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For deaf individuals, the inherently verbal nature of theater poses obvious, often prohibitive challenges. While some theaters have made closed captioning available to audiences, others approach deafness as a unique artistic opportunity rather than as an obstacle to be worked around. One of the...
Former NEA Chairmen celebrate the legacy of the NEA's fourth chairman, Frank Hodsoll.
The Anderson Center opens its doors as the first and only Deaf artist residency in the United States.
Here's a sneak peek at a roundtable we are hosting on creating more opportunities for deaf theater artists.
In our fourth most popular post of 2015, NEA Accessibility Director Beth Bienvenu and NCCA's Gay Hanna talk about creative aging.
President Barack Obama on the importance of artists and the American creative spirit.
As Nicholas Viselli says, there are certain professional limitations that sometimes come along with disabilities: “If I'm in a wheelchair, I might not ever be able to work construction on a high-rise building. If I'm blind, I might not ever be able to be a brain surgeon.” But in the arts, whether...
NEA Accessibility Director Beth Bienvenu looks at advancements in accessibility in the museum community since passage of the ADA.
NEA Staff share why the arts matter to them.

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