Embracing this responsibility, the Kennedy Center instituted ArtsEdge in 1996 as its educational media arm, reaching out to schools, communities, individuals and families with printed materials, classroom support and Internet technologies.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.
The National Gallery of Art connects teachers and students to the high arts through interactive exhibitions. This is a resource recommended for older youth but a few all ages resources are offered under the title of “NGAKids.” Educators can also request loan materials.