• By Arts   -   Sep 11, 2018

    JULIANE DRESSNER, KAROLINE JIMENEZ, CHRISTINE RODRIGUEZ, AND ENOCH JEMMOTT

    Personal Statement takes us into the lives of three public HS seniors determined that they and their classmates will go to college.

  • By Arts   -   Sep 11, 2018

    RESEARCH: ART WORKS SEPTEMBER 2018 GUIDELINES WEBINAR

    The National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or...

    Works, Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 11, 2018

    THE 2017 SURVEY OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE ARTS

    Posted September 2018 The subject of this profile is the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts , which is produced jointly...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 11, 2018

    BACKGROUND

    Dataset Survey of Public Participation in the Arts Periodicity The SPPA has been conducted every few years since 1982. After 2012,...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 11, 2018

    TUESDAYTHOUGHT: MAYA LIN

    "If any art form, anything, gets us to take a moment's pause and look at something afresh, that's got to be a good thing." - Maya Lin ICYMI,...

    Magazine, Lin, Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 7, 2018

    FROM THE ARCHIVES: WEAVING HISTORY THROUGH ART

    When Alan Blaugrund began collecting Native-American baskets, he would travel to auctions and trade shows in search of his next find....

    History, Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 6, 2018

    TAKING NOTE: ON THE ROAD AGAIN-NEA RESEARCHERS IN THEIR OWN WORDS

    As another school year begins, the National Endowment for the Arts' research staff looks back on a summer that abounded with opportunities...

    School, Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 5, 2018

    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF NEA JAZZ MASTER RANDY WESTON

    It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of Randy Weston, pianist, composer, and...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 5, 2018

    WISDOMWEDNESDAY WITH NEA BIG READ AUTHOR CELESTE NG

    "I want to be an advocate for empathy... anything that fits in that description is part of my job." - Celeste Ng at the 2018 National...

    Festival
  • By Arts   -   Sep 4, 2018

    FOR THE LOVE OF READING!

    We're celebrating heading back to school-and a new season of the NEA Big Read-with a round-up of quotes that celebrate our love of...

    School, Art
  • By Arts   -   Sep 1, 2018

    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF ELLIE MANNETTE

    It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the death of steel pan builder, tuner, and player Elliott...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Aug 29, 2018

    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES $325,000 IN GRANTS FOR THE TRANSLATION OF WORLD LITERATURE INTO ENGLISH

    Washington, DC -Recognizing the importance of helping more readers gain access to works of world literature, the National Endowment...

    Works, Art
  • By Arts   -   Aug 25, 2018

    DANCE AS A CONNECTING FORCE

    In the summer of 2002, I found myself in a converted black box theater in Prague watching dancers collide, embrace, then drift apart....

  • By Arts   -   Aug 24, 2018

    ART TALK WITH TED LIBBEY ON LEONARD BERNSTEIN

    Born in 1918 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Leonard Bernstein was, in many ways, the most important American classical figure of his generation....

    Works, Art
  • By Arts   -   Aug 24, 2018

    TED LIBBEY ON BERNSTEIN

  • By Arts   -   Aug 23, 2018

    THROWBACKTHURSDAY QUIZ: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE NEA?

    One thing about the National Endowment for the Arts, there is a lot going on here. In fact, we hear again and again from people who...

    Board, Art
  • By Arts   -   Aug 22, 2018

    NOTABLE QUOTABLE: CELEBRATING THE 2018 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS

    "If you are a dancer, dance the steps your grandparents danced. If you play an instrument or make music with your voice, sing and play...

    Pattern
  • By Arts   -   Aug 22, 2018

    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES FREE EVENTS SEPTEMBER 26 & 28, 2018 IN HONOR OF NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWS

    Washington, DC -This September, the National Endowment for the Arts will host two free events to celebrate the recipients of our nation's...

    Event, Art
  • By Arts   -   Aug 22, 2018

    2018 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIPS CONCERT WEBCAST

    On...

  • By Arts   -   Aug 22, 2018

    2018 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIPS AWARDS CEREMONY

    Library of Congress's Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC This ceremony will include...

    Street