Arts Portals America provides access to web sites
with comprehensive content on American art and artists

National Portals to American Artists
and Arts Organizations

Multi-Arts Portals

Visual Arts
Theater and Performing Arts
Film and Video
New Media

Multi-Arts Portals

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Americans for the Arts

Alliance of Artists Communities

American Masters- PBS

Art Beat - PBS Online Newshour

Art in the Public Interest

Arte Latino - Smithsonian

Asian American Arts Centre

Asian American Women Artists Association

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters

Community Arts Network

College Art Association

Creative Time

DuSable Museum of African-American History (Chicago)

Franklin Furnace Archive

Google Directory - Arts

Grantmakers in the Arts

Indian Arts and Crafts Board

Institute for the Management of Creative Enterprises
Carnegie Mellon University

_ Searchable Databases of Arts Resources

The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC)
__ Arts in Crisis

Levantine Cultural Center (Los Angeles)

Making Face, Making Soul...A Chicana Feminist website

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts

National Museum of the American Indian

National Performance Network

National Portfolio Day Association

Native American Artist Resources on the Internet

New York Foundation for the Arts

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
(New York Public Library)

Archives of American Art

Southern Artistry - Southern Arts Federation

United States Artists

Voice of the Shuttle

VSA Arts

Visual Arts


National Gallery of Art

Smithsonian American Art Museum
__ Online Exhibitions

The White House

Biggs Museum of American Art
(Dover, Delaware)

The Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, Ohio)

Amon Carter Museum
(Fort Worth, Texas)

The Cooley Gallery
(Old Lyme, Connecticut)

__ Artists

Currier Museum of Art
(Manchester, NH)
Exploring American Art: An Online Resource for the American Collections

Florence Griswold Museum
(Old Lyme, Connecticut)

__ Interactive Collections Database

Minnesota Museum of American Art

The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
(Kansas City, MO)
_ American Art Collection
_ American Indian Art Collection

The Newark Museum

Shelburne Museum (Vermont)

Traditional Fine Arts Organization

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Hartford, CN)

Wichita Art Museum

Yale University Art Gallery - American Paintings and Sculpture



American Association of Museums
_ Museum Directory

American Folk Art Museum (New York, NY)
_ Shirley K. Schlafer Library Online Catalog

Art:21 - (PBS)
Mel Chin, Ann Hamilton, Beryl Korot, Maya Lin, Barry McGee, Bruce Nauman, Kara Walker, Kiki Smith, and many others

Art Dealers Association of America

The Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO)



artsnet Searchible Databases of Arts Resources

Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ)


College Art Association

artists books, fine arts presses, the publishing arts

En Foco (New York City)
_ Photographers
photographers of African, Asian, Latino, and Native American heritage

Indo-American Arts Council (New York City)
Exhibition of Contemporary Indian-American Art

Franklin Furnace
performance, conceptual, video, artists books

Green Arts Web

Hunter Museum of American Art (Chattanooga, TN)

International Sculpture Center
_ Portfolio

Internet ArtResources

The Jewish Museum New York

Greg Kucera Gallery (Seattle, WA)
_ Artists

Labor Culture
- U.C. Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Library.

Montclair Art Museum (New Jersey)

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of Women in the Arts

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
__ Interactive Features

Sheldon Museum of Art (Lincoln, NE)

Visual AIDS

Walker Art Center (Minneapolis, MN)

Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY)

Women Artists of the American West

Women Environmental Artists Directory


__ Member Directory

American College Dance Festival Association

American Dance Festival (Durham, NC)

American Dance Legacy Institute (Providence, RI)

Artslynx Internatonal Arts Resources
- Dance

Bates Dance Festival (Lewiston Maine)

Dance Heritage Coalition

Dance Magazine

The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS:
Dance Archive

Free to Dance - PBS

The Joyce Theater (New York, NY)
New England Performing Arts

National Dance Project

Voice of Dance


American Composers Forum

American Federation of Musicians

American Flute Guild

American Guild of Organists

American Jazz Museum
(Kansas City, MO)

American Music Center
(New York, NY)

American Music Preservation

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers

Art of the States
listen to new music from the US

Chamber Music America

Classical Voice

Chorus America

Country Music Hall of Fame
(Nashville, TN)

Database of Recorded American Music

Early Music America

Earthsongs - Modern Music from Native America

Electronic Music Foundation

Kalvos & Damian's New Music Bazaar

League of American Orchestras

Live Music Archive

Milken Archive of American Jewish Music

Music of Puerto Rico

Native American Music Awards

National Music Museum
(Vermillion, South Dakota)

Other Minds
(San Francisco, CA)

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
(Cleveland, OH)

G. Schirmer


Smithsonian Jazz

Wikpedia - List of Symphony Orchestras
in the United States

Women In Music with Laney Goodman


Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation

Border Cultures: Conjunto Music
- University of Texas at Austin
New England Performing Arts

Music in Oregon
(University of Oregon Libraries)

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

The Redhot Jazz Archive

Texas Music Project

West Virginia Music Hall of Fame


Opera America

The Metropolitan Opera (New York City)

Houston Grand Opera

Los Angeles Opera

The Minnesota Opera

San Francisco Opera

The Santa Fe Opera

U. S. Opera
_ U.S. Opera Composers


Academy of American Poets
_ National Poetry Map

The Alabama Writer's Forum

American Poetry Archives - SFSU

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs

The Authors Guild

Bamboo Ridge
Journal of Hawai'i Literature and Art


Contemporary Italian Writing

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses


The Electronic Literature Directory

Electronic Literature Organization

Electronic Poetry Center

Famous Chinese-Americans in Literature and Drama

Independent Publishers Group

Iowa Review Web

Library of Southern Literature
- Documenting the American South

Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide

The Literature of Georgia - Southern Literary Review

Medgar Evers College Center for Black Literature

Modern American Poetry
- Department of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
Cary Nelson, Editor

National Writers Union

The New York Review of Books

PBS NewsHour Poetry Series

The Poetry Center at Smith College

Poetry Foundation

Poets & Writers

Storytellers Native American Authors Online

U.S. State Poets Laureate (Library of Congress)

Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color


Theatre Communications Group

American Association of Community Theatre

American Theater Web

Artslynx International Arts Resources - Theatre Resources

Association of Performing Arts Presenters


Black Theatre Companies

The Dramatists Guild of America

Famous Chinese-Americans in Literature and Drama
- New England Performing Arts

Playwrights Foundation

Theaters Against The War

Film and Video

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

American Film Institute

American Indian Film Institute

Asian CineVision

Canyon Cinema

Center for Asian American Media

Cinema Treasures
movie theater preservation site

Experimental Television Center

The Internet Movie Database

The National Alliance for Media Arts
and Culture (NAMAC)

The National Center for Jewish Film

Native Networks

Sisters in Cinema

Sundance Institute

Video Data Bank

Women Make Movies

New Media

The Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium
- UC Berkeley

Boston Cyberarts

Do While Studio

Documents of Interactivity


The Electronic Literature Directory

Electronic Poetry Center

Iowa Review Web


MIT Press - New Media


Riding the Meridian

Telematic Connections: The Virtual Embrace
- The Walker Art Center


Whitney Artport
- Whitney Musem of American Art

Women in New Media


Center for Architecture - AIA

Great Buildings Online

Portals to American Art and Artists
-- With a focus on web portals that feature
the culture of their State
and on web portals for the artists of
each State

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

US Regional Arts Organizations

Arts Midwest
Mid-America Arts Alliance
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
New England Foundation for the Arts
Southern Arts Federation
_ Southern Artistry
WESTAF, the Western States Arts Federation
_ Online Artist Registry

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