Welcome to Artsology - arts games (sixty in total!!) for kids of all ages and so much more!

Artsology provides free online arts games for kids, as well as investigations into interesting topics in the arts and art history. Our goal is to make the arts fun, and to provide a springboard into a further exploration of the arts. Make sure to check out our blog as well, where we share creative ideas and events that capture our attention, and hopefully spark your creativity as well! Looking for some arts education resources you can use offline? Check out our Printables section to find arts worksheets and fun activities that will engage kids in the arts.

Play the arcade style art game Hieronymus Bosch Invaders


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New Releases at Artsology:

Play the abstract drawing game making fractal art

Abstract Drawing Game

Use your mouse to guide a digital drawing tool which allows you to make abstract art ... no two drawings will ever be the same. Explore and create different designs ... all you need to do is click on the small "+" at the front of the drawing tool to clear the screen and start with a new drawing.

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an introduction to the 15th Century Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch

About Hieronymus Bosch

An introduction to the 15th Century Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch and a look at some details from his paintings, showing his wild imagination at work. Click here or on the image to see more.


Play the Art Thieft Game, and try to steal a masterpiece from the museum

The Art Thief Game

You've been commissioned by a private art collector to break into the art museum and steal a few masterpieces for him ... some of them are wired for security, and some are not ... can you pick the right ones to steal and get away?

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Play the Mondrian Art Quiz game, determine which painting is by Mondrian

Mondrian Art Quiz

We've got 10 pairs of paintings that might be Mondrians, look like Mondrians, might be Mondrian-inspired ... can you go through the pairs and determine which paintings are real Mondrians?

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Poker Dog vs Balloon Dog in Tic Tac Toe

Dog Art Tic Tac Toe

It's a battle of smarts between C.M. Coolidge's "Poker Dog" and Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" in a game of Dog Art Tic Tac Toe.

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a look at artists expressing emotion through their art works

Emotion in Art

In "Expressionism," the artist is more interested in expressing an emotional experience and less focused on depicting realism. We take a look at a series of paintings, including works by David Alfaro Siqueiros, Vik Muniz, Pieter Van Laer and others, to see how they are expressing emotion in their art work. Click here to see more ...


detail of a monster in a  medieval art work at the Cloisters in NYC

Monsters in Medieval Art

A visit to the Cloisters in northwest Manhattan revealed a wide array of monsters in medieval art. Doing a little research, we found that some medieval art was meant to glorify the Crusades, which were a series of military campaigns waged by Christians against non-Christians in the 16th Century. It has been suggested that the monsters in art of this time were meant to depict non-Christian people in an extreme way, as if this would help convince viewers of the righteousness of the Christian campaigns. Click here to see more ...


detail of painting titled Wolf and Fox Hunt by Peter Paul Rubens and Workshop

On the hunt with Peter Paul Rubens

We take a detailed look at "Wolf and Fox Hunt" (1616) by Peter Paul Rubens. This massive painting, measuring 8 feet tall and over 12 feet wide, has plenty of interesting details that stand on their own, before taking a look at the overall painting. Another interesting thing about this painting is that it does not represent actual hunting techniques, as wolves and foxes are never hunted at the same time, nor would one expect to find wolves and foxes together so that they could be hunted in the exact same location. Rubens was going for high drama, so let's take a look here to see more ...


The Matisse Red Room Harmony in Red Game

The Henri Matisse Red Room Game

Can you find 5 things that are different between the two versions of Henri Matisse's painting "The Red Room (Harmony In Red)" that are displayed in this game? After you think you've figured it out, we provide an answer guide so that you can see how well you did.

Click here or on the image to play the game!


a look at how Zeus is portrayed in sculpture in painting and art in general

Zeus: What Did He Look Like?

We look at a number of depictions of Zeus over the centuries, from various artists working in sculpture, painting, and even currency. Some of the examples include Zeus in a Greek red figure vase, Zeus as a colossol sculpture in Turkey, and a surprise flip: George Washington portrayed as Zeus!

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a look at how artists have portrayed death in art

How Artists Portray Death in Art

A look at how artists have portrayed death in their art. Artists featured include Jacques-Louis David, Edvard Munch, Pablo Picasso, James Ensor, Gustav Klimt, Vincent Van Gogh, and Frida Kahlo.

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Grrrrr!! by Roy Lichtenstein

Beware of Dog Signs by Famous Artists

In a follow-up to our feature on Beware of Dog Signs, we have a collection of hypothetical Beware of Dog signs as created by famous artists, such as Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, Frida Kahlo, and Roy Lichtenstein.

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online drawing tool with this Picasso Face Color Generator

Picasso Color Generator

An interactive online drawing tool, allowing you to move the Picasso face around the screen, creating a trail of color behind you ... play with it and come up with different designs, and when you're ready to start over, just click the green flag to start with a clear screen. (best played on a desktop computer with a browser that supports Flash)

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Important Women Artists Crossword Puzzle

Important Women Artists Crossword Puzzle

The clues include first names and examples of art by some of the most-important women artists in art history.

Click here to get this printable crossword puzzle!