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ARTstor: Find

Using digital images for interdisciplinary teaching and learning

Browsing for Images

You can browse the ARTstor contents by:

Searching for Images

Basic Search: In the search box on the welcome page:

~ Enter keyword(s) in the search box and click Go. It is not necessary to include "and" between keywords. Results will include all of your search terms.

~ The search results will be returned as thumbnail images.

~ Refine your search by using the search box in the upper right corner. Enter another search term and choose Within this search result from the drop-down menu.


Advanced Search:  The advanced search option can be found on the welcome page or from the navigation menu at the top of the page. Choose File > Advanced search.

~ Enter search terms combined with "and", "or", or "not".

~ If appropriate, use the drop-down menus to select Title or Creator.

~ Searches can be narrowed by Geography, Classification, Collection, or by date ranges.

For more help on searching, click here.

Subject Guides & Collections by Topic


  • African-American Studies                             
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture & the Built Environment
  • Asian Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Design
  • Decorative Arts
  • Fashion & Costume
  • History of Medicine & Natural Science
  • Languages & Literatures 



  • Latin American Studies
  • Maps & Geography
  • Medieval Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music History
  • Native American Studies
  • Photography
  • Religious Studies
  • Renaissance Studies
  • Theater & Dance
  • Women's Studies                                      

ARTstor subject guides are a great resource for using images in interdisciplinary teaching and research. See Collections for descriptions of content.  

Wild West Show Poster

Lithograph, 1913.  John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art: Circus Collection.