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When we spoke last week, theater artist Rhodessa Jones said that a great social worker is like a great artist who chooses humanity as their medium. But Jones is also proof that the reverse is true. Using playwriting, acting, and directing, she has created her own brand of social work designed to...
Dancer Gabrielle Lamb talks about breaking out of the corps de ballet to follow her dream of being a choreographer.
We head south to visit with one of Alabama's Blue Star Museums--the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
A collection of thought-provoking quotes by women artists, from selected Art Works blogs and Art Works podcasts.
The NEA recently announced $275,000 in recommended grants to support translation projects in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Kathleen Heil is one of the 20 2016 NEA Literature Translation Fellows. Her grant will support the translation of a collection of Spanish short stories titled The...
"The lessons I learned at the keyboard went far beyond any specific piece of music I performed. Music has helped to inform my life; it has helped to develop my own capacity. From my perspective, the work you're doing goes far beyond your teaching methods, and your intellectual findings. You are...
We're playing musical cheers on this Blue Star Museums roadtrip.
Our Research office takes a look at two reports profiling the educational and certification achievements of middle and high school teachers.
We dip into the Art Works archives for a piece on arts and community by Laura Zabel of Springboard for the Arts.
New Literature Translation Fellow Maia Evrona talks about falling in love with the work of Yiddish poet Abraham Sutzkever.


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