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Schools of the Arts

Postsecondary educational institutions that offer a curriculum that focuses on one or a number of visual or performing arts including fine arts, industrial arts, commercial arts, photography, music, dance, theatre and film and which may also include academic courses and grant a degree.

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Tourism Development

Programs that provide tourism marketing and development strategies for local communities. Also included are programs that provide incentives for the development or expansion of tourist facilities, usually cultural or historic sites, areas of scenic beauty or distinctive natural phenomena, theme parks, amusement parks, venues for theatrical or music productions, botanical gardens, and cultural and educational centres.

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Arts/Humanities Councils

Organizations that foster, nurture and sustain artistic excellence or support research, education and public programs in the humanities and create a climate in which the arts and humanities may flourish and be experienced and enjoyed by the public. Included are groups which support design arts, dance, expansion arts, folk arts, media arts (film, radio and television), museums, music, opera/musical theatre, theatre and the visual arts as well as the humanities including literature, history, philosophy, theology, modern and classical languages, archaeology, linguistics, jurisprudence and the social sciences.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.