• By Arts   -   Jul 17, 2018

    LIFE ACCORDING TO AVA DUVERNAY

    One of the few African-American women to find success as a director and producer in Hollywood, Ava DuVernay has an unparalleled vision...

    Film
  • By Arts   -   Jul 13, 2018

    TODD BARKAN

    2018 NEA Jazz Master Todd Barkan: Taking care of the music

  • By Arts   -   Jul 13, 2018

    FLASHBACK FRIDAY-N IS FOR NANCY: A TALK WITH THE HOSTS OF WNYC'S LGBTQ PODCAST

    This is a story about Nancy-the podcast, not the person. That's a line used to describe the newest show from WNYC Studios about all...

  • By Arts   -   Jul 12, 2018

    TAKING NOTE: NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS RIGOROUS EVALUATIONS OF ARTS EDUCATION

    A growing body of research suggests that arts education can contribute to positive outcomes in childhood and youth development. We...

    Body, Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 12, 2018

    TAKING NOTE: NEW REPORT HIGHLIGHTS RIGOROUS EVALUATIONS OF ARTS

    A growing body of research suggests that arts education can contribute to positive outcomes in childhood and youth development. We...

    Body, Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 11, 2018

    2019 NEA JAZZ MASTERS - PHOTOS

    The photos are for media use only to illustrate articles about the 2019 NEA Jazz Masters. Please use the credit information found below...

    Media, Illustration
  • By Arts   -   Jul 11, 2018

    NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES NEWEST RECIPIENTS OF NATION'S HIGHEST HONOR IN JAZZ

    Washington, DC-Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation's highest honor in jazz-the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships-on...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 11, 2018

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 NEA JAZZ MASTERS!

    Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation's highest honor in jazz-the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships-on individuals...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 11, 2018

    NANCY PODCAST PIECE

  • By Arts   -   Jul 10, 2018

    ART TALK WITH JAZZ PIANIST JAMES FRANCIES

    Houston native James Francies learned early on that he had perfect pitch. That gift, along with untold hours of practice, has made...

    Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 10, 2018

    JAMES FRANCIES

  • By Arts   -   Jul 6, 2018

    MURAL ARTS PHILADELPHIA: EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH ART

    From the first hospital established in 1732 to the first meeting of the U.S. Congress in 1789 to the first zoo opened in 1847, Philadelphia...

    Magazine, Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 5, 2018

    THURSDAYTHOUGHT: AMY POEHLER

    "Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life." -Amy Poehler

  • By Arts   -   Jul 3, 2018

    NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE ARTS JUNE 2018 PUBLIC MEETING ARCHIVE

    On June 29, 2018, the 194th public meeting of the National Council on the Arts took place in Charleston, West Virginia, hosted by the...

    History, Art
  • By Arts   -   Jul 3, 2018

    CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH POETRY

    As we prepare to celebrate the 242nd birthday of the USA, what better way to celebrate, investigate, and illuminate our country's complexity...

  • By Arts   -   Jul 3, 2018

    OUR TOWN: TIPS & TRICKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION

    On June 27, 2018, Design & Creative Placemaking Program Specialists conducted a webinar to share tips on how to ensure an Our Town...

    Designer, Design
  • By Arts   -   Jun 29, 2018

    SERGEANT 1ST CLASS JUAN MUNOZ

    Army Artist in Residence Sargent Juan Munoz tells the stories of soldiers

    Artist
  • By Arts   -   Jun 29, 2018

    FIVE QUESTIONS WITH FILMMAKER DENALI TILLER

    Denali Tiller is very clear about why she made her documentary Tre Maison Dasan , which follows the lives of three boys whose parents...

    Film, Festival
  • By Arts   -   Jun 28, 2018

    FIDDLING INTO THE FUTURE AT THE AUGUSTA HERITAGE CENTER

    Beth King vividly remembers when her son's fiddle broke during the Augusta Heritage Center's annual summer workshop series. He was...

  • By Arts   -   Jun 27, 2018

    NEW NEA ARTS! COMMUNITY ART: A LOOK AT PUBLIC ART IN AMERICA

    When most people think about public art, they think of a mural on a wall or a building, or perhaps a large sculpture in a park. While...

    Sculpture, Art