Discover the collections
A catalogue raisonné is a «work that makes the most complete inventory possible of the works painted, drawn, sculpted or engraved by the same artist» (Dictionary of the French Academy). Traditionally in paper format, catalogues raisonnés now exist in digital version. The French museum service offers below an overview of these reference digital scientific publications.
Some museums in France are no longer content to put their few masterpieces online. Many choose to widely disseminate their collections.
Outside France, many museums make their collections accessible online. All continents are concerned. Never before had such a universal catalogue been made freely available to everyone.
Museums around the world are keen to showcase their collections with online exhibitions. Here is a selection of themed exhibitions.
The primary objective of this exhibition is to get Women Artists out of their reserves.
Archaeology, ethnology, art history are areas that concern most museums. Working in a museum requires a lot of knowledge, sometimes very technical, that goes beyond the boundaries of these fields. Also, around the world, various institutions or associations have put online documentation or resources with a professional vocation.