Hit the Books… kinda.

Next is the research.

There are tools to help – but it’s a little old school.

American Art Directory

The American Art Directory has been published every year since the beginning of the 20th century.

Art Organizations: Profiling more than 5,400 national and regional organizations, museums, libraries and associations in the U.S. and Canada.

Art Schools: Covering over 1,800 institutions, complete with contact data, degree programs, scholarship programs, entrance requirements and tuition information.

Art Information: Consisting of nine useful address directories, museums abroad, art schools abroad, state art councils, state directors and supervisors of art education, art magazines, art editors and critics, scholarships and fellowships, open exhibitions and traveling exhibitions booking agencies.

Indexes: by Subject, Personnel and Organization.

aad68_webIt’s $297.

Maybe convince your local art group to splurge on one and then all the members can use it.

Or… find it in a Library.

The TPL (Toronto Public Library) has 16 copies in the Reference Library. That means that they are not allowed to be checked out – but you can keep it in the library and use it for as long as the library is open.

The 1914 edition is out of copyright and is readable online.

I don’t know how useful or accurate the information will be – but it’s there for your perusal.

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