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February 1, 2010 Washington, DC How would you represent the phrase "art works" in a single image? "Art works" is Rocco's guiding principle for his work at the NEA. The phrase has three meanings: "art works" are the plays, paintings, dances, films and the other...
January 26, 2010 Washington, DC On Friday, January 15, the weekend of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman had an opportunity to visit Memphis, Tennesee, a momentous site in Civil Rights history, now home to several cultural revitalization initiatives. He was invited by the...
January 25, 2010 Washington, DC NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman sat down this morning with guest host Susan Page on the Diane Rehm show to discuss the arts, "art works" and his vision for boosting the role of art and culture in cities and towns across the country. The complete 50-minute...
January 8, 2010 Washington, DC On January 6, 2010, PBS Newshour featured an interview segment with NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown met with Landesman to discuss his ideas for the agency, including the Art Works theme that will inform his tenure at the Endowment. The...
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman decided to steer the Art Works Tour to a more immediate community this week: his new backyard of Washington DC. The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCAH) hosted an Art Works roundtable discussion with the Chairman at Busboys and Poets, a popular DC gathering...
December 16, 2009 Washington, DC The archives of the two recent NEA webcasts are now available in the Research section of the NEA website. The Cultural Workforce Forum was a day-long series of presentations and discussions about America's artists, other cultural workers, and how art works as a...
November 25, 2009 Washington, DC The November 20, 2009, NEA Cultural Workforce Forum archive version is now available.* The video and PowerPoint slides for each presentation can be viewed in the same format as the live webcast. Links are provided to each individual presentation. Additional forum-...
November 18, 2009 Washington, DC Starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, November 20th, the Arts Endowment will present a live webcast of the Cultural Workforce Forum, a forum about America's artists, other cultural workers, and how art works as a part of this country's real economy. Academics,...