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We asked the Big Read team to share their arts-inspired resolutions for 2017. Here's what they had to say. What are your art-full resolutions for the new year? Let us know in comments or on the NEA Facebook page. And if your inspiration is to read more, well, we can help with that. Check out...
Actors, singers, authors, painters, dancers—when it comes to the arts, it’s central characters such as these who get the lion’s share of the spotlight. But truth be told, these figures represent only the tiniest fraction of the cultural landscape. For every artwork created, there is a massive cast...
Did you know that the Japan-United States Friendship Commission (JUSFC) has an artist residency program that can help you take your art practice to Japan? Today on the blog, we hear from poet and sound artist LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs who was a Japan Fellow in 2016. Diggs, who used her fellowship to...
Our most popular blog post of 2016 is a notable quotable on what art is from Smithsonian American Art Museum Director Elizabeth Broun.
In our second most popular blog post of 2016, NEA Director of Music & Opera Ann Meier Baker talks about the importance of community orchestras.
Coming in third place in our 2016 top blog countdown is our spotlight on Boise Art Museum.
One of my few misgivings as a government researcher tasked with studying the “value and impact” of the arts is that questions of quality are often omitted. Many of the research findings we amass and present to the public are in the shape of statistics. And why not? We can measure how many (and what...
In our fourth most popular post of 2016, U.S. Representative Alma Adams, who represents North Carolina's 12th District, talks about her life in the arts.
We're counting down our top 5 blog posts of 2016. Can you guess what came in at #5?
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