A research center dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to primary sources that document the history of the visual arts in America. The image gallery contains over 8,000 photographs, letters, sketches, diaries, and other documents which have been scanned and individually described.
The NEA provides grants to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The research database includes research reports, notes, brochures, and convenings.
The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum and research complex. Search over 7.4 million records with 568,100 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources from the Smithsonian's museums, archives & libraries.