PBS Arts

Celebrate the art, music, literature, and theatre that has shaped our culture.

From musical performances and artist biographies to art history documentaries and Bob Ross episodes, PBS Arts honors the work that brings communities together nationwide and represents diverse audiences with rich, educational programming featuring dance, music, theater, writing, and more.

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    The Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra lifts spirits with music at The Kennedy Center.

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Watch the latest from Great Performances

Watch the latest from Great Performances

The world of classical performing arts is brought to the comfort of your living room.

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Watch the latest from Austin City Limits

Watch the latest from Austin City Limits

Innovative musicians from every genre perform live in the longest-running music series.

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Watch the Best of Bob Ross

Watch the Best of Bob Ross

A pop icon, Bob Ross offers soothing words of wisdom as he paints captivating landscapes.

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Featured from American Masters

Featured from American Masters

Discover insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.

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Spotlight on #PBSForTheArts

Spotlight on #PBSForTheArts

Join us as we celebrate the resiliency of the arts in America.

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Spotlight on #PBSForTheArts
#PBSForTheArts Artist Spotlight

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#PBSForTheArts Artist Spotlight

This month #PBSForTheArts celebrates the resiliency of the arts across America. Ten stations are presenting videos that highlight the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts in their communities.

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Watch the latest from It's Lit

Watch the latest from It's Lit

It’s Lit! is a series of smart, funny video essays on literature and the literary world.

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Spotlight on American Experience

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE brings to life the compelling stories from our past!

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