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Art and Design

Art UK
Art UK is a joint initiative between Art UK and art collections from across the UK. Their mission is to open up public collections for enjoyment, learning and research, through digitising collections and inspiring discovery.

Arts Award
The mission of Arts Award is to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills, and to achieve a national qualification.

British Cartoon Archive
The British Cartoon Archive is based at the University of Kent at Canterbury. It covers the history of British cartooning over the past 200 years.

Collage - The London Picture Archive
An image database containing over 250,000 images of London. Includes images from the Guildhall Library's Print Room, one of the best sources of pictorial material on London history, including prints, drawings, watercolours, maps, photographs, and ephemera; and from the Guildhall Art Gallery which specialises in works of London interest and which is particularly strong in Victorian material .

Design Council
Design Council is a charity and is recognised as a leading authority on the use of strategic design. They are the UK government’s adviser on design.

Design Museum
The world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from architecture and fashion to graphics, product and industrial design.

Google Arts and Culture
Google Arts and Culture features content from over 1200 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute.

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