Language Resources

Spanish Cultural Resources

Museums and the Arts

Museo Art Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

MALBA focuses on Latin American artists as well as internationally acclaimed artists. The website includes great descriptions and pictures of current exhibitions, extensive online collections, and interactive videos.

Museo Guggenheim Bilbao

This branch of the Guggenheim museum in Spain features modern and contemporary art. The collection is available to view online, and there is also extensive information about current, future, and past exhibitions.

Museo Nacional de Antropología

This museum displays Mexico's rich archaeological and ethnographic history. Some of the collection is available online, searchable by ethnic group or time period. The website also features cultural information about Mexico.

Musel del Prado

This museum in Madrid is renowned for its classical works by artists such as Goya and Velázquez. Masterpieces of their collection are available to explore online. There's also information about current exhibits and research and educational materials.

Digital Projects and Collections

Cantar de mio cid

This online exploration of Cantar de mio cid from the University of Texas Austin provides many different ways to interact with the work: text, manuscript images, audio, and commentary. It's a good example of how digital formats can provide access to manuscripts and literary works. Watch out! The opening animation includes sound!

Instituto Cervantes

The Instituto Cervantes promotes Spanish language and culture throughout the world. The website includes tools for teaching and learning Spanish, including the Catálogo de voces hispánicas, a collection of videos of speakers of Spanish dialects with explanations of differences between dialects. The cultural section provides information about Spanish cultural resources and events around the world.

Pragda

Pragda is a film distribution company for Ibero-American films. Its film catalogue is updated and modern and includes a lot of information about each film. It's a good place to start to find new Spanish-language movies!