Art in the News - 2016
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On Thursday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m., the "Teachers" episode of PBS's "Craft in America" series will be broadcast as part of PBS's Spotlight Education initiative.
Arts Incubator of the Rockies (AIR)–a program that provides artists, businesses, and communities the tools, resources, and support to learn, connect, and succeed–was recently acquired by Berea College in Kentucky. Founded by Beth Flowers in Denver, Colorado, AIR (now known as the AIR Institute) is now part of the College Crafts Program at Berea and will be directed by Flowers.
The arts continue to provide our returning servicemen and women an opportunity for expression, focus, and comradery through Shakespeare’s soldiers, who have become a model for the moral injury and conflicting emotions returning veterans experience.
In this new arts and business partnership, NYU's Tisch School and Kaufman Astoria Studios are making sure great film school students have access to great soundstages - for free.
Jackson Hole Public Art announced today the release of POP—Places of Possibility: A Public Art & Placemaking Toolkit for Rural Communities, a 37-page guide to creating a successful public art program in a small town.
Thanks to art supporters like businessman Ronald Perelman, more artists will have a place to showcase their new work and will also present the city with another hub for New York City’s ever-evolving culture.
Artist Anne Percoco has created the project #TreeSpeech, a social media performance piece intended to give voice to the trees of Jersey City.
Detailed stories of the five collaborative projects provide an illuminating and instructive look at how collaboration between artists and municipal government can achieve more diverse participation and greater equity in public process.
Luc was only 7 years old when his world went dark and he suddenly became blind. The now 13 year-old recalls feeling left out when his family went to an art museum because he was unable to share in his family’s aesthetic and visual experiences.
“It made me feel like an outsider,” he said.
A new study offers compelling evidence that making, and not just viewing art, plays a role in stress reduction regardless of artistic talent or experience.