The Alliance advocates on behalf of the field of artists' communities and creative environments and provides professional development opportunities and links to funding partnerships. Search for an artist's residency here.
"A membership organization that encourages the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing."
"Our mission is to build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and to lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America."
"Nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that is internationally established on three continents. Our mission emphasizes critical thinking, a commitment to reciprocity, and a sense of ethics at the core of all artistic practices."
"The organization exists to facilitate communication among scholars, teachers, students, artists, museum specialists, collectors, and all others interested in the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora."
"A consortium of over 160 North American colleges, strives to strengthen the role of Asian Studies within the framework of liberal arts education to help prepare succeeding generations of undergraduates for a world in which Asian societies play prominent roles in an ever more interdependent world."
"A membership-based organisation for image professionals in the cultural heritage sector. AHFAP aims to provide a forum for photographers, image-makers, conservators and image archivists to share experiences and benefit from mutual co-operation."
"A non-profit organization dedicated to the study of the art of Latin America. Established in 1979, and officially recognized as an affiliated society of the College Art Association in 1997, it aims to encourage the highest standards of scholarship, criticism, and teaching in the art and architectural history of Latin America."
"A non-profit member organization established to support African and African American focused museums nationally and internationally, as well as the professionals who protect, preserve and interpret African and African American art, history and culture."
"The mission of the Association of Art Museum Curators is to support and promote the work of museum curators by creating opportunities for networking, collaboration, professional development, and advancement."
"A membership organization and an affiliated society of CAA—Advancing Art & Design. Founded in 1979, AHAA fulfills its mission of promoting scholarship on art of the United States from the European encounter with Native peoples to contemporary practice."
"Goal is to foster dialogue and communication among those who have a special interest in the field of nineteenth-century art and culture. Nineteenth-century art is broadly defined as all art that was produced between the American Revolution and the First World War, regardless of geographic boundaries."
"Consortium of 28 museums and research centers based in North America. ARIAH’s goal is to promote scholarship in art history and related disciplines, and to foster exchange among scholars, curators, and art historians from different parts of the world."
"An affiliate society of the College Art Association (CAA) in North America, HBA promotes scholarship and other professional endeavors related to British art and architecture, broadly conceived in terms of place and time."
"Purpose...is to promote education and research in art history and related disciplines, to intensify cooperation between the institutes by facilitating the flow of information on scientific and administrative activities as well as the exchange of research findings, and to encourage the institutes to undertake joint projects."
"Promotes awareness of the need for preservation, restoration, and documentation of the catacombs of Rome (with a special focus on the Jewish catacombs). Members may access additional resources including an online image archives and bibliographical database."
"Not-for-profit educational and research organization dedicated to integrity in the visual arts. IFAR offers impartial and authoritative information on authenticity, ownership, theft, and other artistic, legal, and ethical issues concerning art objects."
"The mission of the Society of Arts + Crafts is to support and celebrate craft makers and their creativity. The organization’s vision is to build and sustain a vibrant and diverse community and to shape the future of craft."