open online courses (MOOC) offered by major universities around the world

  • CreativeLive - Offering over 1,500 free curated art classes to the global community.

  • edX Online Courses - Major universities partnering to provide free high-quality education for everyone, everywhere.

  • Europeana - Providing open access to digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections.

  • Khan Academy - Free, online Art History education & training courses and videos.

  • Interactive Art Education - List of selected links to online interactive art education web sites for all ages.

  • National Art Education Association - The leading professional membership organization for visual arts educators in the U.S.

  • Open Culture K-12 Educational Resources - Offering free video lessons, books, apps, art, and cultural resources.

  • Open Education Consortium - A collaboration of higher education institutions and organizations providing 'open access' educational content.

  • Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons - Providing access to a wide range of teaching and learning materials that may be freely used and shared - for elementary schools, high schools, and universities.

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum - Home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world.

  • Technology in the Arts - Providing the arts community with resources to better understand and benefit from the intersection of arts and technology

If you would like to suggest new material or links to be added to this web site, please email

* Also, check out some of the many free, online Art courses on YouTube

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