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Visual artist Makoto Fujimura, a former member of the National Council on the Arts, talks about how his art practice is the foundation of everything he does.
Check out these museums that offer a free mobile app!
Recently, a New York Times opinion article cited statistics from the NEA’s Survey of Public Participation of the Arts . The article (“ How the Rich Are Hurting the Museums They Fund ,” July 22, 2016) noted that between 2002 and 2012, “adult attendance at art museums and galleries declined, by as...
Learn about our regional arts organizations through our "United States of the Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story" film series!
Here is a collection of quotes on the importance of the arts taken from recent interviews on the Art Works blog.
What do you think of this advice for artists?
We're stepping back in time at Tudor House, a two-hundred-year-old dwelling in Washington, DC's Georgetown neighborhood.
Native American visual artist Merritt Johnson discusses the role of performance art in her art practice.
Explore Community Engaged Design with interviews and other resources from our May co-convening with the Surdna Foundation.
Learn about painter Amy Sherald and how she sees art as a tool to talk about social justice.


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