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  • Executive and Artistic Director Ella Baff accepts the 2010 National Medal of Arts on behalf of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival from President Barack Obama

    America's longest running international dance festival, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival has made significant contributions to the development of dance in...

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    For expanding the horizon of American music. He has helped spread traditional conjunto music, blending the sounds and cultures of...

  • President George W. Bush and Laura Bush with Ollie Johnston

    Ollie Johnston is renowned for his role in pioneering film animation with the Walt Disney Studios. He created, drew, and...

  • Hank Jones is being recognized for his lifetime accomplishments as an extraordinary jazz pianist. Hank Jones is a pianist who...

  • Bill T. Jones is recognized for his contributions as a dancer and choreographer. Renowned for provocative performances that blend an...

  • Musician and Music Producer Quincy Jones receives the2010 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama

    Quincy Jones has made extraordinary contributions to American music as a musician, composer, record producer, and arranger. He...