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Performing Arts: Getting Started: Home

This general guide to performing arts will point you to discipline-specific resources.



Image: Alvin Aliey American Dance Theater perform Twyla Tharp's, Roy's Joys, photo by Paul Kolnik. 

Valley Arts Newsletter

Want to stay in the loop about local arts happenings? Subscribe to the Valley Arts Newsletter!

Core Databases

Performing Arts-Specific Databases

These databases are specifically helpful for art-related needs!

Other Databases

These databases aren't focused on art, but they may prove helpful in your research.

Research Tips & Tricks

Want some help with your database research? There's a guide for that!

Get access to more free resources with the BPL eCard!

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Interested in seeing some amazing films and taped live music, dance and theatre performances? With the Boston Public Library eCard, you can sign up for Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video platform that offers films, TV shows and documentaries.

Head to our BPL eCard guide to learn how to sign up.

Browse the Collection!

The Performing Arts can be located in the Silent Room; call number range: 700's.

New Art Books in the Library

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Journals, newspapers, & more in our collection

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