Changing the Conversation: An Interview with Theresa Cameron from Americans for the Arts

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Road sign for Pittsburgh’s cultural district [Editor’s Note: This article is the continuation of a series we are calling “The State of the Rural Arts” — reflections, interviews,…

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Announcing The Mary Celestia Parler Project

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Parler recording musicians in the Oriole Barbershop, Bentonville, Arkansas; University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections flickr page Last week Art of the Rural launched Middle Landscape, a series of…

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Introducing Middle Landscape

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Model, Colorado; photograph by Matthew Fluharty There are two Ripenings – One – of sight – whose Forces spheric wind Until the Velvet Product Drop, spicy, to the…

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June’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: Seedtime on the Cumberland in Whitesburg, Kentucky

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Video footage of Seedtime on the Cumberland 2010 By Savannah Barrett and Carrie Carter Appalshop’s Seedtime on the Cumberland is a time for celebration and homecoming in Whitesburg….

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Americans For the Arts Features Matthew Fluharty As A Change Agent

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

With the 2014 Americans for the Arts national convention approaching next week in Nashville, I am both humbled and excited to share that I have recently been featured in…

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WMMT’s June Appal Spotlight: Lee Sexton

Monday, June 2, 2014

Lee Sexton in his garden in Linefork, Kentucky. Photo credit Parker Hobson. Art of the Rural will feature several installments of WMMT’s June Appal Spotlight throughout the Year…

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Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Banjo legend Lee Sexton performs at Seedtime on the Cumberland in celebration of June Appal’s 40th Anniversary We’re pleased to promote Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival as the…

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Art of the Rural in Kentucky

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Cultural Mapping at the Arts & Democracy Project Cultural Organizing Workshop Photo credit: Arts & Democracy Project, Javiera Benavente As a national organization often focusing our work across…

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May’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: ArtSpring Tucker County, West Virginia

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tucker County students participate in a WPA-style mural design contest; winners have their designs posted on Davis’ Shop n Save wall By Savannah Barrett This Memorial Day weekend,…

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Introducing Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork Project

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Alan Lomax and crew filming Dink and Julia Roberts, Haw River, N.C., 1983. Photo by CeCe Conway. From the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center, Library…

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