Catalog of Art Museum Images Online  (CAMIO)

Art images from contributing museums

Why select this database?

  • About 95,000 art images—photographs, paintings, sculpture, decorative and utilitarian objects, prints, drawings and watercolors, jewelry and costumes, textiles and architecture—plus audio, video and mixed media.
  • Students, faculty, researchers, museum professionals and public library users can access fine and decorative art images from leading museums.
  • CAMIO offers art images that are rights-cleared for educational use.
Database details
photographs drawings and watercolors
paintings jewelry and costumes
sculpture textiles
decorative and utilitarian objects architecture

CAMIO contributors include:

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • Asia Society Galleries
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • The Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • The Frick Collection and Art Reference Library
  • George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art
  • Library of Congress
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Louisiana State Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Walker Art Center
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
Number of records

Approximately 95,000

Dates covered 3000 BC to the present
Updated Quarterly
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Indexes and examples in CAMIO

Search indexes Examples
Keyword monet lilies

bronze sculpture
Author stevens

Corporate/conference whitney museum

museum of modern art
Notes wood engraving
Personal name picasso

Place of publication boston

Publisher whitney
Subject roman art

italian sculpture
Title self portrait

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