Rutgers Restricted

Off-campus users will be prompted to log in

Connection note

If you are accessing ARTstor remotely, you will be prompted to enter your ARTstor account information. If you do not yet have an ARTstor account, you will first need to access ARTstor from within the Rutgers on-campus network in order to create an account.

Browser required

Best used with Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, and Safari
Flash Player must be configured to allow pop-up windows from
Monitor resolution is set at 1024 x 768 pixels or better
Screen colors are set to True Color (32 bit) or better

Known issue with the Image Viewer: In Internet Explorer 11, you may experience an issue loading an image in the Image Viewer. As a work around, you can scroll to the next image which should load. Then scroll back and you should be able to scroll back. You may also try using another browse

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ARTstor is a digital image library of approximately 700,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. A non-profit organization funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ARTstor digitizes and provides high-quality images from numerous museums, academic institutions, and private foundations.


From the opening screen, click on HELP, on the top right-hand side of the screen, to get additional information about using the database.

Dates covered

Prehistoric times to the present day.

Updating frequency



Images are provided by numerous museums, academic institutions, and private foundations. A list of contributors can be found here.

Type of coverage

Image Database with image citations.

Print counterpart or
related resources


Producer/content provider


Vendor/electronic presentation provider

ARTstor Inc.

Core Subject(s)