Video, Panorama, Virtual Reality, Zoomify Resources

  • Acropolis VR Tour: Published by Columbia University's Department of Art History and Archeology's Media Center for Art History, you can take a tour of the Acropolis site. Click on the arrows and zoom in. There is a map on the upper right corner indicating where you are in the VR site.
  • Acropolis Museum Parthenon Frieze: Google Arts & Culture has a panoramic view, with close-ups to the Parthenon Frieze inside the Acropolis Museum.
  • ARA PACIS: site that holds a in-depth collection of images and correlating text that will help with ARA PACIS research. The images included on this site are interiors, exteriors, maps, diagrams, and various views and close-ups of the Altar, besides other ARA PACIS related images. Please review the fair use standards and image rights information of this site.
  • ARTstor: You must be affiliated with Dickinson College or another institution that subscribes to ARTstor. Contains over 1.8+ million digital images in humanities, social sciences, art, anthropology, amongst other discourses. The image database also contains panorama architectural based views.
  • Art21: Videos based on artists producing work predominantly in the Twenty First century. Some artists included are, >Louise Bourgeois, Cai Guo-Qiang, William Kentridge, Maya Lin, Gabriel Orozco, Yinka Shonibare MBE, and Kara Walker.
  • Arounder: QuickTime Virtual Reality images that encompass cities and areas within cities. For instance, Athens, Hangzhou, and the Vatican are just a few of the cities exemplified in the site.
  • Bosch VR: The Garden of Earthly Delights is now available in Virtual Reality. If you have a VR device, such as Google cardboard or other 3D viewer, then you can roam through Eden, Earthly Delights and Hell. Eden is free, while you have to pay for Earthly Delights and Hell for 3.99. The VRC has all them available. Enjoy!
  • British Museum Videos
  • British Museum 3D Models
  • Corning Museum of Glass Videos: Demonstrations and tutorials on glassblowing and glass masters.
  • East Asian Scroll Paintings: UChicago Center for Art of East Asia collaborative Digital Humantities (DH) Project, where the end user can review entire scrolls from multiple institutions. Scrolls continue to be added from museums, such as AIC, MMA, Cleveland Museum, Palace Museum in Beijing, and the Tokyo National Museum.
  • Films on Demand: Streamable video database. Create a user name and password to save favorite videos, segments of videos, organize and create folders, and send videos to others. 
  • Flemish Tapestries: Zoomify features for Flemish tapestries that were collected by the Hapsburgs. Funded by the Ministry of Spain and the Patrimonio Nacional in Madrid. In English, Spanish and French.
  • Frick Museum Videos: Includes videos regarding special exhibitions, lectures, conservation, their permanent collection, Google Art Project and more.
  • Ghent Altarpiece: This site allows the viewer to review the Altarpiece open and closed, with close-ups and X-Radiography and much more. When you initially open the site, it will take a long time to load, as it is one hundred billion pixels--Yes, that's right: one hundred billion!
  • Google Art Project: Over 40 countries around the World are presenting 81,000+ images (some in gigapixel format!) in this collection. If you have a Google account, you can share, and produce your own Gallery. You can filter by Collection, Artist, or by work title (in the search box, on the upper right). And explore the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in NY.
  • Internet Archive: an aggregation of digital library websites built for researchers, scholars and fair use purposes. It has film, audio, video, texts, the Wayback Machine and even software!
  • Harvard Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilazation: A visual GIS mapping and spatial related Atlas of Roman and Medieval sites and points of interest. Hover the mouse over The Map, the in the drop-down boxes there will be the Roman World and Medieval World.
  • Kanopy: Video streaming service through Dickinson. You must use your gateway username and password in order to use Kanopy services.
  • METMEDIA Video
  • MoMA Multimedia
  • The Morgan Library & Museum Exhibition Videos
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Videos
  • National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC) Audio and Video
  • Parthenon Frieze: Published by Columbia University's Department of Art History and Archeology's Media Center for Art History, you can review the frieze in it's entirety. After selecting North, South, East or West direction, you can scroll throughout that section of the frieze. There is correlating metadata that highlights the section of the frieze it is discussing.
  • Parthenon Frieze: In Greek and English, a 3D rendering of the frieze is represented by section/direction. The program runs on Flash, so that has to be enabled. Select either English or Greek on the lower right corner of the program. Click on the section you need, and the program will have a plus-sign. Take the plus-sign, and hover and click on the frieze section you need, and the image will enlarge with a correlating narrative. Use the arrows on the bottom of the page to scroll through the frieze. If you need further instruction contact the Visual Resources Librarian.
  • Smarthistory, Art History at the Kahn Academy: A Youtube channel that supplies videos through all periods of Art History. 
  • Tate Video Channel 
  • Vatican QTVR: have you ever wondered what the Sistine Chapel looks like close-up? Wait no longer....review this site as a QuickTime Virtual Reality and move along with panoramic shots of the entire room.
  • Versailles Palace Virtual Tour
  • Vimeo
  • Whitney Watch and Listen 
  • YouTube