Logo for the Poetry Out Loud program - a microphone and words
WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, May 3, 53 high school students who advanced from poetry recitation competitions in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will gather to match their skills in reciting classic and contemporary poetry in the...
A group of people at the US Cultural Delegation visit to Cuba
Havana, Cuba —On April 21, three federal agencies and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities announced a number of agreements that create arts and cultural collaborations between U.S. and Cuban scholars, artists, public agencies, and institutions. Like the...
Dark-haired man stands with waving school children
Havana, Cuba —For the first time, the U.S. Government will support artistic cultural exchanges between U.S. and Cuban artists, thanks to a commitment by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) made while in Cuba this week. Following three days of artistic events and meetings...


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We know that the arts can be a powerful tool to tell our stories. And yet, one needn’t look further than the 2016 Oscars controversy to know that certain stories...


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