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Arts & Entertainment
Posted By john On January 31, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In | Comments Disabled
Internet Movie Database 
IMDB has a wealth of information on motion pictures and television shows. Users can search by titles, actors, plots, and character names.
Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences 
Users can search the Academy Awards database by year, topic, or actor. It also includes statistics and many film lists.
Movies Based on a Book 
This site lists over 1200 novels, short stories and plays that have been made into movies. One can search by book or movie or browse lists.
All Music.com 
This website has access by song, album or artist. It includes a short artist biography and discography. The album information includes songs and their composers.
Rhode Island School of Design 
RISD’s website includes examples from their exhibitions including items of ancient art, Asian art, contemporary art, costumes and textiles, decorative arts, painting, sculpture, prints, drawings and photographs.
Art Cyclopedia 
Using Art Cyclopedia, a person can search by name of artist, name of artwork, or museum or browse by art movement, nationality and medium. The search goes off-site to various museums.
Go Antiques 
Search the collections of 1,000 dealers from 31 countries to determine prices on antiques, collectibles, estate merchandise, and antique reproductions.
Archives of American Art 
This Smithsonian Museum site features American paintings before 1914 and American sculpture. It is useful to confirm names and dates.
Art tips for kids
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URLs in this post:
 Internet Movie Database: http://imdb.com/
 Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences: http://www.oscars.org/
 Movies Based on a Book: http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies
 All Music.com: http://www.allmusic.com
 Rhode Island School of Design: http://www.risd.edu
 Art Cyclopedia: http://www.artcyclopedia.com
 Go Antiques: http://www.goantiques.com
 Archives of American Art: http://www.aaa.si.edu
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