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ART MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, EXHIBITIONS.
IMPORTANT ART SOCIETIES AND CLUBS
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ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA - BRONX SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES.

ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA, 215 West 57th Street, Manhattan. Annual spring exhibition.
AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME, Ioe Park Avenue, Manhattan. Conducts school in Rome for the study of architecture, sculpture, painting and landscape architecture.
AMERICAN FINE ARTS BUILDING, 215 West 57th Street, Manhattan. Annual exhibitions of various art societies, each lasting about one month; these include the National Academy of Design (fee Monday; also open evenings, 8 to ro) ; New York Water Color Club; Architectural League of New York (free Saturday; also open evenings, 8 to Io). Open daily Io A.M. to 5 or 6 P.M.; Sunday 1 to 6; admission usually 25 cents.
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 77th Street, Columbus
Avenue and Central Park West, Manhattan.
Material illustrating the customs and early art of various races—Chinese bronzes, Peruvian textiles, Indian baskets and blankets; gems; etc. Open, free, daily 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sun-days x to 5 P.M.
AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY, Broadway and 156th, Manhattan (Pilgrimage 4).
Coins and medals, American and foreign. Museum and library open free, daily 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sunday 1 to 5 P.M.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MINIATURE PAINTERS, 215 West S7th Street,
Manhattan.
Annual exhibition.
AMERICAN WATER COLOR SOCIETY, 215 West S7th Street, Manhattan. Annual exhibition.
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK, 215 West 57th Street, Manhattan.
Membership composed of architects, painters and sculptors. Annual exhibition.
ART ALLIANCE OF AMERICA, 45 East 42d Street, Manhattan. Employment Bureau for art workers; holds exhibitions.
ART COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF NEw YORK, City Hall, Manhattan. Passes upon designs of public structures and works of art acquired by the city.
ART COMMISSION ASSOCIATES, City Hall, Manhattan.
Acts in advisory capacity to the Art Commission.
ART IN TRADES CLUB, 318 West 57th Street, Manhattan. Membership limited to those employed and interested in the art trades.
1Fuller information in current issue "American Art Annual."

ARTISTS' FUND SOCIETY, Secretary, John Ward Dunsmore, 96 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan.
Aids artists and their families.
ARTISTS' AID SOCIETY, 215 West 57th Street, Manhattan. Controls a free bed in the Presbyterian Hospital.
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS, Secretary, J. Mowbray-Clarke, moo Madison Avenue, Manhattan. Occasional exhibitions.
ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN PAINTERS AND SCULPTORS, Secretary, Olive P. Black, 131 West 79th Street, Manhattan.
Exhibitions.
AVERY ARCHITECTURAL LIBRARY, Columbia University, West 116th Street, Manhattan.
Nearly 30,000 books on architecture and the allied arts. Occasional exhibitions. Open free daily except Sunday and holidays, 9 A.M. t0 6 P.M. and 7.30 t0 II P.M.
BARNARD MUSEUM, Fort Washington Avenue above 181st Street, Manhattan.
Antique sculpture collected by George Grey Barnard. Ad-mission $2.
BRONX SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Lorillard Mansion, Bronx Park, Bronx.
Paintings lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and other loan collections. Open free, daily, including Sunday, 1 to 5 P.M.

 

 

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