Art Works Blog

Harold Burnham's schooner, Ardelle. Photo by Tom Pich In this week's podcast , we meet 2012 National Heritage Fellow, master shipwright Harold Burnham ! Burnham is deeply committed to the tradition of shipbuilding that began and was refined in his hometown of Essex, Massachusetts. He has...
Arrowhead Stadium. Photo courtesy of the Kansas City Chiefs Last July, the Kansas City Chiefs made an unusual announcement for a football team: it issued a call for artists. The Kansas City Chiefs Art Program, which closed its submission window on September 8, will commission regional artists to...
Waterfire in Providence, Rhode Island, is both a public art work and an event. Photo by Thomas Payne Waterfire in Providence, Rhode Island was one of the arts organizations featured on the NEA Facebook page during last year's National Arts and Humanities Month celebration. Photo by Thomas Payne...
Eloisa James. Photo courtesy of Ms. James "Since I write romance, the challenge is to make the reader believe, if only momentarily, that this time , the promise of the cover and the genre itself won’t come true." --- Eloisa James Degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Yale are not...
Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Photo by James Smith/Dallas Cowboys Imagine two classic archetypes: an American football fan and an Art Lover. One wears face paint and absurd headgear, the other glasses and an absurd scarf. Now take these two archetypes and come up with a place in which they...
Trailer for Have You Heard From Johannesburg , which won a 2012 Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. Well, the Emmys are on Sunday, and I personally can't wait to criticize celebrity outfits offer high-brow insight into the best television shows of today. The night will...
Here I am with Ann Coulter of A.Coulter Consulting who moderated our great community conversation in Chattanooga. Photo by Samuel E. Burns Last week I visited Chattanooga, Tennessee, for a short but pretty great trip. We began on Wednesday afternoon with a reception with all of the partners...
Here's a podcast to whet your appetite for the upcoming National Book Festival : a conversation with novelist and NEA Literature Fellow, Margot Livesey. She'll be reading from her recent novel, The Flight of Gemma Hardy , in the NEA's Poetry and Prose Pavilion this Saturday at 3:30 p.m...
Parul Sehgal. Photo courtesy of Ms. Sehgal In honor of the National Book Festival this weekend, we asked literary critic Parul Sehgal to reflect on the power of books in her life. An editor at The New York Times Book Review, Ms. Sehgal previously worked as the books editor at NPR.org, and as a...
"Is art the fountain of youth? What are the potentials and how can we exploit them?" So asked David Reuben, chief of the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. As moderator, Reuben asked the first of many questions at last Friday's workshop on Research...

Pages

Subscribe to Art Works