Arts information

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Arts in Cheshire

Fine arts

  • Artcyclopedia Encyclopedia covering famous painters, sculptors and photographers
  • BBC Arts Lists principal UK museums and galleries and provides links to useful arts websites
  • Blouin Art Sales Index International auction sales for Fine Art dating back to 1922, including oil paintings, works on paper, drawings, miniatures, prints and photographs and sculptures
  • British Arts Comprehensive listing of Arts in the UK, including British artists, UK galleries, art holidays/courses, events, art services
  • British Art Festivals Association Covers the widest span of arts festivals in the UK including music, dance, the visual arts, theatre, film, comedy and street arts
  • National Art Library Situated in the Victoria & Albert Museum
  • National Gallery
  • Olga’s Gallery Over 10,000 works of art. Provides artists, country and art movement indexes

Performing arts



Visual arts


  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Arcspace Covers prominent architects, exhibitions, architectural images and design hotels
  • Information on conservation and restoration of historic buildings
  • English Heritage Promotes England's historic environment, conducting research, conservation and offering learning and resources
  • Images of England English Heritage National Monuments Record
  • The National Trust Conservation of historic houses, gardens, parks, open spaces and wildlife