Foundation for the Arts -
source of grant funding in the province.
Artist Relief Organization Network, Inc. - encouraging
celebrities and developing artists to lend their talents to
Arts Alliance - The mission of the American Arts Alliance
is to be the principal advocate for America's professional
nonprofit arts organizations and their publics in representing
arts interests and advancing arts support before Congress and
other branches of the Federal government. To achieve this
mission, the Alliance will inform legislators and policy
makers of the vital role of the arts in American society, and
advocate the development of national policies which
recognize,enhance and foster the contributions that thearts
make to America.
American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit
educational organization dedicated to fostering an environment
in which craft is understood and valued. Founded by Aileen
Osborn Webb in 1943, the Council has a distinguished history
of innovative programming that has provided a vital base for
the emergence of the contemporary craft movement in the United
States in the decades since the Second World War.
and Design Associations on the World Wide Web provides
links to over 560 associations whose members are interested in
variety of visual arts, architecture, design, and allied
for Health Foundation - sponsoring projects which use the
arts to increase public awareness of health risks.
Libraries Society of North America - ARLIS/NA Founded in
1972, ARLIS/NA promotes the continuing professional education
of its members and the general knowledge of the public
concerning all aspects of art librarianship and visual
Libraries Society - Australia and New Zealand has as its
aims to promote arts librarianship, particularly by acting as
a forum for exchange of information and materialsand to
co-operate with other national and international organisations
in the fields of arts and librarianship.
Sans Frontiere - international Danish-French art
foundation promoting artists from all corners of the world,
online and with exhibitions in the South of France.
Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America (ABANA)
is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to
promoting the art of blacksmithing. ABANA's two quarterly
publications, the Anvil's Ring and the Hammer's Blow , provide
inspiration and technical information for 4,500 members. Over
50 chapters in North America, Australia, and New Zealand are
chartered with ABANA.
ArtMetal Project is a not-for-profit volunteer venture of
a group of metalsmiths and organizations which aims to
disseminate information about various aspects of artistic
metalworking and to provide a forum for artists and art lovers
to experience this outstanding medium. If you are interested
in learning more about how to work with metal. This site
includes a good list of resources for metalsmiths.
Arts & Crafts Society is an online community dedicated
to the philosophy and spirit of the Arts & Crafts
Movement. In the spirit of the societies inspired in the early
20th century by the historic Arts & Crafts Movement, this
site has been created to provide an online "home"
for the present-day Arts & Crafts Movement community:
artisans, craftspeople, collectors, lovers, etc.
Foundation of Michigan .
Wire - weekly digest of arts news and a database of
cultural resources from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
American Arts Foundation - Northern California
non-profit organization assisting the Asian Pacific arts
Association for Art History welcomes all art historians,
museum professionals, critics, and scholars, including
graduate students.Associating under this broad allegiance and
welcoming art historians and scholars from across the
spectrum, the Association for Art History will focus on the
specific interests and concerns of its members.
Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), founded in
1916, is a national not-for-profit membership organization
representing 170 directors of the major art museums in the
United States, Canada, and Mexico.
of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA) is a member
benefit non-profit group of over 300 artists and supporters
centered in the San Francisco Bay area
Banff Centre for the Arts The Banff Centre for the Arts is
a place for artists, and is dedicated to lifelong learning and
professional career development in the arts, acting as site
and catalyst for creative activity and experience.
Design and Art Direction (D&AD) - Founded in 1962, is
a professional association and charity representing the UK's
thriving design and advertising communities.
Brooklyn Coalition of Artists in Park Slope - Brooklyn C.A.P.S.
is an organization of emerging and established artists,
based in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The organization is built with
regard to the need of artists to be effectively supported in
their areas of creativity- while remaining distinct individual
voices - and to present information about opportunities to
show and sell their work.
Center for Arts & Culture provides independent
research, analysis, and informaed dialogue on policy choices
facing arts and culture in a changing world.
College Art Association (CAA) includes among its members
those who by vocation or avocation are concerned about and/or
committed to the practice of art, teaching, and research of
and about the visual arts and humanities. Over 13,000 artists,
art historians, scholars, curators, collectors, educators, art
publishers, and other visual arts professionals are individual
members. Another 2,000 university art and art history
departments, museums, libraries, and professional and
commercial organizations hold institutional memberships.
for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information The
latest information on CIMI's work with SGML andZ39.50 as well
as a proptotype online demonstrator searching object records
and SGML-encoded Exhibition Catalogues.
Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) is a non-profit, tax
exempt organization which provides immediate support to
professional craftspeople facing career threatening
emergencies such as fire, theft, illness and natural disaster.
Created in 1985, CERF is the only organization of its kind in
the United States.
is working with a wide variety of cultural organizations and
individuals across Canada who are providing information about
their seasons, their programs, theirartists, and themselves.
Foundation for the Arts and Humanities - offers awards to
artists and writers.
Center for the Arts is a multi-disciplinary contemporary
arts organization. The name Dia, taken from the Greek word
meaning "through,"was chosen to suggest our role as
the conduit or means for realizing extraordinary projects.
Foundation - exists for the advancement of the composer
S.C. Eckhardt-Gramatte and the expressionist Walter Gramatte.
Broad Family Foundation - collection of work by
for Art Resources (FAR) - alternative arts organization
since 1977, FAR sponsors art lectures, events, exhibits,
proposals and publications not traditionally supported by
mainstream art venues.
is a not-for-profit arts organization with offices in New York
and Los Angeles. We are dedicated to helping connect young
artists with audiences and opportunities through exhibitions,
on-line programs, and community outreach.
Foundation - funding contemporary arts. With information
onf current and permanent exhibits, the collection, reference,
Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the
Humanities is one of six independent entities of the J.
Paul Getty Trust. Its goals as a research institute are to
promote innovative scholarship in the arts and the humanities,
cross traditional academic boundaries, and provide a unique
environment for research, critical inquiry, and debate.
Integral to its interdisciplinary approach is the concept that
visual arts and artifacts should be assessed within the broad
historical and cultural contexts in which they were created.
Foundation - promotional committee for the project; (in
English, French, and Italian).
Krieble Delmas Foundation - promotes the advancement and
perpetuation of humanistic inquiry and artistic creativity by
encouraging excellence in scholarship and in the performing
arts, and by supporting research libraries and other
institutions that preserve cultural heritage resources.
Foundation - offers grants to individuals and institutions
pursuing research, publication, or programming in
architecture, as well as related arts and academic
Moore Foundation - The object of the Henry Moore
Foundation, set up in 1977, and generously endowed by Mr
Moore, is 'to advance the education of the public by the
promotion of their appreciation of the fine arts and in
particular the works of Henry Moore'.
Arts Alliance & Foundation
Child Art Foundation - dedicated to promoting child art
and visual learning globally. Site includes contest and event
information, and links to drawing sites and galleries.
Charlot Foundation - dedicated to collecting, promoting,
and sharing resources relating to the life, career,
philosophy, and art of Jean Charlot.
Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation - provides
fellowships for advanced professionals in all fields (natural
sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts) except
the performing arts.
Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation hosts 12 exhibitions a
year. Each year more than 85,000 visitors come to the
foundation. Over 2,000 students and teachers come on field
trips and more than 50,000 students and teachers access our
Traveling Suitcase program which offers hands-on learning
using real art objects in the K-12 classroom.
Family Trust - The Khalili Collections - about their
collections of Islamic, Japanese, Spanish, and Swedish art.
Foundation - The Khalili Collection of Japanese Art -
collection of Meiji decorative art including metalwork,
enamels, lacquerwork, and ceramics.
Foundation - promotes the welfare of women and to benefit
the arts. Annual grants made in selected visual or literary
disciplines to women recepients.
Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund - private grantmaking
foundation making grants to enhance the cultural life of
communities through arts and culture, adult literacy and urban
Miranda de Mascarenas Foundation - established in 1988,
the Foundation helps young people realize intellectual and
cultural pursuits by providing scholarships and sponsoring
Atlantic Arts Foundation - providing leadership and
support through grants, technical assistance and information
to artists and arts organizations.
Arts and Cultures Foundation - a foundation established
for the purpose of promoting and asisting cultural and arts
National Caricaturist Network (NCN) is an international
non-profit organization dedicated to the art of caricature. It
is made up of professional caricaturists from all over the
world, students of caricature and people who have an interest
in the artform.
National Cartoonists Society is the world's largest and
most prestigious organization of professional cartoonists. As
defined in the NCS by-laws, a professional is one who earns
50% or more of one's living by drawing cartoons. The by-laws
define a cartoonist as "a graphic story teller, whose
drawings interpret rather than copy nature in order to
heighten the effect of his or her message."
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is
a professional organization of individuals whose interests,
talents, or careers are primarily focused on the ceramic arts.
It became an independent organization in 1967 after several
years of affiliation with the Ceramics Education Council of
the American Ceramic Society.
Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts - with the
mission to "identify young, emerging artists and
encourage them with moral and financial support to pursue
England Foundation for the Arts
York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) - enables contemporary
artists to create and share their works and provides the
broader public with opportunities to experience and understand
Foundation: The Khalili Collection of Islamic Art - more
than 20,000 objects documenting Islamic art. Site offers
information on the collection, exhibits and the foundation.
Studio: The Arts Online - Cash awards to nonprofits to
provide internet access and training in support of increasing
the arts online. Run by Benton Foundation and NEA.
Oliveros Foundation - furthers research in arts technology
and sponsors the exploration and uses of art for the education
and development of human consciousness, making the results
available to the public.
Foundation - art exhibition, sculpture park, Gallo-Roman
museum, automobile museum, cultural center in Martigny.
Foundation, Inc. - providing financial assistance to
individual working artists of established ability.
Grace Foundation - identifies and assists young artists in
the fields of dance, theater and film in the United States.
Dublin Society - promotes the development of arts,
science, agriculture and industry in Ireland.
Foundation - provides preservation and promotion of
artistic and cultural resources.
Society of American Silversmiths is the world's #1
resource for anything related to the silversmiths' art and
craft. SAS was founded in April 1989 as nation's only
professional organization solely devoted to the preservation
and promotion of contemporary silversmithing, specifically in
the areas of holloware, flatware, and sculpture.
of Architectural Historians and its members invite the
support and active participation of all who share our interest
in architecture--past, present,and future. Founded in 1940,
the Society encourages scholarly research in the field and
promotes the preservation of significant architectural
monuments that are an integral part of our worldwide
historical and cultural heritage.
Society of Illustrators was formed to promote and
stimulate interest in the art of illustration, past, present
and future, and to give impetus generally toward high ideals
in the art by means of exhibitions, lectures, educational
programs, social intercourse, and in such other ways as may
of Publication Designers - For over a quarter of a
century, the Society of Publication Designers has been a
driving force for quality and innovation in publication
design. It is the one venue to which the best of the best
500, Inc - non-profit all volunteer fund raising
organization dedicated to serving the cultural arts community.
Texas Coalition for Quality Arts Education acts as a
common voice for fine artseducation in Texas, representing the
over three million students enrolled in the fine arts in
Texas, their parents,educators, community leaders, and arts
advocates involved in and supportive of fine arts education,
both publicly and privately.
Foundation for the Arts, The - provides scholarships,
endowments, and internships for the visual arts in the name of
Maynard Dixon, the American modernist painter. Also offers the
Dixon studio as a retreat for aspiring artists.
Resource Association site includes information about the
Association, infomation about copyright issues, and
information about affiliate organizations.