REQUIRED WEB SITES:
1. Hyperhistory.com The student is expected to make use of the Hyperhistory charts.
2. ArtLex This lexicon of art is a fabulous fund of information and is required reading for this course.
3. WebMuseum A great little Famous Paintings exhibition, also required for this course.
4. Google Search Engine Web Directory, Art This great Web Directory will help you find specifics in the visual art world. Other categories may be searched for information on other arts.
5. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Visit the Met online, and choose your personal art galleries from its archives! Enjoy highlights of the great collections of one of the great museums of the world.
6. Guggenheim Museum, New York City The wonderful Web site of this great museum. Lots of pictures and stories of artists, directions, etc.
7. The New York Public Library A gateway to one of the world's most extensive libraries, where you can find tons of art/music resources!
Free Museum Hours and Times: Whether or not you are a starving artist, you can see art for FREE at museums citywide. If you can't afford to pay the suggested contributions, a smaller donation can still help support these great museums.
Museum of Modern Art Website Before you visit a museum, drop in on the site! You'll get very important information which will help you enjoy your visit more.
The Frick Collection The magnificent edifice and the art collection of the Frick are real treasures of the City of New York.
Van Gogh Museum Take a virtual tour through the Van Gogh Museum. A fabulous collection of Van Gogh’s paintings, letters, etc.!
National Gallery of Art A wonderful gallery from our nation’s capital. Go on Collection Tours and choose a tour by school or medium and explore the National Gallery's collections of painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and graphic arts. and In-Depth Study Tours Explore an artist, a specific work of art, or a theme in-depth in these specially designed features.
Museum Mile -- 5th Avenue from 82-105 Streets:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design Jewish Museum International Center of Photography Museum of the City of New York El Museo del Barrio Goethe House National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
Other Popular Destinations: click for a complete list
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum Museum of Modern Art American Museum of Natural History The Whitney Brooklyn Museum of Art Frick Collection Museum of Television and Radio more...
Steuben Glass A corporate site with many beautiful objects in glass.
Smithsonian Online resources from the Smithsonian Institution. Many branches of this huge Museum including: the Museum of the American Indian, History_and_Culture, Art and Design and much more!
Great Buildings A great site for architecture. Even the WTC is covered. You'll love the site!
Digital archive of American Architecture This archive, currently consisting of nearly 1,500 digitized images of American architecture (280 buildings) plus explanatory material: From Saltbox to Skyscraper: Architecture in America.
Church Architecture Glossary You can see a diagram and get more information about historic church interiors.
A Thousand Years of Church Architecture from Columbia University, including Early Christian, Romanesque, and Gothic.
Wright on the Web A Virtual Look at the Works of Frank Lloyd Wright
St. John the Divine Cathedral A wonderful tour of Selected highlights of the cathedral from 1892 to the present
Rome Roman Art and Architecture. Images grouped by historical periods.
MUSIC and DANCE:
Essentials of Music Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, here's the site for basic information about classical music of every period. All through the site you'll find almost 200 excerpts from Essential Classics. You'll also find: Eras: Overviews of the six main periods in music history -- Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Twentieth Century. Composers: Brief biographies of nearly 70 composers, which will bring to life the artists and their works. Glossary: 200 definitions with numerous musical examples.
WQXR Website A radio station of The Times, this is one of the last great Classical radio stations. A NYC tradition!
Amato Opera Over 50 years, a “Ma and Pa” operation. Wonderful website!
Juilliard Concert Calendar This outstanding conservatory has some free concerts and plays. Check the calendar and plan ahead!
Manhattan School of Music PERFORMANCE CALENDAR, free Classical music, Opera, and Jazz.
The Metropolitan Opera The other "Met"! Features some opera plots and great information. And The Met in the Parks Series A required field trip, for our summer classes, is one of these delightful performances. This is the calendar for the series.
New York City Opera The other major Opera company in New York City. Students can attend performances for $5!
New York Philharmonic A world class orchestra. Music Students can attend rehearsals for free!
Margot Fonteyn: ballerina assoluta A brief biography of one of the great dancers of all time.
Big Apple Jazz Events This is New York City's Jazz Authority including: Jazz Artistes, Jazz Links, Jazz Festivals, Jazz Gallery, and Jazz Events.
Louis Armstrong and American jazz A biography of Louis Armstrong with samples of his music and links to other jazz greats
Theater & Dance: New York City's Theater ranges from world-famous Broadway shows to lesser known off-Broadway productions.
Classical Music Venues in New York Many of our most popular performing halls in New York City. They Include:
Alice Tully Hall , Avery Fisher Hall , BargeMusic , Brooklyn Academy of Music , Carnegie Hall , The Juilliard School of Music , Lincoln Center, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, The New York City Opera , New York City Ballet , Merkin Concert Hall , Miller Theater at Columbia University , MOMA Summer Contemporary Classical Music Garden, Queens College Concert Hall & Colden Auditorium , Symphony Space , and Town Hall.
Popular Music Venues: These listings include venues hosting rock, hip-hop, alternative, oldies, festivals, big events such as The Three Tenors, electronica and more. Radio City Music Hall and Madison Square Garden.
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