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In August, we issued new application guidelines for the NEA’s Research: Art Works grant program . We’ll discuss the guidelines in a webinar to be held on September 9, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. In one change to the guidelines from last year, we explicitly encourage partnerships between researchers...
A sneak peek of what you'll see on our Pinterest board celebrating 2015 NEA National Heritage Fellows Sidonka Wadina and Yary Livan.
Rhodessa Jones of the Medea Project on the purpose of art.
Two-time NEA Literature Fellow Marilyn Chin is a translator and novelist as well as a poet. She has received numerous awards and fellowships, in addition to her grants from the Arts Endowment, including Fulbright, Rockerfeller, and US Artists International Fellowships. Her most recent collection,...
Step back into our post-colonial past at Boscobel House and Gardens, a Blue Star Museum.
We dip into archives to revisit the reasons why it's important to take kids to art museums.
An interview with the highly inventive musical duo Chargaux.
We couldn't pick just one Notable Quotable from poet/playwright Claudia Rankine so here are a few.
Hear more from Azar Nafisi in this Art Works podcast . Visit the NEA stage at the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 5 to hear from Nafisi live as part of the panel "Why Literature Matters: A Conversation about the Importance of the Imagination” with Jane Hirshfield and Jeff Brown.
It’s not unusual for a child to feel wary of museums, which often come with jostling crowds, new visual or multimedia experiences, and expectations of best behavior—no touching, no running, and inside voices only. For a child with special needs however, this can all compound into a positively...


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