ArtSTOR images are available for SMCM faculty, staff, and students to use for non-commercial, educational purposes.
The sites below can help you find images in the public domain, licensed by creative commons, or available for educational purposes through fair use. Creators may have different policies on the use and citation of their works; it is your responsibility to follow these requirements when using images and other media.
Art and Art History
The art museums listed below provide online access to photographs, paintings, and other art and art history images. Check the museum policy for the usage rights on images and other sources before using.
The museums listed below provide digital access to images, personal documents and papers, and other archived materials. Check the museum policy for the usage rights on images and other sources before using.
1. Check the license
Determine whether the image use falls under Creative Commons, fair use, Open Access, in the public domain, or another license. Remember creators may have specific guidelines for using their work, so be sure to follow those rules or exceptions.
2. Give credit
If the license requires giving credit to the creator, be sure to do so. Even if not required, it's a good idea to give credit--this can help your audience follow the trail to the creator to investigate their credentials or find additional works.
2. Follow citation style guidelines
For more information on citing sources, see the guide below.