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Washington, DC As you can see from our latest issue of NEA Arts , arts and community is very much a topic of conversation at the NEA. I think the theme for my last few outings has been musicians, museums, and mayors. I hope you all saw our coverage of the NEA Jazz Masters events at Jazz at Lincoln...
Dallas, Texas Dallas Museum of Art hosts a "Late Night" at the museum---staying open till midnight---the third Friday of each month. Visitors participate in activities such as team competitions to design creations inspired by works of art in the museum’s collection, such as Francis...
Close-up photo of Fed Joiner
Fred Joiner, a poet and visual artist, has called DC’s Anacostia neighborhood home for the past six years. We asked Joiner to give us his take on working and living...
November 26, 2009 Washington, DC Chairman Rocco Landesman will be in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, over the Thanksgiving weekend as part of the Art Works tour. While there he will visit the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts . "I am thankful that we have so many wonderful museums across...
Two women in a train coach car sitting across from each other, one reading, one resting. They are dressed in full dress outfits. The view from the train is of a lake and mountains in the distance
Image courtesy of Fondazione Cassa Di Risparmio, Museo Palazzo Ricci, Macerata For Alice Whelihan, NEA's indemnity administrator, worrying about how art gets from point A to point B is a...
 Sculpture of a thin nude woman leaning against a post
Since 1930, the Dallas Museum of Art has evolved from an art association specializing in Texan art to an internationally renowned museum with a comprehensive collection boasting more than 20,000...
 View of the gallery, showing the blue floor with white clouds and Magritte paintings on the walls
Stephanie Barron's feet rest on a large swatch of cloud-covered carpet that she keeps under her desk at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). It's a memento from one...
 Staff member squatting to work on the lower part of a large painting of a young boys carrying a bucket of water down a dirt path
The United States has a long tradition of federal support for the visual arts, from the 14th Congress's 1817 commission of four murals by John Trumbull for the Capitol Rotunda...
Sculture of a reclining man, his head resting on one hand, while another arm extends form the elbow the hand facing upward in an elegant gesture. Only the arms, head and par of the torso are visible.
Priceless canvases painted by Picasso, fragile terra cotta warriors from ancient China, a gilded baroque silver tea service used by nobility in one of Russia’s most opulent palaces. These and...
A woman steps up into a train.
It's a museum on wheels, chugging through America bringing art to isolated pockets of the country. Since 1971, it's visited more than 725 communities in 44 states and the District...

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