Americans for the Arts
1000 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005
One East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Serving communities, enriching lives
The Fine Art Directory online, including:
* Art History
* Art market
* Art Venues
The Alliance Of New York State Arts Organizations
Box 96, 245 Love Lane
Mattituck, NY 11952
(631) 298-1101 fax
The Alliance Of New York State Arts Organizations has a 26 year
history as New York's primary service association for community based arts and cultural organizations. The Alliance provides leadership and vision, and delivers services, resources and tools that strengthen
community cultural organizations.
Alliance programs include a Rural Arts Initiative, an annual state-wide
Arts Conference, Management Training Workshops, Alliance on the Road programs and individual Staff Site Visits. A vast electronic network informs the field on advocacy issues, action items and generally mobilizes the arts community for Arts Day in Albany and Grassroots training sessions. Publications and directories, networking and referrals round out information services.
New York Foundation for the Arts
155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10013-1507
(212) 366-1778 fax
The New York Foundation for the Arts enables contemporary artists to create and share their works and provides the broader public with opportunities to experience and understand the arts. The Foundation accomplishes this by providing responsive leadership and advocacy, offering financial and informational support and building collaborative relationships with others who are committed to the arts in New York State and throughout the United States.
National Association of Artists Organizations
918 F Street NW, Suite 611
Washington DC 20004
More than 700 artists' organizations, arts institutions, artists, and arts professionals comprise the National Association of Artists' Organizations/NAAO membership. NAAO's constituency reflects a broad range of aesthetics, as well as great diversity in geographic, economic, ethnic, and gender-based communities. NAAO's six membership regions represent artists and organizations from across the United States. NAAO was established to provide its constituents with a vehicle for communication and a clear and distinct national voice.
National Endowment for the Arts
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506
Brings excellent performances beyond big cities to small towns and rural areas in all 50 states; helps keep ticket and admission prices affordable; awards grants that reach millions through national tours of symphonies or dance, free public broadcasts, internet initiatives, and festivals or exhibitions visited by tourists; helps make blockbuster museum exhibitions possible; contributes to the strength and stability of local, state, and regional arts organizations.
New York State Council on the Arts
175 Varick Street, NY, NY 10014
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is a state funding agency that provides support for activities of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in New York State and helps to bring artistic programs of high quality to the citizens of the state. NYSCA has been directed by the state Legislature to maintain the "paramount position of this State in the nation and the world as a cultural center" through the support of nonprofit arts organizations in New York State. NYSCA achieves its goals primarily through its grantmaking activity. It offers grants and support services to the field through a number of discipline and field related programs.
New York Foundation for the Arts
155 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
NYFA Source is the most extensive national database of awards, services, and publications for artists of all disciplines. Artists, arts
organizations, and the general public can access information on over
3,000 arts organizations, 2,800 award programs, 2,600 service programs, and 900 publications for individual artists nationwide, with more programs added every day.
Rochester Public Library
115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604-1896
The library provides two directories for folk craft and music information in the Monroe County: Directory of Clubs in Monroe County and Directory of Associations in Monroe County.