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Carmel, CA 93921

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Arts The Arts

Featured Resources (access from home with your library card)

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Local Art and Music Resources

Local Theater

Art and Artists

  • Artcyclopedia - guide to art on the internet; includes artists and art history.
  • - an online platform for discovering, learning about, and collecting art.
  • Askart - North American artists' auction records, biographies, exhibitions and more. Some services are fee-based.
  • Getty Union List of Artists' Names Online - names and biographical and bibliographic information about artists and architects.


  • All Music Guide - album reviews, artist profiles, discographies, music styles and more.
  • Santa Cruz Public Library's Sheet Music Database - more than 25,000 pieces of sheet music. Most of the music in the collection is for piano and guitar. Items from this collection are available through interlibrary loan- ask at the reference desk.


Theater and Film