Inspiration: Essential Instagram Accounts about Art, Photography, & Creativity

We’ve already shared some of our favorite art-focused blogs, but today seemed like a good day to share a peek at our social media list. Who doesn’t need a little more beauty in their day, in between shots of their friends’ plates, pop culture memes, and endless sponsored posts? Here are some of our favorite Instagram accounts, managed by folks who specialize in various themes of art, art history, photography, and other creative endeavors, and who never fail to inspire us. Naturally, these are by no means exhaustive lists–drop us a line if you want to share your must-see IGers! And of course, you can find the link to our account over in that nifty box on the right…

Official Museum Accounts

Visual Artists


Film Developers and Shooters



Blogs I Read about Art

What Blogs Should You Read about Art, Artists, Museums, Etc.? Jungleland Vintage has some ideas for you!Do you need to nourish your art-loving soul? Take a peek at my current Feedly “ART” category for some inspiration!


Artwork of the Day from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brain Pickings: (OK, maybe not strictly art, but art-adjacent, and well-illustrated.)

British Museum blog


Cool Hunting

Creative Something


Martin Klasch

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive

Smithsonian Collections Blog

So Bad So Good

The Fox Is Black

The Jealous Curator

Messy Nessy Chic (more culture than art, but very inspiring)

Vintage Ads



the make.believe sea

inspire me now

Vintage Printable



No longer in the reader, but were at one point…

Design Milk

this isn’t happiness.