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Located in Savannah, Georgia, Deep Center is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the literacy of low-income children through creative writing. The NEA recently awarded Deep Center an NEA Our Town grant to support Block by Block, a project that encourages students to use research and...
An interview with horror screenwriter and filmmaker Ted Geoghegan.
Spotlight on the Washington State Historical Society, a Blue Star Museum.
We're dipping into the archives to take a look at art-science collaborations.
NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach talks about how creative placemaking projects are addressing the issue of inequity.
A handful of podcasts to add to your summer listening list.
Even the most committed of urbanites will admit that summer in the city can be a sweaty slog. Rush hour in 90 percent humidity? No thanks. Emboldened cockroaches scampering on the sidewalks? No thanks some more. Below are a few Blue Star Museums that will get you out of the concrete jungle and back...
Paul Rucker has never taken a cello lesson in his life, and yet he can improvise on the instrument all day long. But that's just one part of his multidisciplinary story. He is also recognized as an original visual artist with something powerful to say. In this post, we focus our attention on Rucker...
"Aristotle wrote about the cathartic experience of theater. This is an art form that acts out the stories of our lives, our dreams, our hopes, and our communities. At the heart of theater lies universal human emotion, which transcends any specific level of education, income, race, or geography. It...
In discussions of STEM education and policy, there is a group that has routinely felt excluded—a group that has taken pains to articulate its contributions to job growth, economic competitiveness, and individual and societal health. Hang on—this isn’t yet another blog post about STEAM (Science,...

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