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This guide provides an introduction to resources that support research in visual arts. It includes helpful pages and links to connect with contemporary art journals, art databases, exhibition reviews, images, and more!

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Connecting to Library Resources

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  • For help with your VPN connection and more information, click here.

Need Research Help?

You can always make an appointment the visual arts librarian (Jenna Dufour) by clicking here. Appointments can be made virtually or in-person. I'm here to help!

Southern California - Museums & Directories

Whether you are new to California or have lived here for a long time but have yet to explore many museums, this page lists various Los Angeles and Orange County and San Diego Museums as well as Museum Associations and Directories. Also check out suggested apps for keeping up to date on art shows.

Los Angeles and Orange County Museums

Los Angeles

Orange County

San Diego Art Museums

Suggested Apps

Museum Directories and Associations