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October 20, 2014

Upcoming Events for “Broadway: 1000 Steps”

Artist: Mary Miss

Mary Miss, an artist dedicated to collaborating with scientists in order to educate people about environmental issues, wants to remind us that every city is in fact an ecosystem and that every part of that system, including you and me, plays an important role. Miss is known for bringing such problems as energy consumption and … Read More

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September 30, 2014

Autumn Arts Festivals 2014

Check out the arts festivals happening around the world this fall and early winter. Here is a partial list to get you started on your art adventures: September – December  Washington, D.C. 5×5 – The largest, temporary public art project in the nation’s capital returns in early September, and will culminate with twenty-five unique, diverse, and … Read More

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September 29, 2014

The 5×5 Project

On view in Washington DC until December 2014

Washington DC – September marks an exciting time for public art with the recent opening of The 5×5 Project. This public art program is organized by five established curators, each of whom selected five artists to create site-specific works that explore the culture, history and sites of Washington DC. This is the second installation of … Read More

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September 25, 2014

Rick Lowe Awarded 2014 MacArthur Fellowship

Rick Lowe, founder of Project Row Houses in Houston, Texas, has been awarded the prestigious 2014 MacArthur fellowship along with 20 other gifted, creative innovators. Anonymously nominated by leaders in their field, fellows receive a stipend of $625,000, paid over the course of five years, to use as they see fit. Originally trained as a … Read More

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September 12, 2014

Giants Unveiled at Vancouver Biennale

(Vancouver, B.C.) – The 3rd Vancouver Biennale is currently underway in Canada. This celebration of public art will continue to unveil exciting new works throughout its two-year duration. The theme is “Open Borders / Crossroads Vancouver” and features a wide variety of work by local, international, emerging and well-known artists. With the exhibition spread throughout … Read More

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August 14, 2014

Remembering Anthony Turney 1937-2014

San Francisco, Calif. – After battling cancer for three years, arts advocate Anthony Turney passed away on July 4, 2014. A longtime supporter of the arts, Turney served on the San Francisco Arts Commission and Deputy Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, DC. Born in Sutton, England, Turney emigrated to the … Read More

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July 30, 2014

NEA Awards More Than $5 Million to 2014 Our Town Projects

Washington, DC (July 2014) – The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)—an independent agency of the federal government tasked with supporting and funding artistic endeavors—announced it will award 66 Our Town grants for a total of $5.07 million to organizations in 38 states. Established in 2011, the Our Town grant program funds creative projects that promote civic development through arts … Read More

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July 10, 2014

Jane Chu Named NEA Chair

Washington, DC (2014) – In June, the United States Senate confirmed Jane Chu as the new chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a position that had been left vacant since Rocco Landesman stepped down in 2012. Prior to her appointment, Chu served as president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in … Read More

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June 30, 2014

Norie Sato Receives 2014 PAN Leadership Award 1

Nashville, Tenn. (June 2014) – Seattle artist Norie Sato was recently awarded the 2014 Public Art Network (PAN) Award in recognition of her contributions to the public arts community. Sato has been active in the Seattle art scene since the 1970s, creating sculptures and two-dimensional works that utilize a wide variety of materials, including metal, video, light, glass, integrated … Read More

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May 28, 2014

Summer Arts Festivals 2014

Check out the arts festivals happening around North America this summer and start making travel plans. Here is a list to get you started: 2014-2016 Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Biennale – Guided by the theme “Open Borders / Crossroads Vancouver,” the 3rd annual Vancouver Biennale will include a variety of artistic mediums, including music, performance, sculpture, and … Read More

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