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Today we announced the third round of Our Town grants . These will bring us up to 190(!) grants in all 50 states plus DC, with all shapes and sizes of communities doing creative placemaking. Some very cool new types of projects popped up this year. For the first time ever we're funding an opera...
Alaska Arts Southeast, which runs the acclaimed Sitka Fine Arts Camp each summer, received a 2011 Our Town grant to support the Sitka Festival of the Arts, Humanities, and Natural Sciences. Photo by Jayleen Beedle Today we announced the second round of Our Town grantees ! I'm excited about...
The Pollinators in Lawrence, Kansas. The mural was commissioned by the Spencer Museum of Art as part of a retrospective of the work of muralist and Kansas native Aaron Douglas (1899-1979). Photo by Dave Loewenstein At the NEA, we have just completed the panels that reviewed this year's round of...
Washington, DC In today's vlog, NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach discusses the six "livability" principles that should inform community design. [ transcript ] If you missed the first two vlogs in our community design series, you can hear Jason discuss "creative economy" here and "creative...
Washington, DC In today's vlog, NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach's talking "creative placemaking" . . . If you missed the first vlog in our community design series, check it out here or visit the NEA on YouTube.
Washington, DC In honor of our new YouTube channel , we've got a "definitive" vlog from NEA Director of Design Jason Schupbach.
April 15, 2010 Washington, DC Jason Schupbach. Photo courtesy of Mr. Schupbach Photo courtesy of Jason Schupbach This May Jason Schupbach will join the NEA as the Director of Design. Having held posts as the Creative Economy Industry Director at the Massachusetts Office of Business Development and...