Postsecondary educational institutions that offer a curriculum that focuses on one or a number of visual or performing arts including fine arts, industrial arts, commercial arts, photography, music, dance, theatre and film and which may also include academic courses and grant a degree.
Facilities within cities, towns and other municipalities where residents of the community and visitors gather for social, business and cultural activities and/or to conduct the business of government, obtain services, seek justice and participate in the democratic process. Facilities may include city hall buildings, courthouses, exhibit halls, museums, special libraries, galleries, theatres, music centres and sports venues as well as hotels and restaurants.
Organizations whose members are individual professionals or agencies associated with the arts who have affiliated for the purpose of fostering knowledge about and appreciation of artistic expression within their particular field, establishing standards of excellence, recognizing outstanding contributions, promoting career development, and otherwise supporting the interests of members. Members may include individual professionals (e.g., artists, singers, instrumentalists, actors, dance professionals, mime artists, conductors); organizations representative of the visual or performing arts or other arts fields (e.g., dance or theatre troupes, symphony orchestras, art museums, choral groups), or dealers, collectors, producers, distributors, arts facility managers or others working in the arts field or who are patrons of the arts.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.