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Spanning approximately 1,400 miles in three regions, New Mexico's Fiber Arts Trail highlights the work of the state's many fiber artists working in traditions such as weaving, basketry, and quilting...
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Although Kansas native Aaron Douglas was one of the leading visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance, he was both under-recognized and underappreciated in his home state. To change that fact,...
Teneise Mitchell, Mora Amina Parker, Erin Barnett, Erin Moore, and Tracy Vogt
Thanks to Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, you don't have to live in Pennsylvania to know the commonwealth is home to performing artists of a national caliber. Since 1997, the...
Holly Meade
The smokestacks of many New England mill towns may lie dormant, but in Maine, the arts are fueling a new kind of industrial revolution. Since Governor John Elias Baldacci took...
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Tennessee Arts Commission (TAC) Executive Director Rich Boyd says the arts make life in Tennessee "richer and rewarding," not surprising for a state that helped birth both the blues and...
Jessica Daley
The NEA early on realized that the only way to reach its ambitious goal of bringing great art to all Americans was to work in partnership with the states. In...
John E. Ostrout
Since the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) was established in 1965, it has worked in partnership with the 56 state, territorial, and jurisdictional arts agencies (SAAs) and six multi-state...

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