Founded in 1911, the College Art Association (CAA) is a professional organization for artists and art historians. According to its mission statement, the CAA promotes the visual arts and their understanding through committed practice and intellectual engagement.
The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) is an organization which supports all types of museums. According to their website, their mission "is to nurture excellence in museums through advocacy and service."
Compiled by the College Art Association, this is a guide to schools that offer a graduate degree in various types of art studies. Listings provide descriptions of special courses; numbers, names, and specializations of faculty; facilities such as libraries and labs; student opportunities for research and work; information on financial aid, fellowships, and assistantships; application requirements; and details on other practical matters.