June, 2010

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman Announces New Report on How Americans Use Electronic Media to Participate in the Arts

Washington, D.C. – When compared with non-media participants, Americans who participate in the arts through technology and electronic media – using the Internet, television, radio, computers, and handheld devices – are nearly three times more likely to attend live arts events; attend twice as many live arts events; and attend a greater variety of genres […]

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Guillermo Kuitca: Everything – Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980-2008 at the Walker Art Center

Guillermo Kuitca: Everything – Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980-2008 at the Walker Art Center

Minneapolis, – One of the most independent voices in painting today, Buenos Aires-based Guillermo Kuitca has long operated outside the traditional spheres of the medium, incorporating influences from sculpture, architecture, theater, film, and literature. The exhibition Guillermo Kuitca: Everything—Paintings and Works on Paper, 1980–2008, on a four-city tour, travels to the Walker Art Center June […]

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Blue Star Museums Number 800 Nationwide

On Wednesday, NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman made a surprise call to the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to personally notify Executive Director Johnny Baier that his museum was the 800th institution to join the Blue Star Museums program. The museum is also the 1,000 “follower” of the NEA’s Twitter feed. “We are thrilled […]

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Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit at the Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art has organized an exhibition that focuses on a little-known Cleveland artist, Mabel Hewit. Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit features 76 works from the museum’s collection supplemented with loans from Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey, relatives of the artist, and a New York private collection. This show will […]

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