In Pursuit of the Creative Life: Archive

On November 18, 2016, the NEA and The Kennedy Center co-hosted a day-long convening called In Pursuit of the Creative Life: The Future of Arts and Creativity in America. Inspired by the NEA research report, Creativity Connects: Trends and Conditions Affecting U.S. Artists, a diverse group from arts and non-arts sectors gathered to explore how creativity permeates nearly all professions, from transportation to engineering. Important topics covered were technology, access, equity, race, and more.

The opening event of the National Endowment for the Arts's In the Pursuit of the Creative Life Special 50th anniversary convening on November 18, 2016, featured musician, producer, designer, DJ, and author Questlove talking with NPR television critic Eric Deggans about living creatively and supporting creativity in others.