Note: If you choose an obscure object from a local museum, you may not be able to find articles about that specific object, but you may be able to find information about that class of objects (see example above).
Although you can find some article citations in the UW Libraries catalog and in WorldCat, neither of those resources includes citations from all of the databases and indexes we subscribe to, so it's useful to search the individual subject databases and indexes.
If you don't know which databases or indexes to use, take a look at the UW Libraries Research Guides. Each guide has a number of suggested databases and indexes to help you begin your search.
For our topic, "Two Yakshi Fragments from the Denman Waldo Ross Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," we may need to consult databases in
If you choose an object from a local museum or gallery, you may want to look for exhibition information in local newspapers; consult the e-Newspapers guide. Newspapers are also excellent resources for reviews of historical exhibitions and their reception.