Museums with Asian Art Collections Online
Collection-size categorization in this section refers only to a museum's ONLINE collection of digitized images

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Peabody Essex Museum: Collections
Featuring more than 500 works art from Asia. Browse by department -- Korean, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Asian Export -- or use the ARTscape self-guided search tool. Most images in ARTscape have descriptions, and some have additional detail images and extended text descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.pem.org/collections/
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Asian Art Collections
Explore the Philadelphia Museum's online collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Himalayan art by browsing the objects currently on view, or by using the Search the Collections function. Currently there are more than 700 objects online in these categories. Images can be enlarged with a Zoom View tool that provides excellent close-up detail of objects. Some objects also have audio introductions (find these objects by selecting Options under the Keywords search field and then selecting the box next to "Show Only Records with Audio Files." There is also a My Gallery feature that allows users to group favorite objects into a personal gallery that can be saved and shared.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/216-436-426-335.html
Smith College Museum of Art: Five College Museums/Historic Deerfield Collections Database
This database includes more than 1,000 objects from the Asian art collection of the Smith College Museum of Art. Not all database entries include images, and only some images enlarge.

Go to Museum Resource: http://museums.fivecolleges.edu/
Tokyo National Museum
Featuring more than 500 objects from the TNM's collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian & Southeast Asian Art. There are no object descriptions, but the images are of excellent quality and enlarge several times to show great detail. There is no search tool, but groups of objects can be viewed in many ways: By country, further organized by time period; or by type -- Archaeology, Sculpture, Painting, Calligraphy, Decorative Arts, and Others -- further organized into useful sub-categories.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.tnm.go.jp/en/gallery/index.html
The University of Michigan Museum of Art: Asian Art Collections
Explore the UMMA's online collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, and Southeast Asian art by browsing highlight objects from each department, or by using the Search Online function. Currently there are more than 3,500 objects online in these categories. Images can be viewed in various sizes and also zoomed and panned, and a Portfolio feature allows users to group favorite objects into a personal gallery that can be saved and shared.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.umma.umich.edu/collections/asian.html
Victoria and Albert Museum: Asia Collection
Explore the V&A Museum's online collection of Asian art by reading about 16 featured objects or by using the Search the Collections function (top item in left column). Currently there are more than 5,000 objects online in the Asia collection. All images enlarge, and most have descriptions. Also see the ASIA FEATURES section for discussions of 12 Asia-related topics.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/asia/object_stories/index.html
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