Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

County New York

Brief Description of the county

Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.  The borough is coterminous with New York County, an original county of the U.S. State of New York.  Manhattan has been described as the economic and cultural center of the U.S. and serves as home to the United Nations Headquarters.

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human...

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

The ARChive collects, preserves and provides information on the popular music of all cultures and races throughout the world from 1950 to the present.The ARC grows daily as hundreds of record companies, publishers, distributors, collectors,...

Founded in 1979, the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) is a not-for-profit organization representing a diverse group of more than 650 archivists, librarians, and records managers in the New York metropolitan area. It...

The Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) was founded by Alan Lomax to explore and preserve the world's expressive traditions with humanistic commitment and scientific engagement. ACE was registered as a charitable organization in the State of...

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