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.

Can't-Miss Performances

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    Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga performs the songs she made famous throughout her career.

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  • Video thumbnail: Gloria: A Life Preview

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    Experience a unique interpretation of Gloria Steinem’s life starring Christine Lahti.

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

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    Celebrate the re-launch of live, in-person performing arts, hosted by Audra McDonald.

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    The Chamber Music Society returns for its first concert since the start of the pandemic.

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  • Video thumbnail: Preview | Stars on Stage from Westport Country Playhouse

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    Three Broadway favorites headline a brand-new PBS concert series.

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    An Italian opera company restages an oratorio last performed in 1826.

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Local Arts Spotlight

Featured from American MastersFeatured 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 American Experience

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

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Art in the Twenty-First CenturyArt in the Twenty-First Century

Art in the Twenty-First Century

Art21 showcases today's contemporary visual artists and their groundbreaking creations.

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Art in the Twenty-First Century
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Craft in America

Unearth the splendor of American culture crafts and the people behind the artistry.

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Craft in America

Quick Impressions

Deep dives into artists and artistic endeavors.