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Art and Design: Newspapers

A guide to resources and research in art and design, art history, and visual studies.

Why Newspapers?

Newspapers can be an invaluable source for researching current and historical events and public opinion on a topic. They are useful for following regional and local developments in the arts and can include information about individual artists, exhibitions, and museums. Many full text newspaper articles are available online, but they often do not include images or photographs.

Current Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Use ProQuest Historical Newspapers to access the following publications:

Most ProQuest Historical Newspapers include images, photographs, and advertisements. You can view the full text of the article or select page view to view the article in its original layout.

Additional newspaper databases:

Websites for historical newspapers: