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Studio art, history of art and craft, creation and design.
"The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people." (Search tip: to find images appropriate for fair use, add the phrase "no known restrictions" after your keywords entered in the "Search all" box.)
The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.
Finding Creative Commons & Public Domain Resources - General and Images
Flickr, in conjunction with a number of historical, educational, and archival institutions provides a number of photographs with "no known copyright restrictions". A good source of images that can be used for educational purposes. Users are also encouraged to assist with "tagging" and identifying the photos.
Many people who upload photos to Flickr license their work as Creative Commons. Therefore, Flickr is a great place to find images to use and also a good place to contribute to the commons with your own work Another website for searching Flickr is Compfight