Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote appreciation for and enjoyment and understanding of the visual, performing, folk, and media arts; the humanities (archaeology, art history, modern and classical languages, philosophy, ethics, theology, and comparative religion); history and historical events; and/or communications (film, video, publishing, journalism, radio, television).
Scope notes: Includes: Museums and halls of fame; historic preservation programs; organizations that provide services to artists, performers, entertainers, writers, or humanities scholars; programs which promote artistic expression of or within ethnic groups and cultures; art and performing art schools, centers, and studios; historical societies; and genealogical or heredity-based organizations (e.g., Sons of the Revolution, Daughters of the Confederacy).
Excludes: Cultural exchange programs (see Q-International, Foreign Affairs & National Security); libraries and reading programs (see B-Education); botanical gardens, nature centers (see C-Environmental Quality, Protection & Beautification) or zoos (see D-Animal-Related).
Organizations that are involved in publishing, productions or programming utilizing any of a variety of media or in educational programs related to the media. Use this code for organizations involved in productions in different types of media or for those using types of media not specified below.
Key words: Broadcasting; Communications; Electronic Media; Media; Public Servers; Web Site Development; Web Site Hosting; Website Development; Website Hosting
Scope notes: Excludes: Religious media, communications. Use Religious Media & Communications (X80).
See also: Religious Media & Communications