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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...
A crowd-sourced post from our Facebook fans about their favorite fictional women.
Artists have always been inspired by the female form. But it doesn’t take an artistic eye to be inspired by the movements and choreography featured in our YouTube Playlist, “ In Performance with Female Dancers & Choreographers. ” The dancers or dance companies featured in these videos have all...
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.

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