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APA 7th Referencing Guide

Artwork in a museum or on a museum website

  • Use to reference all types of museum artwork (e.g. paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, drawings and installations). 
  • Describe the medium of format in square brackets after the title. For untitled art, include a description in square brackets in place of a title.
Elements of the reference 
Creator(s) of artwork – last name, initial(s). (Year). Title of artwork - italicised [Medium OR Format]. Name and the Location of the Museum. URL of the artwork if available
In-text citation
(Pollock, 1952) OR Pollock (1952) shows ...
Reference list 
Delacroix, E. (1826-1827). Faust attempt to seduce Marguerite [Lithograph]. The Louvre, Paris, France.
Pollock, J. (1952). Blue poles [Painting]. National Galley of Austraila, Canberra, Australia. https://nga.gov.au/international/catalogue/Detail.cfm?IRN=36334&ViewID=2&GalID=ALL&MnuID=1
Endnote reference type
Artwork

Map

Elements of the reference 
Author - last name, Initial(s). (Year). Title of map [Map]. Site name. URL
In-text citation
(Cable, 2013) OR Cable (2013) points out ...
Reference list 
Cable, D. (2013). The racial dot map [Map]. University of Virginia, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. https://demographics.coopcenter.org/Racial-Dot-Map
Google maps example
Google. (n.d.) [Google Maps directions for driving from Lismore to Coffs Harbour, New South Wales]. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://www.google.com/maps/dir//lismore+to+coffs+harbour/@-27.4694144,153.0396672,12z

Note: "Because dynamically created maps (e.g. Google Maps) do not have a title, describe the map in square brackets, and include a retrieval date" (APA, 2019, p.347).

Endnote reference type
Map