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Dec 23, 2015
Jazz Jingle Jams
Tune into this holiday playlist featuring NEA Jazz Masters.
Dec 22, 2015
Spotlight on San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival
Learn how one of the fall 2016 Art Works grant will be supporting the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, a program fusing dance from around the world.
Dec 21, 2015
Looking at the Social and Emotional Benefits of the Arts
Melissa Menzer of our Office of Research and Analysis looks at our new report on the arts in early childhood.
Dec 18, 2015
Hey Ishmael: Call Me Maybe?
Dec 17, 2015
Spotlight on CityDance DREAM
Get to know the CityDance DREAM program, one of the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Awards honorees.
Dec 16, 2015
Spotlight on Charter Oak Cultural Center
Meet Arts Endowment grantee Charter Oak Cultural Center, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Dec 14, 2015
A Helping of Holiday Art History
Dec 11, 2015
Notable Quotable: Cynthia Ozick on the imagination
Big Read writer Cynthia Ozick muses on the imagination.
Dec 10, 2015
Matching Lines with Emily Dickinson
Find out how well you know the poems of Emily Dickinson--here are some first lines to match up with their last lines!
Dec 09, 2015
From the Archives: A Talk with Dave Brubeck about Jazz and Diplomacy
Dec 08, 2015
What It Takes To Be A Working Woman
The Arts Endowment awarded a grant to the Austin-based Women and Their Work, which seeks to advance the careers and talents of female artists creating contemporary art in Texas.
Dec 07, 2015
Notable Quotable: Jane Chu on Growing the Arts
Dec 04, 2015
A Conversation with Tobias Wolff
Meet Big Read author Tobias Wolff.
Dec 03, 2015
Taking Note: Can/Should We Distinguish Between Basic & Applied Art?
Dec 02, 2015
Art Talk with Justin Tucker
Meet Justin Tucker, an NFL kicker--and an opera singer!
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