Hillsdale College Art Department
Founded in 1844, this liberal arts college in Michigan is famous for its fight for moral rightness and the independence of education from government. The college “teaches its students the skills to be productive citizens and the moral virtues to be good ones” and accepts no federal funding, relying instead on substantial private contributions. Art Department Chair is ART Advisory Board Member Samuel Knecht.

Lyme Academy of Fine Arts
Located in Old Lyme, Connecticut: “A unique art college, distinguished among art schools in America for its contemporary focus on the traditions and history of the fine arts, the Lyme Academy offers fully accredited BFA, Post Baccalaureate, and Certificate programs.” Founder and Head of the Sculpture Department Elisabeth Gordon Chandler is ART Advisory Member.

Florence Academy of Fine Arts

The Florence Academy of Art (Italy) was founded in 1991 to provide the highest level of instruction in classical drawing, painting and sculpture. The vision of the Academy is to train a select group of highly skilled Realist artists. Founder and Executive Director Daniel Graves is ART Advisory Board Member.

Art Renewal Center

Art Renewal Center is dedicated to traditional humanist art, which is essential to the health and welfare of mankind, and to a critical and truthful analysis of the modernist onslaught by which it was nearly consumed.

Dahesh Museum
he only institution in the United States devoted to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting works by Europe's academically trained artists of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Dahesh serves a diverse audience by placing these artists in the broader context of 19th-century visual culture, and by offering a fresh appraisal of the role academies played in reinvigorating the classical ideals of beauty, humanistic values, and skill.

Frick Museum

The historic buildings of The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library, access to scholarly resources, stimulating exhibition and education programs, and lively concert and lecture series all provide ample reasons to visit the Frick, which spends more than $18,000,000 a year to provide public access to its art and research collections.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
The mission of The Metropolitan Museum of Art is to collect, preserve, study, exhibit, and stimulate appreciation for and advance knowledge of works of art that collectively represent the broadest spectrum of human achievement at the highest level of quality, all in the service of the public and in accordance with the highest professional standards.

Lincoln Center

The 16.3-acre Lincoln Center complex, the world's largest performing arts center, is home to the 12 resident arts organizations…representing the highest standards of excellence in symphony, opera, chamber music, theater, dance, film, and arts education.

Carnegie Hall
Hosting over 200 events each season, Carnegie Hall is one of New York City’s premiere performance venues.

American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre is recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Few ballet companies equal ABT for its combination of size, scope and outreach. Recognized as a living national treasure since its founding in 1940, ABT annually tours the United States, performing for more than 600,000 people, and is the only major cultural institution to do so.

New York City Ballet
The New York City Ballet, with about 90 dancers, is the largest dance organization in America. It has an active repertory of over 150 works, principally choreographed by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. The School of American Ballet, the official school of the New York City Ballet, is thriving in its spacious home in The Samuel B. & David Rose Building at Lincoln Center with an enrollment of over 350 aspiring dancers from nearly every state in the nation and around the world.

Manhattan School of Music

The Manhattan School of Music is one of the premier private music conservatories in the nation, with nearly 275 faculty members dedicated to shaping over 800 students from 40 countries into world-class musicians.

The Mannes College of Music
Mannes College of Music nurtures tomorrow's musical leaders in an intimate, supportive community true to the values of classical music. Its eminent faculty and comprehensive Techniques of Music curriculum impart musical artistry and deep knowledge of music and its structures.


The Chopin Society

Established in 1984, the Frederic Chopin Society is dedicated to bringing the power and beauty of classical piano music to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.


The American Brahms Society

Founded in 1983 on the occasion of the sesquicentenary of the birth of Johannes Brahms, the American Brahms Society is a non-profit, learned organization that actively seeks to foster and disseminate research on the life, music, and historical position of Brahms.

The Rachmaninoff Society

The Rachmaninoff Society was founded in 1990 to bring into contact all those who appreciate the Russian composer, pianist and conductor… and to further the study of his life and music.


WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's premier public radio stations, broadcasting the finest programs from National Public Radio and Public Radio International, as well as a wide range of award-winning signature local programming.


The Classical Station of the New York Times

The National Arts Club

The oldest private arts club in America, The National Arts Club’s mission is to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts and educate the American people in the fine arts.

Following a tradition of over 130 years, Salmagundi Art Club continues to serve as a center for fine artists from New York and around the country, providing exhibitions of paintings, sculpture and photography, conducting art classes and painting demonstrations and art auctions throughout the year.

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