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HUMANITIES - the study of being human.

Art - Classical and Modern

American History and Art from New England
http://www.memorialhall.mass.edu/
Explore artifacts from their museum and historic documents that reveal the history of New England.

Creative Space: Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/blackburn/
Showcases fifty-nine works from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Archives and Collection.

Drawing the Western Frontier: The James E. Taylor Album
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/taylor/
Illustrations and drawings for newspapers based on his first hand experiences as well as letters and photographs.

Essential Vermeer
http://essentialvermeer.20m.com/index.htm
Over 250 pages of information on the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer.

Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery
http://www.npg.si.edu/cexh/eye/index.html
Portrait drawings dating from the 1880s to the 1980s.

Eyes on Art
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/art2/
A 'learning to look' curriculum.

Explore the Unicorn Tapestries
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/Unicorn/unicorn_splash.htm
Presents the Unicorn Tapestries in an up close and personal format.

Gilbert Stewart - Making Faces
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/gilbert_stuart/what_01.html
Who was Gilbert Stuart and what did he do? Was he a comedian? And how did he get to know George Washington and so many other famous people? A feature that includes an animated story and activities, designed especially for families, answers these questions and more.

The Impressionists
http://www.biography.com/impressionists/
A special feature on Impressionist painters.

Leonardo da Vinci: Master Draftsman
http://www.metmuseum.org/special/Leonardo_Master_Draftsman/draftsman_splash.htm
View the drawings, listen to commentary, and read about one of the great artists - Leonardo da Vinci.

Milwaukee Art Musuem
http://www.mam.org
Detailed images of art, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, and the Quadracci Pavilion.

Mr. Picassohead
http://www.mrpicassohead.com/
Absolutely just for fun, you can become a Cubist painter at this clever site, creating an original work of art by moving facial parts onto a canvas.

PBS: Art: 21
http://www.pbs.org/art21
Emmy-nominated four-part series focuses on 21 modern American artists who express their passion through far-flung mediums.

Cultural Arts

CHICO
http://www.si.umich.edu/CHICO/
includes participants from the School of Information, University departments in the arts and humanities, and area K-12 schools as well as local, regional and national museums and public libraries.

Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers & Students (CARTS)
http://www.carts.org
A project of City Lore, a cultural organization whose mission is to document, preserve and present the living cultural heritage of New York and other cities.

Gifts of Speech
http://gos.sbc.edu/
Dedicated to preserving and creating access to speeches by influential contemporary women.

Holocaust Stamp Gallery
http://web.macam98.ac.il/~ochayo/kids/miami.htm
Holocaust Stamp Gallery from around the world. Includes a stamp album.

The Dancer and The Dance

Baryshnikov Dance Foundation
http://www.whiteoakdanceproject.com/index.html
Founded by Mikhail Baryshnikov to foster an interest in dance as an art form. Includes news and notes on Baryshnikov's tours and projects.

Cas Public, a Canadian dance company
http://www.caspublic.com/en/nousnirons.html
“If you go down to the woods today” is geared toward children ages 6 to 12 and their families. The show is composed of a suite of six choreographic presentations on children’s fears -- fear of the night, growing up, difference, being afraid, imaginary fear, warranted fear... all of it aimed at taming fear, learning how to own it and finding possible solutions engenders.

New York City Ballet
http://www.nycballet.com/
Artists and creative works illuminate ballet's development through time and, importantly, point the way to a continually unfolding future. Test your knowledge of history, names, places, and events as you play New York City Ballet's Trivia Game.

Riverdance
http://www.riverdance.com/
Welcome to the singing and dancing Riverdance website. All your favourite sections are still here, with the addition of some new features, and a new look.

STOMP
http://www.stomponline.com/
Performed in theaters, but it's not a play, musical, or opera.

Tango Flamenco
http://www.talentdanza.com/talentdanzaEN.html
Spanish flamenco and Argentine tango are brought together in a dramatic and passionate display! This company of up to 25 artists performs in an authentic and innovative combination of tango and flamenco dance, song and music.

Music - Instrument and Voice

American Roots Music
http://www.pbs.org/americanrootsmusic/index.html
Discover the pioneers of the musical forms that combined on American soil to become the most pervasive music throughout the world.

Bach Digital
http://www.bachdigital.org/
A tribute to the work of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Children's Music Web
http://www.childrensmusic.org/
The goal is to bring the often overlooked and underemphasized genre of children's music into the public eye. There is a growing body of hundreds of professional musicians and groups who specialize in creating and performing music perfect for children.

Experience Music Project
http://www.emplive.com
Showcases items related to the history of music.

The Official George and Ira Gershwin Web Site
http://www.gershwin.com
Contains audio and visual files, as well as the history of the Gershwin brothers.

Lift Every Voice
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/exhibits/music/index.html
A special exhibition from the University of Virginia Library. It is an exhibition which commemorates a variety of songs that were a part of American life though the ages.

Lyrics Connection
http://www.lyricsconnection.com/
Assembled resource links for those looking for lyrics.

MP3.com
http://www.mp3.com/
One of the largest collections of digital music available on the Internet, with more than 1 million song and audio files posted from tens of thousands of digital artists and record labels.

Musicals 101
http://www.musicals101.com
Contains information on the history, development and current traditions of musical theater.

The Prokofiev Page
http://www.prokofiev.org
Site is dedicated to the life and work of Sergi Prokofiev, composer and pianist.

Southern Mosaic: The John and Ruby Lomax 1939 Southern States Recording Trip
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html
Presents the recordings of folk music made by John and Ruby Lomax during their three month trip through the south.

Photography

Cowboy Photographer: Erwin E. Smith
http://www.cartermuseum.org/collections/smith/
Online gallery of his photographs which show the cowboy around the turn of the 20th century. Includes a biography and glossary of terms.

Detroit Publishing Company Online Exhibit: Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
http://www.hfmgv.org/exhibits/dpc/
Site focuses on photo views of the Western United States, both in cities and wilderness.

Literacy through Photography
http://cds.aas.duke.edu/ltp/
Launched in the Durham Public School System in 1989 as a two week project through the Center for Documentary Studies. Now, almost ten years later, it thrives in fourteen public schools, including a day treatment center for behaviorally and emotionally handicapped students.

Resources In General

Asian American Humanities Association
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~aaha/main.html
Art conveys the sentiments of the society in which it is created. We can learn of our past by acquainting ourselves with it's art and humanities.

BBC - Inside Society and Culture
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/society_culture/
The cultural and social life of Britain has undergone centuries of radical evolution, inspired by technological change, migrating populations and the quest for justice.

Irish Resources in the Humanities
http://irith.org/index.jsp
Database of online links dealing with Irish humanities resources.

Theater - The Stage is the Thing

Daytona Playhouse
http://www.daytonaplayhouse.org/
Since 1946, we have entertained appreciative audiences with wonderful performances in the very best community theater tradition.

Sands Theater Center
http://www.sandstheatercenter.com/
Five professionally directed Main Stage theater productions are produced each season. Auditions are open to the public. Volunteer opportunities are available in all production areas.

Seaside Music Theater
http://www.seasidemusictheater.org
Daytona Beach's Professional Theater.

Theatre History
http://www.theatrehistory.com/index.html
The homepage for the site features links to a script archive, a Today in Theatre History section, a featured topic area, and a listing of the other areas covered within the site. The script archive includes a number of monologues, 10-minute plays, and full-length plays, most of which are in the public domain.

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