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Arts on the Internet

These arts-oriented web sites may be of interest you.
The Division of Culture and History does not maintain these sites, nor is it responsible for their content.
American Craft Council
The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to fostering an environment in which craft is understood and valued.
Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America.
ART 21: Art in the 21st Century
A four-part PBS television series focusing on contemporary U.S. visual art and artists.
A list of competitions, contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, internships, etc, in the arts or related areas (painting, drawing, animation, poetry, writing, music, multimedia, reporting/journalism, cartooning, dance, photography, video, film, sculpture, etc), some of which have prizes worth thousands of dollars.
ArtJob is an online resource for employment and opportunities in the arts throughout the United States.
Artists and Communities
A national program engaging over 56 of the country's most skilled and professional artists in communities in each state and jurisdiction in the U.S.
ArtsEdNet, an online service developed by the Getty Education Institute for the Arts, supports the needs of the K-12 arts education community.
A gathering point for networked resources on Art and Architecture
An online community serving active potters and ceramic artists worldwide. provides a wide array of tools for learning about and improving skills, and a place for artists to display their work and to share ideas and perspectives about how their art and life interact to shape each other.
Children's Music Web
Cincinnati Art Museum Online
Information about CAM's exhibits and facility.
Community Band and Orchestra List
Welcome to the internet's second largest set of community band and orchestra links!
The Craft Emergency Fund (CERF)
Craft Emergency Relief Fund Artists' Emergency Resources
Creating Music
An evolving environment for online music creation and exploration. Come discover fun and easy ways to make music!
Dance Heritage Coalition
Founded in 1992, the DHC was established to address problems identified by a field-wide study of the current state of preservation and documentation of American dance.
Department of Education
To ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation.
The Foundation Center
The mission of the Foundation Center is to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
Inspiration for writers
A writer's resource with writing tips and techniques, manuscript editing and critiquing.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
An independent federal agency that fosters a lifetime of learning.
Institute of Outdoor Drama
The only national agency dedicated to the promotion and preservation of outdoor dramas.
Magic Pond Wildlife Sanctuary and Guest House
Providing unique year-round creative opportunity for artists seeking renewal and solitude in the northern Maine wilderness.
Meet the Composer
Meet The Composer was founded in 1974 as a project of the New York State Council on the Arts. Led by the visionary composer John Duffy, Meet The Composer sought to enable composers to make a living writing music, and to increase their visible presence as creative artists.
MidAtlantic Arts Foundation
Providing leadership and support through grants, technical assistance and information to artists and arts organizations in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Virginia
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Information about the Museum and its exhibits and collections.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The oldest comprehensive museum in the Southwest United States. You're invited to come see its treasures - art of world cultures from antiquity to the present.
Music Educators National Conference
Nearly 70,000 music educators working for the education of America's children
NASAA (National Assembly of State Arts Agencies)
The connection tostate arts agencies nationwide.
National Alliance for the Media Arts and Culture
A central place on the World Wide Web where media organizations, producers and media educators can connect with each other, learn about services and programs, find current news and useful resources, share experiences and insights, and participate in shaping the future of media arts.
National Arts and Disability Center
The national information, technical assistance and referral center that provides information on arts and disability to all facets of the arts community.
National Endowment for the Arts
The NEA, an investment in America's living cultural heritage, serves the public good by nurturing the expression of human creativity, supporting the cultivation of community spirit, and fostering the recognition and appreciation of the excellence and diversity of our nation's artistic accomplishments.
National Endowment for the Humanities
NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.
North Carolina Museum of Art
This site offers much information about the Museum, its collection, and its programs. The collections sections contains over 100 objects with images, several with brief histories of the works.
Ohio Arts and Crafts Guild
The Ohio Arts & Crafts Guild, started in 1963, is a not-for-profit service and informational organization representing practicing artists and craftspeople at all levels of achievement
Performing Arts Travel Subsidies
Travel Subsidy grants of up to $2,000 are available to theatre directors, producers, presenters, managers, artists and agents to see work by ensemble theatre companies who have initiated a dialogue with them about a long-term partnership.
The Renaissance Art Gallery
The Renaissance Gallery is an artistís run co-op gallery in Huntington, West Virginia dedicated to bringing the finest in local original art to the region.
VHI Save the Music
WomenArts Network
The WomenArts Network is designed to make it easy to contact women who have artistic work or skills to share.
World Wide Arts Resources
If it's not here, it is hard to find indeed!