Resources for Arts & Music Education
Education Partnership -
(formerly the Goals 2000 Arts Education Partnership) is a private,
nonprofit coalition of education, arts, business, philanthropic, and
government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential
role of arts education in enabling all students to succeed in school,
life, and work.
Awesome Library -
organizes the Web with 16,000 carefully reviewed resources, including
the top 5 percent in education.
- (Cultural Arts Resources for Teachers and Students) web site is a
virtual extension of City Lore's educational programs and it's National
network for Folk Arts in Education. As you explore the people, places
and traditions that turn communities into classrooms, stock your cart
high with the many useful resources available inside.
World Arts Center -Visual Arts - Use this list to guide you to
Education World's extensive visual arts database. Performance Arts -
Use this list to guide you to Education World's dance, music and
- The mission of MENC: The National Association for Music Education is
to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music
Teachers National Association - (MTNA) has existed since 1876,
to support music teaching and the art of music. Founded by Theodore
Presser and sixty-two colleagues, MTNA is America's oldest professional
International Music Products Association - Our Web site is
designed to be a doorway into the music products industry. We want you
to use NAMM.com to access national and industry news, to become a NAMM
member, or plan your experience at a NAMM trade show. NAMM.com is also
your doorway to success. You can take advantage of our member benefits,
or learn what you need to know at NAMM University. So spend some time
at NAMM.com and experience the International Music Products Association!
Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) - is the membership
organization of the nation's state and jurisdictional arts agencies.
NASAA's mission is to advance and promote a meaningful role for the
arts in the lives of individuals, families and communities throughout
the United States. We empower state arts agencies through strategic
assistance that fosters leadership, enhances planning and decision
making, and increases resources.
York Philharmonic KidZone - Invent an instrument - Follow the
orchestra around the world -- Watch an interview with a musician - Send
in your own musical ideas!
VSA - The International Organization on Arts & Disability
- Founded in 1974 by Jean Kennedy Smith as an affiliate of The John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and led by Interim CEO Deborah
Stuart, VSA arts is an International organization that creates learning
opportunities through the arts for people with disabilities. The
organization offers arts-based programs in creative writing, dance,
drama, music and the visual arts implemented primarily through our vast
affiliate network in 41 states and the District of Columbia and 86
international affiliates in 83 countries. VSA arts' programs now serve
4.3 million Americans and 1.3 million people in other parts of the
U.S. Department of Education -
Our mission, as a Department, is to ensure equal access to education
and to promote educational excellence for all Americans. This
award-winning web site is part of our effort to pursue that mission and
the President's plan, No Child Left Behind. It offers a range and an
ever-growing collection of information about the Department, including
our initiatives and priorities, grant opportunities, offices,
publications and research and statistics. Visit our news page for the
latest developments, including press releases, speeches, and additions
to the web site. Check out special collections of information for
parents, teachers and students. For a quick orientation to the
thousands of publications and files on this site, take this guided tour
of just a few of the many resources you will find here. You may also
want to visit our educational resources for Spanish speakers.