Music

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A band playing at a museum.
In the words of NEA Jazz Master Wynton Marsalis, “Jazz music is America’s past and its potential, summed up and sanctified, and accessible to anybody who learns to listen to,...
A version of this article originally appeared in The Journal of the San Francisco Medical Society (March 2008) . In The Fabric of the Cosmos, Brian Greene’s introduction to theoretical physics for a lay audience, the author enthusiastically summarizes the essence of string theory—and its unique...
An interview with the highly inventive musical duo Chargaux.
We're playing musical cheers on this Blue Star Museums roadtrip.
A look at the New York City transit system's public art program, MTA Art and Design.
A second edition of advice for artists taken from Art Talk interviews.
Paul Rucker has never taken a cello lesson in his life, and yet he can improvise on the instrument all day long. But that's just one part of his multidisciplinary story. He is also recognized as an original visual artist with something powerful to say. In this post, we focus our attention on Rucker...
NEA Media Specialist Sarah Metz shares why she has an artist crush on Rufus Wainwright.
A collection of quotes about why the arts matter.
A brief intro to the 2015 NEA National Heritage Fellows.

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