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.

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...

 
 
 

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...

BACKGROUND

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

 
 
 

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,...

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....

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

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...

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...

 
 
 

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....

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....

 
 
 

TED LIBBEY ON BERNSTEIN

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...

 
 
 

2018 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIPS CONCERT WEBCAST

On...

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...

 
 
 

2018 NEA NATIONAL HERITAGE FELLOWSHIPS CONCERT

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street NW in Washington, DC or streamed online at arts.gov The concert will...

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...

 
 
 



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 ...

Poppy Painting, Abstract Flower Landscape, Palette Knife Oil Paintings...

Poppy Painting, Abstract Flower Landscape, Palette Knife Oil Paintings “Happy Poppies” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

10"x8" Oil on Canvas /Sold Commissions welcome. Visit to Read more ...

Der gelbe Bauwagen

Der gelbe Bauwagen

A yellow construction trailer at the beach, or maybe a tiny house? 5.9 x 5.9 inch / Oil on MDF board / 15cm x 15cm / Öl auf MDF Bord © Edward B. Gordon, all rights reserved. Read more ...

'Golden Afternoon' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Golden Afternoon' An Original Oil Painting by Claire Beadon Carnell

'Golden Afternoon' Oil on Archival Linen Panel12 x 16 My husband was driving me around so that I couldget some reference photographs for future paintings.He was getting tired... Read more ...

Ellegoorsestraat. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Ellegoorsestraat. Doetinchem, The Netherlands

Ellegoorsestraat. Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm. Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Oil Painting, Sunset, Red Sky “Fiery Ending”...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Oil Painting, Sunset, Red Sky “Fiery Ending” by Colorado Artist Susan Fowler

18"x18" Oil on Canvas/Available $395 Read more ...

Detail of pink roses white lilies butterflies sicssors beribboned basket...

Detail of pink roses white lilies butterflies sicssors beribboned basket classical still life oil painting

Beribboned Basket of Roses and Lilies oil on canvasSOLD Read more ...

Watercolor of Golden Pear Continued

Watercolor of Golden Pear Continued

I am finding it hard to find enough time to do a lot but part of the problem here is all the drawing! I have found some of the lettering on the book and am beginning to find... Read more ...

Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

Children's Books 1850-1881 part 18

The first section of this series and featured books from between the 1850s to 1881. These posts features books published between 1881 and 1904. Until the mid-18th century... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Expressionism, Contemporary Painting “Time For a Change” by...

Abstract Art, Expressionism, Contemporary Painting “Time For a Change” by Contemporary Artist Maggie Demarco

36"x36"x1.5" Oil on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Roses with a cup of tea still life oil painting contemporary realism flower...

Roses with a cup of tea still life oil painting contemporary realism flower rose flora

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