ebookTony Kushner's free adaptation of Pierre Corneille's most original, theatrical comedy, L'Illusion Comique, blends magic and truth, obsession and caprice, romance and murder, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion--love.
Useful for inspiring design. Get a sense of the dress, the mood, and the events that could influence the sounds & lighting of a production. ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
Includes thousands of images and full-text articles from an array of journals, books and more. International in scope, Art Source includes periodicals published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers. Includes full text from 630+ journals; 220+ books; and 63,000+ images.
The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture contains 1100+ entries on the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field - from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.
Contains 3,000+ entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Includes entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics.
A scholarly encyclopedic resource covering all aspects of art; along with biographical information. Includes Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, as well as many specially commissioned articles and bibliographies available exclusively online.
Shorpy.com | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. This is a for profit site. Their goal is to sell pictures. However, for the purposes of this class you may find inspiration in the photos for your designs.
Includes tens of thousands of tracks from the world’s greatest classical music labels, including Hyperion, Bridge Records, Sanctuary Classics, Artemis-Vanguard, Hänssler Classic, Vox, and many more. Coverage ranges from medieval to contemporary, with choral works, symphonies, operas, the avant-garde, vocal and instrumental music, chamber music, and many other forms.
On their free sounds page you will find categories and a keyword search. According to their site, If you can't find the free sound effect yo need, you can put in a request via their Q&A forum. They state that the requests are typically fulfilled within a day or two (depending on the difficulty of the request).
Open Educational Resources (OER)
This link takes you to the image, audio video resources page on the Open Educational Research Guide at Millersville.
The websites listed in this guide are for reference and research purposes only.
Usage guidelines vary widely by resource. Some images and sounds are open-access and free to use, while others may require a licensing fee. It is every student’s ethical responsibility to evaluate the usage guidelines when choosing to reproduce any image to avoid copyright violation.
Respect the intellectual property of others and use your best judgment when deciding to reproduce an image, and always credit your source!