Last updated August 4th, 2017.
GIMP (Gnu Image Manipulation Program)
Free, open-source, customizable image editing software for image editing, composition, and photo retouching.Category: softwareSponsor: The GIMP Team
Institute for Digital Archaeology
The IDA is a joint venture with Harvard, Oxford, and the Dubai Future Foundation to promote the use of digital imaging and 3D modeling in art history and archaeology, creating accessible digital archives and using 3D printing techniques in the field of cultural heritage preservation.Subject: Art History, ArchaeologyCategory: project website
Million Image Database
The Million Image Database is an IDA project to create an online archive for photography and 3D imaging of cultural heritage sites.Subject: Art History, ArchaeologyCategory: media databaseSponsor: Institute for Digital Archaeology
NEW INC is a museum-led incubator for art, design, and technology.Subject: Contemporary ArtCategory: project website
NYARC Discovery is a research tool hosted by the New York Art Resources Consortium that allows users to search unique content, such as auction and exhibition catalogs, from the collections of art libraries in New York.Subject: Art HistoryCategory: research databaseSponsor: NYARC
Open Culture aggregate free cultural and educational media from around the internet, including images from art museums, music, and online open courses.Subject: Art History, Cultural HeritageCategory: digital publication, educational tool
Free online database and forum for DIY projects in 3D modeling and engineering technology, including 3D printers, 3D scanners, and programmable camera rigs.Subject: 3DCategory: educational tool, project websiteSponsor: OpenBuilds
Perma.cc is a service that helps scholars, courts and others create web citation links that will never break. Perma.cc prevents link rot.Category: research tool
Processing is a free, open-source language for learning to code in the context of the visual arts.Subject: Coding, Contemporary ArtCategory: softwareSponsor: Processing Foundation
Founded in 1999, ArtBase is a freely accessible archive of digital art.Subject: Art History, Contemporary ArtCategory: media databaseSponsor: Rhizome
Free 3D modeling software with a simple interface. Website features extensive training, tutorials, and large 3D warehouse of downloadable models and other features.Subject: Architecture, 3DCategory: softwareSponsor: Trimble Inc.
The MediaLab is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital research and development hub.Subject: Art History, ArchaeologyCategory: project website