SALES SITES

American Museum of Photography
Keywords: Exhibition, Sales, Photography, Research, Archive
*****
An online only photography gallery with an excellent set of images that are well-displayed in interesting exhibits.

art.com
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales, Auction, Global
*****
Recently purchased by Getty Images and published out of Lake Forest, Il, art.com is both a gallery and auctionhouse for a massive collection of art. Visitors can create a personal gallery of favorite artworks.

The Art Institute of Chicago
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing,Sales, Archive
*****
The web site is analogous in scope to the physical museum and includes a bookstore, online exhibitions, and museum operations information.

Art Museum.Net
Keywords: Exhibition, Sales, Marketing
*****
Managed by Intel, both the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam and the National Gallery of Art are major contributors to this virtual exhibition space.

ArtServe
Keywords: Exhibition, Archive, Members, Sales, Education
**
Created by Australian National University, this site sells use of its image collection by the Mega Byte (45 Australian dollars for the first 4MB).

Austin Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales
***
Site includes several great photo tours.

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Institute
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales, Film, Education, Research
****
Begun in 1994 for the exhibition launch of "In a Different Light" the web site of BAM/PFA has since expanded significantly.

Cleveland Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales
****
Unfortunately, CMA does not offer much of its archives online, but a wealth of information about the archives is available.

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Garden, Tour, Education, Sales
****
This Lincoln, Mass, museum features a 35 acre sculpture garden you can tour online.

Farnsworth Art Museum
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales
***
Has an interesting exhibit on the Wyeth family of Maine.

Guggenheim Museums
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales
*****
Anyone interested in the arts online should visit the Guggenheim's CyberAtlas, an attempt to map the online cultural index. Just one of three virtual projects.

The Louvre
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Global, Sales
****
Though a bit difficult to navigate, the Louvre site has a wealth of information available online and an exciting selection of virtual tours.

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales
***
The newly opened MASSMOCA has been online longer than it has existed in physical space.

Mattress Factory
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Tour, Sales
*****
"As a museum of contemporary art it commissions new site-specific works, presents them to the widest possible audience, and maintains selected individual installations in a distinctive permanent collection."

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Global, Sales Education
*****
A thorough index to the extensive collection of the Met.

Milwaukee Art Museum
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales, Education
****
An expansive and varied collection.

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Education, Sales
****
The MIA is now using the web as a means of reaching "underserved audiences."

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales
****
The Online Shop is more extensive than the online exhibits.

The Museum of Modern Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales, Education
*****
Always a leader in new technologies in the arts, MOMA's site features a subsite called ArtSafari, an interactive art site for youth.

Museum of Web Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Sales, Archive, Science
*****
"Dedicated to the Art, Technology, and Culture of the World Wide Web." Includes an intriguing mission statement.

National Museum of Wildlife Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, National, Sales
**
The Museum has a decidedly narrow focus on artwork but does not seem to have considered how that focus will function on the WWW.

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Keywords: Exhibition, Women, Research, Education, Sales, Archive
*****
Devoted to recognizing the achievements of women artists, the NMWA has utilized a variety of web based media.

Norton Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales, Education
*****
Based in West Palm Beach, Fl, the Norton web site features an impressive virtual gallery and exhibitions.

Palmer Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Sales
**
Presents the large and varied collections of this Pennsylvania State University Museum.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Education, Sales
****
An attractive web site that is poorly managed, worth visiting if you can handle slow downloads and poor site design.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Education, Sales, Local
***
Featuring recent exhibits of Francisco Goya and Raymond Pettibon, the PMA unfortunately does not employ any unique web formats.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales
***
Features collections of Rauschenberg, Mondrian, and DuChamp.

The Textile Museum
Keywords: Sales, Marketing, Archive
***
Handmade and ethnographic textiles, many Islamic examples.

Universes in Universe
Keywords: Exhibition, Sales, Community
****
A non-profit project maintained in Berlin, Universes seeks a polycentric, interrelated, and interconnected approach to contemporary art.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Local, Sales
***
Much of VMFA's extensive collections are archived online.

Whitney Museum of American Art
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Archive, Education, Research, Sales
*****
Sponsor of Art Museum.Net, the Whitney's web design is phenomenal.

Wichita Art Museum
Keywords: Exhibition, Marketing, Sales, Archive
*****
A very sophisticated site, the Wichita Art Museum has elected not to place any artworks online.