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ADVOCACY

American Arts Alliance
Rosalie Kessler, Executive Director
805 15th Street Northwest, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
202/289-1776
202/371-6601 FAX

Business Committee for the Arts
1775 Broadway, Suite 510
New York, NY 10019-1942
212/664-0600
212/956-5980 FAX


COMMUNITY ARTS

Americans for the Arts (AFTA)
Robert L. Lynch, President and CEO
1000 Vermont Ave. NW
12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
202/371-2830
202/371-0424 FAX
www.artsusa.org  (w)


CRAFTS

American Crafts Council
Michael Monroe, Executive Director
72 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
212/274-0650
212/956-3035 FAX
amcraft@mindspring.com  (e)

US Department of the Interior
Indian Arts and Crafts Board
Room 4004
Washington, DC 20240
202/208-3773
202/208-5196 FAX

DANCE

American College Dance Festival Association
Paul J. Organisak, Executive Director
201 Wood Street
Room 609-B
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/392-3496
412/471-7273 FAX

Dance Critics Association
PO Box 1882
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10011
212/243-3584

Dance Theatre Workshop
David R. White, Executive Director &
Producer
219 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
212/691-6500
212/645-6317 FAX
dtw@dtw.org  (e)
www.dtw.org  (w)

Dance/USA
Andrea Snyder
1156 15th Street NW, Suite 820
Washington, DC 20005-1704
202/833-1717
202/833-2686 FAX
danceusa@artswire.org  (e)
www.danceusa.org/danceusa  (w)

Dance Transition Resource Centre
Joysanne Sidimus, Executive Director
66 Gerrard Street East, Suite 202
Toronto, ON M5BIG3
416/595-5655
416/595-0009 FAX

National Dance Association
Fran Meyer, President
1900 Associatoin Dr.
Reston, VA 20191-1599
703/476-3436
703/476-9527 FAX
www.aahperd.org/nda


International Tap Association
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #372
Washington, DC 20006

National Dance Institute
Leslie Kapall, Executive Director
594 Broadway, Room 805
New York, NY 10012
212/226-0083
212/226-0761 FAX

New Dance Alliance, Inc.
Karen Bernard, Executive Director
182 Duane Street
New York, NY 10013
212/226-7624
212/226-7624 FAX
www.elnet/nda  (w)

Regional Dance America
Glenda Brown, President
1570 S. Dairy Ashford, #200
Houston, TX 77077
www.mcb.tricityarts.org

SUNY at Brockport
Congress on Research in Dance
Department of Dance
350 New Campus Dr.
Brockport, NY 14420
www.cordance.org

United Dance Merchants of America
Rheba Flegelman
165 West 66th Street
New York, NY 10023
212/877-9698
212/877-5697 FAX


DESIGN ARTS

American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
202/667-1798
www.aia.org (w)
(contact for state and local chapter respresentatives)

American Planning Association
Frank So, Executive Director
1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
202/872-0611
202/872-0643 FAX
www.planning.org  (w)
(contact for state and local chapter respresentatives)

Center for Design Planning
3695 St. Gaudens Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Industrial Designers Society of America
National Offices
Craig Vogel, Executive Director
1142-E Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
703/759-0100
703/759-7679 FAX
www.idsa.org (w)
(contact for state and local chapter respresentatives)

International Association of Clothing
Designers and Executives
Norman Karr, Executive Director
475 Park Avenue South
17th Floor
New York, NY 10016
212/685-6602
212/545-1709 FAX

Partners for Livable Places
1429 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
202/887-5990
202/466-4845 FAX
partners@livable.com  (e)
www.livable.com  (w)

Society of Illustrators
Terry Brown, Executive Director
128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10021
212/838-2560
212/838-2561 FAX
www.societyillustrators.org (w) 

The Fashion Group
Lenore Benson, Executive Director
597 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10017 


EDUCATION

Art Education Partnership
One Massachusetts Ave., NW
Sutie 700
Washington, DC 20001-1431
www.aep-arts.org (w)

John F. Kennedy Center Alliance for
Arts Education Network (KCAAEN)
JFK Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
Washington, DC 20566-0001
202/416-8845
202/416-8802 FAX
www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org (w)

Joy2Learn Foundation
3405 Via Palomino
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
info@joy2learn.org (e)
www.joy2learn.org (w)

National Art Education Association
Thomas A. Hatfield, Executive Director
1916 Association Drive
Reston, VA 22091
703/860-8000
703/860-2960 FAX
naea@dgs.dgsys.com  (e)
www.naea-naea.reston.org  (w)



FOLK ARTS

American Folklife Center
Peggy A. Bulger, Executive Director
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20540-4610
202/707-5510
202/707-2076 FAX

American Folklore Society
Bill Davis, Executive Director
4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 640
Arlington, VA 22203
703/528-1902
703/528-3546 FAX
www.afsnet.org (w)

Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage
Richard Kurin, Director
Smithsonian Institute
750 th St., NW, Ste 4100
Washington, DC 20560 

Fund for Folk Culture
Earl Mattair, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1566
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1566
505/984-2534
folkfund@aol.com  (e) 

Michigan Traditional Arts Program
Marsha MacDowell, Coordinator
The Michigan State University Museum
East Lansing, MI 48824

National Council for the Traditional Arts
Joseph Wilson, Executive Director
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 200
Silver Springs, MD 20910
301/565-0654
301/565-0472 FAX
ncta@aol.com  (e)


INTERDISCIPLINARY

Chicano Humanities & Arts Council
Crystal O'Brien, Executive Director
772 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80201
303/571-0440
www.chacweb.org

The Foundation Center
Sara Inglehard, Executive Director
79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
212/620-4230
212/807-3677 FAX

The Foundation Center
Patricia Pasqual, Director
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 938
Washington, DC 20036
202/331-1400 ext. 22
ppasqual@fdncenter.org  (e)
www.fdncenter.org  (w)

New York Public Library
Performing Arts Resource Center
Robert Mara, Chief
111 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
212/870-1643


LITERATURE

Academy of American Poets
William Wadsworth, Executive Director
584 Broadway, Suite #1208
New York, NY 10012
212/274-0343
212/274-9427 FAX

Council of Literary Magazines
and Presses (CLMP)
Jim Sitter, Executive Director
154 Christopher Street, Suite 3C
New York, NY 10014
212/741-9110
212/741-9112 FAX
info@clmp.org (e)
www.clmp.org/ (w)

Fine Arts Works Center
Hunter O'Hanian, Director
24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
508/487-9960
508/487-8873 FAX
fawc@capecod.net  (e)
www.fawc.org (w)

Folger Shakespeare Library
Werner Gundersheimer
Director of Poetry Programs
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
202/544-7077
202/544-7520 FAX
gundersheimer@.folger.edu (e)
www.folger.edu  (w)

George Mason University
David Fenza, Executive Director
Mailstop 1E3
Fairfax, Virginia 22030 
Library of Congress
Poetry Office
Washington, DC 20506
202/287-5394

PEN American Center
Karen Kennerly, Executive Director
568 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
212/334-1660
212/334-2181 FAX
pen@echonyc.com  (e)
www.pen.org
(w)

Poetry Society of America
Elise Paschen, Administrative Director
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
212/254-9628
212/673-2352
www.poetrysociety.org  (w)

Poets and Writers, Inc.
Elliot Figman, Executive Director
72 Spring Street
New York, NY 10012
212/226-3586
212/226-3963 FAX
www.pw.org  (w)

Teachers and Writers Collaborative
Nancy Larson Shapiro, Executive Director
5 Union Square West
New York, NY 10003
212/691-6590
212/675-0171 FAX
info@twc.org  (e)
www.twc.org (w)

The Author's Guild
330 W 42nd St., 2th Floor
New York, NY 10036
 
The Poetry Center & American Poetry Archives
Steve Dickson, Director
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway AveSan Francisco, CA 94132
www.sfsu.edu/~poetry   

University of Texas—Dallas
Rainer Schulte, Director
Box 830688
Richardson, TX 75083 


MEDIA

Association of Independent Filmmakers
Larry Sapadin, President
304 Hudson Street, 6th Floor N
New York, NY 10013
212/807-1400
212/463-8519 FAX
www.aivf.org (w)

Independent Feature Project
Michelle Byrd, Executive Director
104 West 29th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212/465-8200
212.465-8525 FAX
ifpny@ifp.org  (e)
www.ifp.org  (w)

 MULTIDISCIPLINARY 

National Endowment for the Humanities
Don Gibson, Director of General Programs
Museums and Historical Organizations
1100 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20506 

National Assembly of State Agencies
Jonathon Katz, CEO
1029 Vermont Ave N, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20005
www.nasaa-arts.org 

National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212 
National Association of Latino Arts & Culture
3618 W. Commerce St., Ste 100
San Antonio, TX 78207

Opportunity Resources Inc.
Frieda Mindlin
25 W 43rd St, Ste 1017
New York, NY 10036

MUSEUMS

American Association of Museums
Ed Able, President & CEO
1575 Eye Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
202/289-1818
202/289-6578 FAX
www.aam-us.org  (w)

Association of Science-Technology Ctrs.
Bonnie VanDorn, Executive Director
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, #500
Washington, DC 20005
202/783-7200
202/783-7207 FAX
www.astc.org  (w)


MUSIC

American Composers Alliance
Bob Goldfarb, Executive Director
170 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
212/362-8900
212/362-8902 FAX
info@composers.com  (e)

American Federation of Jazz Societies
Lee Luckett, President
PO Box 9361
Savannah, GA 31402

American Music Center, Inc.
Richard Kessler, Executive Director
30 West 26th Street, Suite 1001
New York, NY 10010-2011
212/366-5260
212/366-5265 FAX
www.amc.net/amc/ 

ASCAP (American Society of Composers,
Authors and Publishers)
Frances Richard, Vice President Concert Music
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
212/595-3050
www.ascap.com (w)

BMI
Frances Preston, President
320 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
212/586-2000
212/262-2824 FAX

Chamber Music America
Dean Stein, Executive Director
305 7th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212/242-2022
212/242-7955 FAX

Country Music Foundation, Inc.
4 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203
615/256-1639
615/255-2245 FAX
www.countrymusichalloffame.com  (w)

Early Music America
Beverly Simmons, Exec. Director
11421 1/2 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-3990
216/229-1685
216/229-1688 FAX
www.cwru.edu/orgs/ema/  (w)

Music Educators National Conference
1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 22091
703/860-4000
703/860-1531 FAX
www.menc.org  (w)

National Association of Jazz Educators
William Lee, PhD, Executive Director
PO Box 724
Manhattan, KS 66505
913/776-8744
913/776-6190
www.jazzcentralstation.com/iaje  (w)

National Association of Music Merchants
Joe Lamond, President & CEO
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760/438-8001
760/438-7327 FAX
www.namm.com  (w)

National Association of Schools of Music
Samuel Hope, Executive Director
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 22090
703/437-0700

National Federation of Music Clubs
1336 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317/638-4003
317/638-0503 FAX

SESAC Inc.
55 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203
1-800/826-9996
615/329-9627 FAX
www.sesac.com  (w)

Royalties Distribution
Bill Velez, President
421 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
212/586-3450
212/489-5699 FAX

The National Association for Music Educators
1806 Robert Fulton Dr.
Reston, VA 22091
www.menc.org

OPERA/MUSIC THEATRE

Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc.
Rudolph Rauch, Managing Director
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
212/769-7000
212/769-7007 FAX
www.metguild.org  (w)

Opera America
Marc A. Scorca, President & CEO
1156 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-3287
202/293-4466
202/393-0735 FAX
www.operaam.org  (w)


PRESENTING/TOURING

Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Susan F. Harr President
1112 16th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
202/833-2787
202/833-1543 FAX
www.artspresenters.org  (w) 

 PRESERVATION

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Richard Moe, President
1785 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20036

THEATRE

Actors Equity Association
Patrick Quinn, President
165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
212/869-8530
212/719-9815 FAX
www.actorsequity.org (w)

Theatre Communications Group
355 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212/697-5230
212/983-4847 FAX
www.tcg.org  (w)

Theatre Development Fund (TDF)
1501 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10036
212/221-0885

School of Drama, Oklahoma University
Steven W. Wallace, Executive Director
563 Elm Avenue, room 209
Norman, OK 73019
405/325-4021
405/325-0400 FAX
swallace@ou.edu  (e)

US Center of the International
Theatre Institute
47 Great Jones Street
New York, NY 10012
212/254-4141
212/254-6814 FAX


VISUAL ARTS

Artists Space
Claudia Gould, Director
38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013
212/226-3970
212/966-1434 FAX
www.avsi.com/artistsspace  (w)

Art News
Milton Esterow, Editor/Publisher
48 West 38th Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
212/398-1690
212/819-0394 - Reception FAX

ATLATL (Native Arts)
Executive Director
PO Box 34090
Phoenix, AZ 85067
602/277-3711
602/277-3690 FAX

College Art Assoc. of America
& College Art Journal
Susan Ball, Executive Director
275 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
212/691-1051
212/627-2381 FAX
nyoffice@collegeart.org  (e)
www.sat.mit.edu:80/caa/  (w)

Ford Foundation
Steven Zwerling, Sr., Director
Education , Media & Culture
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017
212/573-4706
212/808-5288 FAX
www.fordfound.org  (w)


OTHER

Affiliate Artists, Inc.
155 West 68th Street, Suite 35-F
New York, NY 10023
917/750-6995

Arts International
Institute of International Education
Noreen Tomassi, Executive Director
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
212/984-5370
212/984-5574 FAX
ainternational@iie.org  (e)
www.iie.org/ai  (w)

Arts Resources International
Don Russell, Director
5813 Nevada Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015
202/363-6806
202/244-6844 FAX

The Association of American Cultures
Beverly Warfield
1925 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75201
214/885-5992
jemesco@aol.com (e)

ATIATL
PO Box 34090
Phoenix, AZ 85067-4090
602/277-3711
atiatl@artswire.org (e)

National Association of ArtistsÍ
Organizations (NAAO)
Victoria Reis, Director of Programs
& Member Services
1718 "M" Street, NW
PMB #239
Washington, DC 200036
202/347-6350
202/319-1107 FAX

NALAC
National Association of Latino Arts & Culture
3618 W. Commerce, Ste. 100
San Antonio, TX 78207
210/432-3982
artsnalac@aol.com
(e)

National Center on Arts and the Aging
National Council on the Aging
409 3rd Street SW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20024
202/479-1200
202/479-0735 FAX
www.ncoa.org  (w)

National Endowment for the Arts
Dana Goia, Chairman
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20506
202/682-5400
webmgr@arts.endow.gov  (e)
www.arts.endow.gov  (w)

National Association for Campus
Activities NACA (Touring)
(formerly National Entertainment & Campus
Activities Association)
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
803/732-6222
803/749-1047 FAX

Opportunity Resources Inc
Frieda Mindlin, President
25 West 43rd Street, Suite 1017
New York, NY 10036
212/575-1688
212/575-0297 FAX

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
421 North Michigan St. - D
Toledo, OH 43624
419/534-6357
419/531-5908 FAX

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Association
(accountants too)
c/o Cleveland Bar Associates
Mall Building
113 St. Clair Avenue NE, Suite 100
Cleveland, OH 44114
216/696-3525
216/696-2413 FAX

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
1285 Avenue of the Americas
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
212/319-2910

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