General Asian Resources

AsiArt Archive – Archive of Contemporary Asian Art

Asian Historical Architecture – Website contains information on buildings as well as locations of sites

Freer/Sackler Museums of Asian Art

Kimbell Art Museum Buddhist Gallery Exhibition Gallery and Virtual Tour of “Buddha, Shiva, Lotus, Dragon” 2021 Installation

National Museum of Asian Art, Washington – Virtual collection

OMuRAA- Online Museum Resources of Asian Art

Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies – Directory of resources

Smithsonian Libraries-Japanese Illustrated Books from the Edo and Meiji Periods


Art History Resources – Japanese Art

Azito– Online gallery of Japanese contemporary art

Digital Scrolling Paintings Project. Center for the Art of East Asia and the University of Chicago project allowing viewers to move freely through painted scrolls.

Documenting Japan

Duke University Libraries – Japanese Studies Art History research guides

Yōkai Senjafuda, University of Oregon Digital exhibition focusing on tiny slips of paper (senjafuda) that depict Japanese ghosts and monsters (yokai).

Hachiman Digital Handscrolls Project

Harvard University Projects – Petzold Scrolls Collection

Japan Archives: 1850-2100 An archive of illustrated print material on current news, culture, leisure, nature, and landscape.

Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs

Nagasaki University Library– Japanese Old Photographs of the Bakumatsu-Meiji Periods

Noel Chiappa’s Page–  Containins a number of links on Japanese woodblock printing. Scroll further down the page to find the links on printing.

OMuRAA- Online Museum Resources of Asian Art

OSU: Photographs, Japan & The Allied Occupation

Smithsonian Libraries- Japanese Illustrated Books from the Edo and Meiji Periods

Smithonian Video– Ukiyo-e Style printmaking with demonstration by mast printmaker Kenji Shinohara

Tokyo National Museum – Virtual collection

Ukiyo-e Search: Japanese Woodblock Print Search. Wonderful database allowing for users to search for prints by uploading an image of a print or searching for prints alone. Also containes infromation of prints themselves.

Woodblock Prints from the Ukiyo-e Style. MET Museum Article


The Artful Fabric of Collecting, Univeristy of Oregon Introduces viewers to Chinese textiles from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner

Dunhuang Caves

Visualizing China 1850-1950 – Resource of photography from China including professional and amateur works

University of Chicago – Digital Scrolling Paintings Project