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Mod clothes! Hip patterns! England gave the world the Beatles in the 1960s, but they also gave us paper dresses, mini skirts and Carnaby Street fashion. This site from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London provides images, videos, and interviews with designers about 1960s clothing and fabrics.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: The Arts

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden invites you to learn about various artists and methods of creating sculpture including figurative, biomorphism (abstract art inspired by nature), geometric, and found objects (assemblage). Create your own sculpture using an interactive program, requiring Flash.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: The Arts

Visit the Library of Congress’s Performing Arts Encyclopedia for a tour of the music, theater, and dance collections on their site. Resources include digitized scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, articles, and photographs. Searches can be narrowed by resource type, keyword, title, performer, and subject. Online presentations include Sousa marches, Civil War sheet music, African American band music, and ragtime.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: The Arts

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