Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Artist Services

Programs that provide technical services, subsistence funding, studios or living facilities and/or other services for individual artists, filmmakers, musicians, and other performers; or support organizations that produce, present, or support, dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, visual and related arts.

Arts Festivals

Programs that sponsor events which feature activities for the entire family including dance and music performances, storytelling, mime, children's theater, comedy, drama, visual arts, film, poetry, multi-cultural programs, laser shows, parades, participatory processions, workshops and exhibits. Includes First Night Celebrations which are annual events in communities throughout the country which celebrate the arrival of the New Year through a festival of the arts. Participants are encouraged to create masks, wear costumes and paint their faces in honor of the occasion. The festival typically concludes with a countdown to midnight and a fireworks finale.

Cultural Heritage Programs

Programs that support and celebrate the diversity of the community's social, artistic and intellectual inheritance.

Humanities Activities/Events

Programs that sponsor events which provide opportunities for people to participate in the study and discussion of contemporary values and public issues in the humanities and social sciences including the areas of literature, history, philosophy, classical and modern languages, archaeology, linguistics and jurisprudence with the objective of developing an understanding and appreciation for these fields of learning.

Museums

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research, exhibit and provide for educational use, objects or artifacts of artistic, cultural, historical, scientific or technological significance which are presented in a popular and fairly non-technical manner. Collections may include works of art; objects and artifacts that are related to the study of zoology, biology, botany, mineralogy, geology and other natural sciences, history, archeology, science and technology; materials related to motion pictures, sports, music, theater and other aspects of the arts and popular culture; memorabilia and other collectibles; or material relating to the history and achievements of a particular cultural or ethnic group. Most museums have auxiliary services which enhance the museum experience for visitors.

Visual Arts

Programs that support, promote, provide access to and encourage the enjoyment of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photography, crafts, architectural works and other visual art forms.

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