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August 2013

Come tweet with us! For anyone interested in creative placemaking, and who is not afraid to ask, the National Endowment for the Arts invites you to a live Twitter chat on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 2:00--3:00 PM ET. Jason Schupbach, NEA's director of design programs...
Washington, DC—As the benefits of using a common agenda to solve complex social problems become better understood, the concept of using collective impact to advance arts education continues to gain traction. In a follow-up to the Spring 2013 webinar that provided an...
Washington, DC — For one night each year, the National Endowment for the Arts invites the recipients of the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts to share their art forms with the public at the NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert, which also is...
Washington, D.C.-- "Design, vitalized and simplified, will make the comforts of civilized life available to an ever-increasing number of Americans," said 20th-century industrial design pioneer Raymond Loewy. For the first time, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA...
Washington, DC -- NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath has said, "Every time you make an appearance, you make an impression." As part of the 2013-2014 NEA Jazz Masters Live grants, the NEA will support opportunities for audiences around the country to interact with NEA Jazz...
It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of 2000 NEA Jazz Master Marian McPartland. As host of the renowned public radio show Piano Jazz , McPartland played a key role in helping to popularize jazz through her intricate knowledge...
It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of 2010 NEA Jazz Master Cedar Walton. Walton was one of the great hard bop pianists as well as a composer of jazz standards "Bolivia," "Clockwise," and "Firm Roots...
Washington, DC --The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) applauds the ten design teams selected in the first stage of REBUILD BY DESIGN , a multi-stage, regional design competition that will develop innovative projects to protect and enhance communities impacted by Hurricane...
The National Endowment for the Arts will present the third and final webinar in a series exploring social impact design on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 2:00-3:00 PM ET. The webinar's guest presenter will be William Drenttel , president of Winterhouse Institute and co-...
Washington, D.C . – The theme of this year's National Book Festival is "Books that Shaped the World," and at this year's Poetry and Prose Pavilion, many of the featured writers were shaped by the NEA Literature Fellowship program, one of the nation's...

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