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    The Performing Arts Encyclopedia (PAE) is a guide to performing arts resources at the Library of Congress. The PAE provides information about the Library's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, and other materials. Users can find digitized items from the collections; special Web presentations on topics and collections; articles and biographical essays; finding aids to collections; databases for performing arts resources; information on concerts at the Library; and a special Performing Arts Resource Guide which contains entries for hundreds of Library collections, Web sites, databases and exhibits. (In the latter, each entry describes the resource and provides a link to it if there is an online finding aid or Web site available. 
    It takes a team of many creative people to design and produce a play. This resource tells you the names of the jobs, what they entail, and what it is that they do to contribute to the final production. You will also find many interesting facts about the people involved with the sets and props, costumes, wigs, and makeup, and also lighting and sound. There are also facts about the four different types of stages.  
    Learn about the Metropolitan Museum of Arts collection and learn about art. Information for all ages. 
     The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles houses European paintings, drawings, sculpture, illuminated manuscripts, decorative arts, and European and American photographs.

Last Modified on September 25, 2014