DDC 700: Arts & Recreation

The Public Library of Westland uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System to classify our non-fiction materials. A top level overview is here. Below is a look at the 700s.

700 | 710 | 720 | 730 | 740 | 750 | 760 | 770 | 780 | 790

700: The arts: fine and decorative arts

  • 701: Philosophy of fine and decorative arts
  • 702: Miscellany of fine and decorative arts
  • 703: Dictionaries of fine and decorative arts
  • 704: Special topics in fine and decorative arts
  • 705: Serial publications of fine and decorative arts
  • 706: Organizations and management
  • 707: Education, research and related topics
  • 708: Galleries, museums and private collections
  • 709: Historical, geographic and persons treatment

710: Civic and landscape art

  • 711: Area planning
  • 712: Landscape architecture
  • 713: Landscape architecture and trafficways
  • 714: Water features
  • 715: Woody plants
  • 716: Herbaceous plants
  • 717: Structures in landscape architecture
  • 718: Landscape design of cemetaries
  • 719: Natural landscapes

720: Architecture

  • 721: Architectural structure
  • 722: Architecture to ca. 300
  • 723: Architecture from ca. 300 to 1399
  • 724: Architecture from 1400
  • 725: Public structures
  • 726: Buildings for religious purposes
  • 727: Buildings for education and research
  • 728: Residential and related buildings
  • 729: Design and decoration

730: Plastic arts; sculpture

  • 731: Processes, forms and subjects of sculpture
  • 732: Sculpture to ca. 500
  • 733: Greek, Etruscan and Roman sculpture
  • 734: Sculpture from ca. 500 to 1399
  • 735: Sculpture from 1400
  • 736: Carving and carvings
  • 737: Numismatics and sigillography
  • 738: Ceramic arts
  • 739: Art metalwork

740: Drawing and decorative arts

  • 741: Drawing and drawings
  • 742: Perspective
  • 743: Drawing and drawings by subject
  • 744: [Unassigned]
  • 745: Decorative arts
  • 746: Textile arts
  • 747: Interior decoration
  • 748: Glass
  • 749: Furniture and accessories

750: Painting and paintings

  • 751: Techniques, equipment, materials and form
  • 752: Color
  • 753: Symbolism, allegory, mythology and legend
  • 754: Genre paintings
  • 755: Religion
  • 756: [Unassigned]
  • 757: Human figures
  • 758: Other subjects
  • 759: Historical, geographic and persons treatment

760: Graphic arts; printmaking and prints

  • 761: Relief processes (Block printing)
  • 762: [Unassigned]
  • 763: Lithographic processes
  • 764: Chromolithography and serigraphy
  • 765: Metal engraving
  • 766: Mezzotinting, aquatinting and related processes
  • 767: Etching and drypoint
  • 768: [Unassigned]
  • 769: Prints

770: Photography, photographs and computer art

  • 771: Techniques, equipment and materials
  • 772: Metallic salt processes
  • 773: Pigment processes of printing
  • 774: Holography
  • 775: Digital photography
  • 776: Computer art (Digital art)
  • 777: [Unassigned]
  • 778: Fields and kinds of photography
  • 779: Photographs

780: Music

  • 781: General principles and musical forms
  • 782: Vocal music
  • 783: Music for single voices; the voice
  • 784: Instruments and instrumental ensembles
  • 785: Ensembles with one instrument per part
  • 786: Keyboard and other instruments
  • 787: Stringed instruments
  • 788: Wind instruments
  • 789: (Optional number)

790: Recreational and performing arts

  • 791: Public performances
  • 792: Stage presentations
  • 793: Indoor games and amusements
  • 794: Indoor games of skill
  • 795: Games of chance
  • 796: Athletic and outdoor sports and games
  • 797: Aquatic and air sports
  • 798: Equestrian sports and animal racing
  • 799: Fishing, hunting and shooting

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