LACMA offers 20k historical images for free online

Moral Lessons through Good and EvilThe Los Angeles County Museum of Art has just put 20,000 images online that we’re all free to download and use. From the press release:

(Los Angeles, March 14, 2013)—The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) continues its innovative digital efforts with the launch of a new collections website that dramatically increases accessibility to the museum’s holdings. The new site ( allows visitors to quickly search and sort images and information based on the user’s individual preferences, ultimately providing quick and easy access to LACMA’s encyclopedic collection. In addition, visitors can now download nearly 20,000 high-quality images of public domain artworks from LACMA’s permanent collection without restriction on use. 

The images are amazing and both the browsing search functionalities is impressive. Check it out @

March 15th, 2013 by