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Washington, DC Sherry Goodill. Photo courtesy of Dr. Goodill. It is an honor to contribute to the blog today, National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day, and to tell you a little bit about dance, dance/movement therapy and children’s mental health needs. Today, SAMHSA ---the...
Washington, DC Photo courtesy Beth Bienvenu On Monday we welcomed Beth Bienvenu as our new Director of the NEA Office of Accessibility. (Read our press release here .) Beth was already a familiar face around the agency having worked with us on last year's Careers in the Arts Summit in her role...
Hartford, Connecticut Two pottery pieces by Kristen Dockendorff were just some of the art work on display in CHANGE , a juried exhibition of local artists sponsored by the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism (CCCT). Photo by CCCT staff. Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the...
December 16, 2009 Washington, DC The archives of the two recent NEA webcasts are now available in the Research section of the NEA website. The Cultural Workforce Forum was a day-long series of presentations and discussions about America's artists, other cultural workers, and how art works as a...
November 19, 2009 Washington, DC Earlier today, the NEA announced the Indiana Arts Commission as the recipient of the 2009 National Accessibility Leadership Award for their outstanding accessibility work in creating access to careers in the arts for people with disabilities. With their $30,000 NEA...
Four dancers, one in wheechair with back to the audience, arms outstretched to the left, one kneeling leaning back, two others in standing movements
Since its founding 22 years ago in Oakland, California, AXIS Dance Company has been committed to creating work that features both disabled and able-bodied dancers. When company member Judith Smith...
Two actors on stage. A man seen from the back, a woman facing him signals with her hands in sign language
Today, flight attendants routinely provide information to passengers using sign language. Many movie theaters offer assisted hearing devices. Most television shows are available with closed captioning. But it hasn't always...

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