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“New Developments in Rural Arts & Culture” panel including Matthew Fluharty, hosted by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Anthropocene Vernacular series of events along the Mississippi River and its communities documented by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW)

“Exchange Programs Think Beyond Urban vs. Rural” on the Rural-Urban Exchange published in The Christian Science Monitor, via PEW Charitable Trust’s Stateline series

“Three Days in the Delta with Rural Generation” in the ArtPlace America blog

• Matthew Fluharty presents with Jennifer Colten on The American Bottom and Monsanto Town projects at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Anthropocene River Midway Meeting

“A rural renaissance: How small towns are leading the way in creative placemaking” published in Creative Exchange

“A Piece of Mississippi: Retrospective on Rural Generation,” published on the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design blog

“Rural Abundance and Prosperity through the Arts,” on the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies blog

• Savannah Barrett presents at the Kennedy Center’s Arts Summit 2019

• Matthew Fluharty presents on The American Bottom project at the Weisman Art Museum for the Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Anthropocene River initiative

“Can Exchange Programs Help Bridge the Urban-Rural Divide?” feature on the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange in CityLab

• The American Bottom project featured in Art in the America

“America, Meet America: Getting Past Our Toxic Partisanship” feature on the Kentucky Rural Urban Exchange in The Wall Street Journal

• Matthew Fluharty’s essay “How the Rural Could Save Modern Art” published in To Make a Public: Temporary Art Review 2011-2016

• Matthew Fluharty Tedx talk on Art of the Rural and growing up in Appalachia

“Can The Arts Help Save Rural America?” feature on the 2016 Next Generation Summit

• Matthew Fluharty featured as a Change Agent in Americans for the Arts’ Arts Link publication

Agriculture and the Arts: an interview with Savannah Barrett podcast from the Extension Reconsidered project

• Matthew Fluharty and Savannah Barrett present on the Year of the Rural Arts for the Rural Arts Happy Hour google chat

Daily Yonder interview with Matthew Fluharty on the re-launch of AOTR

• Video of “Ways of Being” presentation by Matthew Fluharty at the Hand-in-Glove conference

“Artists Shaking Up and Strengthening Communities in Rural America,” a commentary by Rachel Engh in Createquity

• “A Gathering and a Weaving: A View From The Rural Arts and Culture Summit,”  Matthew Fluharty writing on the National Endowment for the Arts Art Works blog

• Createquity blog on the Rural Arts and Culture Map

• Al Cross writes in The Rural Blog on the debut of the Rural Arts and Culture Map

• “Profile: David Lundahl” Matthew Fluharty writing in the inaugural online issue of Rural America Contemporary Art

• “The State of the Rural Arts: Crisis, Change, and Opportunity,” video of a panel discussion including agrarian artist Nikiko Masumoto; Stephen Gong, the Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media; Caron Atlas, Director of Arts & Democracy; Carlos Uriona, Co-Creator of Double Edge Theatre; and Katharine Pearson Criss, Senior Fellow of the Center for Rural Strategies

• Journal of American Folklore reviews Art of the Rural