Art Works Blog


We talk with arts leader Milton Rhodes about Winston-Salem, North Carolina's emerging role as a hub for arts and innovation.
Learn about our regional arts organizations through our "United States of the Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story" film series!
Celebrate Fourth of July with klezmer music, Irish fiddling, and go-go tunes at the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival!
Put on your dancing shoes and turn up the podcast! Here are 10 podcasts with dancers and choreographers!
Meet some our Big Read authors in our Art Works podcasts!
Listen up as 1999 NEA National Heritage Fellow Zakir Hussain talks about his life as a tabla musician.
If you drew a Venn diagram to illustrate the myriad overlapping connections between NEA Jazz Masters —who played with who when—there’d be at least one unexpected artist floating somewhere in the center: guitarist, Bill Frisell . He’s collaborated with so many NEA Jazz Masters it’s almost impossible...
Hear the tunes of the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters thru a special playlist we put together for you!
Poetry Out Loud Program Manager Eleanor Billington catches up with last year's national champ Maeva Ordaz.
A playlist featuring African-American artists from our Art Works podcast series.