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Arts Overviews
The Arts in America: New Directions US Dept. of State E-Journal April 2003
Distinctly American Arts (From: Portrait of the USA)
Art on the Edge: 17 Contemporary American Artists US Dept. of State Publication
Arts & Entertainment VOA Special English
Download Audio-MP3 and Listen in RealAudio available.
National Endowment for the Arts An Independent Federal Agency on Arts.
American Canvas
An in-depth analysis and examination of the current state of the nonprofit arts in America.
State Arts Agency Directory Arts Over America.
State and Regional Arts Organizations
List and links to state & regional partners of the National Endowment for the Arts.
American Artists (From: America's Story)
Photographer Dorothea Lange
painter and sculptor Alexander Calder
Illustrator James Montgomery Flagg
Sculptor Daniel Chester French
Painter Thomas Moran
African-American Folk Artist Harriet Powers

Arts Resource Indexes

Artist Index
Art Marketplace
Art Museums
Index of USA Museums
Arts Location Maps
Related Links
Art Daily: The First Art Newspaper on the Net
Artline: Your On-Line Guide to Fine Art
ArtsEdge: "A cooperative agreement between the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts "
Americans for the Arts: "ArtsUSA will bring to the Internet community a wealth of articles, news and primary documents related to American arts and culture."
A Digital Archieve of American Architecture
Built in America Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (From: America's Story)
Brooklyn Bridge Designer John A. Roebling (From: America's Story)
Times Building, designed by architect Cyrus Eidlitz (From: America's Story)
Fiber Arts
The Textile Museum
Stitch a Quilt  (From: America's Story)
Movie & Performance Arts
The Movie Business Today US Dept of State E-Journal June 2007
Film: Movies and Modern AmericaFrom: The Arts in America: New Directions US Dept of State E-Journal April 2003
American Film Institute
The Internet Movie Database
MSN Entertainment: updated weekly, has reviews and ratings of current theatrical and video releases, previews of new films being released during the month.
The Great Films: "specializing in analysis of classic Hollywood and American films." it includes a decade-by-decade cinematic history.
OSCAR.COM: the official site of the Academy Awards.  
Dramatists Play Service, INC.: Dramatists Play Service has published new plays since 1936 and is one of the preeminent theatrical licensing agencies in the English-speaking world.
Early Movies in Chicago  (From: America's Story)
Edison Invents Motion Pictures (From: America's Story)
Cameraman Fred A. Dobson Began Filming "The Skyscrapers of New York" (From: America's Story)

Theater: Playwrights New and Old
From: The Arts in America: New Directions US Dept of State E-Journal April 2003

The Theater
A brief description of the theater collections located in the Library of Congress.
The Metropolitan Opera House Opened in New York (From: America's Story)
Newberry Opera House  (From: America's Story)
Dock Street Theater (From: America's Story)
The Experimental Playwrights' Theater Opened (From: America's Story)
Expresiones Dance Company (From: America's Story)
Square Dancing (From: America's Story)
Swing Your Partner (From: America's Story)
The Denver March Powwow (From: America's Story)
Northwest Folklife Festival (From: America's Story)
Invitation to Dance
An overview of the materials in the dance collections of the Library of Congress.
This Day in Jazz Hisory Smithsonian Jazz
Barbershop Music
A Brief History of the Blues
Tulane's Center for Jazz research (Tulane University): Preserves primary sources for the study of Jazz history.
History of Country Music
America Savors Its Music During Jazz Appreciation Month
Each April, the United States celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), an opportunity to savor a major American contribution to world culture.
Author-Broadcaster Discusses Jazz on the Radio
Sheila Anderson says new artists reach younger listeners
Radio Producer Discusses Jazz with Internet Audience
"Jazz is an international language," says NPR's Becca Pulliam
New York Jazz
A radio personality describes New York's famous jazz venues
American Popular Music Groups Enjoy Tours to Middle East, Africa
U.S. State Department sends musicians abroad as cultural ambassadors
American Jazz Musicians Tour India for HIV/AIDS Awareness
Concerts, outreach events planned in Mumbai, Calcutta
Stories of American Music and Musicians (From: America's Story)
Jazz Giant Louis Armstrong
William Christopher Handy's "Memphis Blues" Was Published
Gospel Singer, Mahalia Jackson
Dizzy Gillespie
Frank Sinatra's Recording Debut
Skee-ba-doobie-do-wah!:Ella Fitzgerald
Leontyne Price
We Shall Overcome: Pete Seeger
Composer Aaron Copland
Leonard Bernstein
Duke Ellington
Louisiana French Music: The Heart & Soul of Acadiana
Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival
Grand Ole Opry
Birthplace of Country Music
Fiddler Henry Reed
Entertainer Sophie Tucker
James Weldon Johnson
Children's Songs
Big-Foot Rena
"Call and Response Songs"
Mary Mack Dressed in ...
"Singing Games"
Who Do You Love?
"Sweetheart Songs"
Uncommon Instruments
Bang That... Xylophone?
"Percussion Instruments"
String Me Along
"Stringed Instruments"
Whistle While You Work
"Wind Instruments"
Related Links:
The Music of Americans
A description of the materials in the music collections of the Library of Congress
American Music Conference
The American Music Center
Festivals.com: Music Finder
The National Association of Composers, USA
Opera America
Music Resources on the Internet (Indiana University Music Library List )
American Culture
The American Cultural Tapestry (From: Snapshot USA) U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal June 2006
American Folklife a Commonwealth of Cultures Library of Congress
Exporting Popular Culture (from Dept. of State's Portrait of the USA)
American Life VOA Special English
Download Audio-MP3 and Listen in RealAudio available.
Cultural History Links Information USA
Dynamic English U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal August 2007
American Culture & Cultural Globalization
Is American Culture "American"?
A European Considers the Influence of American Culture
Cultural Globalization
U.S. Supports the Arts Through Blend of Public and Private Funding
Americans at the Table
Reflections on Food and Culture
U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal July 2004
We Are What We Eat: We Are a Nation of Immigrants!
The Taste Setters
Long Journey Over Open Coals
Include Me Out・A Reflection on "Ice Tea"
Knives & Forks
Sandwich Pride
The Fat of the Land: America Confronts Its Weight Problem
Is That Really a Restaurant?
As American As... Apple Pie
Food Talk
Art Museum Network
American Art Museum
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museums in the U.S.A.
National Gallery of Arts -- Index of American Design
National Museum of African Art
National Museum of American Art and Its Renwick Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
The Smithsonian Institution: Museums

2007 American Cultural Center Resource Service
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