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Meet the 2015 NEA National Heritage Fellows!

Today we're celebrating the 2015 NEA National Heritage Fellows--11 master artists of the folk and traditional arts. This year's honorees cover the gamut from blues music to Slovak fiber arts to African-American quilts to the circus arts and more. Click over to the Lifetime Honors section of arts.gov to read more about these outstanding artists, teachers, and advocates. You can also read the press announcement here.

Don't forget to save the date for the NEA National Heritage Fellows Awards Ceremony on October 1, 2015, at the Library of Congress and the NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert on October 2, 2015, at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. Both Washington, DC events are free and open to the public. The concert will also be webcast live. More information to follow.

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