Archives of Folk Culture in the Library of Congress. Information about the Center and its publications, with guides to the collections.
Founded in 1888, the AFS publishes the quarterly Journal of American Folklore and works to further the discipline of folklore studies, to improve the professional well-being of its members, and to increase the respect given to diverse cultures and their traditions.
An all- volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving, enjoying and sharing the music, dance, arts, crafts, and skills of traditional cultures, with a special focus on country and square dancing and fiddle music. Montana.
Furthering the understanding, appreciation, and performance of traditional folk music and folklore, the FSGW sponsors over 200 events in the DC area each year, including festivals, concerts, dances, and swaps; the site also includes a lengthy list of folk music links.
Founded in 1878, the Folklore Society maintains offices at the Warburg Institute and archives in the DMS Watson Science Library at University College London, with reference and lending facilities; publishes low-cost library booklets, academic works, and the peer-reviewed journal Folklore; and holds a number of lectures and social events each year.
Exhibits document South Florida's cultural diversity through the traditional arts, crafts, foodways, and music of Anglo-American, Latin American, and Afro Caribbean residents.
International organization related to UNESCO for the safeguarding, promotion and diffusion of traditional culture and folklore. Profile of the organization, publications, cultural activities, events, festivals, and members. [English/French/Spanish]
A partnership of the Michigan State University Museum and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Providing documentation, preservation, and education regarding folklife and the folk arts.
Dedicated to the preservation and documentation of traditional arts in the United States through festivals, tours, concerts, public radio, television programs and films.
Volunteer non-profit organization in the Moscow, Idaho / Pullman, Washington area dedicated to preserving and celebrating cultural traditions of folk music, dance and traditional arts and crafts.
Based in Elko, Nevada, the Western Folklife Center is dedicated to documenting and preserving the arts of culture of the American West. They host the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering and maintain an extensive archive.
The VFP assists cultural organizations, community groups, state agencies, and others in planning projects on Virginia folklife, and in writing grants to obtain funding to support such projects, with a focus on fieldwork and new media presentations of folklore.
Non-profit organization founded in 1913 and dedicated to the discovery, collection, publication, and preservation of folklore and traditional culture in Virginia and to furthering the understanding, appreciation, and performance of traditional arts and crafts of the State.