WEDNESDAYWISDOM: POET AND NEA TRANSLATION FELLOW DAVID SHOOK

"The arts matter because they teach us how to be more fully human. I think that's incredibly important, especially in today's world...

PAIRING MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS WITH CHILDREN'S BOOKS

According to many museum educators, one of the best ways to prepare a child for an art museum is through books. While you can choose...

 
 
 

ROB KAPILOW

After Leonard Bernstein, Broadway was not the same... Composer and commentator Rob Kapilow illustrates why.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: MOVING IMAGES IN RURAL IOWA: A LOOK AT THE DOCUMENTARY "SAVING BRINTON"

We don't generally think of Iowa as a film capital, but at the turn of the 19th century it sure seemed that way. Frank Brinton, a traveling...

 
 
 

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH FILMMAKER DAVA WHISENANT

"I guess my whole M.O. is to do films that I would like to watch about people that need a light shown on them." - Dava Whisenant When...

A LOOK AT DEAFSPACE DESIGN AT DC'S GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY

The motto of Washington, DC's Gallaudet University-“There is no other place like this in the world-is not mere hyperbole. Founded in...

 
 
 

TUESDAY THOUGHT: RITA DOVE

"Without imagination we can go nowhere. And imagination is not restricted to the arts. Every scientist I have met who has been a success...

PODCAST ROUNDUP: TO THE BEACH EDITION

We all have our favorite beach reads, but what about beach listens? As you head to the shore this summer, we've put together a few...

 
 
 

TAKING NOTE: EARLY FINDINGS ABOUT CHILDREN'S RATES OF ARTS PARTICIPATION

A persistent shortcoming of research in the arts has been a scarcity of large, longitudinal studies that track representative groups...

DOUGLAS HEGLEY, SAMANTHA PORTER AND COLIN MCFADDEN

“Riddle Mia This” turns the Minneapolis Institute of Art into a puzzle room

 
 
 

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY CURATOR ASMA NAEEM ABOUT "BLACK OUT: SILHOUETTES NOW AND THEN"

“Silhouettes to me tell all of these different stories about early America that otherwise we would never be able to tell here at the...

TUESDAYMOTIVATION: ÉMILE ZOLA

"If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud." - Émile Zola

 
 
 

SUNNI FASS AND LUANNE HOLLADAY

The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival may be global but it has deep roots in Bloomington Indiana

CREATING SUCCESSFUL MUSEUM EXPERIENCES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

When Roger Ideishi was helping a Philadelphia aquarium develop programming for children with cognitive and sensory disorders, he surveyed...

 
 
 

IS IT TIME FOR A NEW LITERARY GENRE?

Here's a question the NEA literature staff has been thinking about lately: what do you call a literary title that infuses text with...

RESEARCH: ART WORKS GUIDELINES SEPT 2018 WEBINAR

Join us for a one-hour Research: Art Works grant guidelines workshop. A presentation by NEA Office of Research & Analysis staff will...

 
 
 

NOTABLE QUOTABLE: LADY BIRD JOHNSON

"Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the...

DEPLOYING TO PUERTO RICO

 
 
 

FROM A GREAT HEIGHT: TRAVERSING A PUBLIC CANVAS WITH BANDALOOP

As people gathered below the building and looked up, a dancer sprang out from one of the windows. Tethered by mountaineering ropes,...

ART TALK WITH PLAYWRIGHT ITAMAR MOSES

­The main driver of any musical is, naturally, the music. But in order for songs to soar, the spoken dialogue needs to be just as sharp,...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

New Belgium Brewing East Coast Brewery / Perkins+Will

© Mark Herboth Photography Architects: Perkins+Will Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States Lead Architects: Perkins+Will, NC Practice Area: 123350.0 ft2 Project... Read more ...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by...

Contemporary Fine Art Painting,Nature Art, Aspen Leaf,”Fall Delight” by Colorado Artist Gerri Calpin

8"x8"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas Black painted sides, ready to hang or display on table easel. $100 Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by...

"End of the Evening" Original Impressionist landscape sunset oil painting by Janice Trane Jones

"End of the Evening" is an original 18 x 36 x 1.5 oil on a canvas wrap. This is a large landscape painting of the last light of the night just as the vivid colors light up the... Read more ...

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

Temporary Home for Walk&Talk Festival / Mezzo Atelier

© Francisco Nogueira Architects: Mezzo Atelier Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal Team: Giacomo Mezzadri, Joana de Oliveira Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

True North / Alain Carle Architecte

© Adrien Williams Architects: Alain Carle Architecte Location: Cornwall, Canada Area: 513.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Adrien Williams Conception Team: Christian Aubin... Read more ...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by...

SUMMER SALE-Mixed media abstract tree collage landscape, "Snowy Dawn" by Colorado Mixed Media Artist Carol Nelson Fine Art

6"x12"x1.5" Mixed Media on Panel /Available SUMMER SALE PRICE $199 Read more ...

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

Nederland,Tx,Museum,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland

NEDERLAND,TEXAS WINDMILL MUSEUM 8/14/2018 10:01:20 PM by Barbara Haviland-Texas Landscape Artist Comment on this I painted this Nederalnd Texas Windmill Museum as part of a... Read more ...

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

Seven Blocks / studio M architects

© Kouichi Torimura Architects: studio M architects Location: 5-11-27 Nakanobu Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan Area: 281.72 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Kouichi Torimura ©... Read more ...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting, Coastal Art "Caribbean Melody" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist 6.5"x9.5" Acrylic on 140 lb Archival Paper. These lovely little originals paintings frame beautifully as shown below. This painting is... Read more ...