Walking the Fields, From Liberia to California

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sacramento Bee High Country News has long been one of our favorite publications; they consistently think in new terms about the West, but also about urban-rural and rural-international…

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Helen LaFrance: Painting From Memory

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Church Picnic; Helen LaFrance Think twice and see it once. Think you’re right and know you’re right before you do something. I like to have people see what…

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Romney Vows to Eliminate National Arts Funding

Monday, August 20, 2012

Photograph by Matthew Cavanaugh/McClatchy Tribune In another entry in the politicalization, and polarization, of Art in the United States, Fortune magazine leaked this excerpt from a forthcoming interview…

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We Did It! The Rural Arts and Culture Map Receives A Rural Digital Advocacy Grant

Thursday, August 9, 2012

This morning we are writing to share some wonderful news: The Rural Arts and Culture Map has received a Rural Digital Advocacy grant and, thanks to all of…

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We Did It! The Rural Arts and Culture Map Receives A Rural Digital Advocacy Grant

Thursday, August 9, 2012

This morning we are writing to share some wonderful news: The Rural Arts and Culture Map has received a Rural Digital Advocacy grant and, thanks to all of…

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Communities That Can Support Artists & Free Culture

Thursday, June 28, 2012

New articles have been slow this week, as we are working on an exciting grant opportunity — of which we will offer more news soon. Until then, we…

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Introducing A New Series: Notes From The Field

Friday, June 22, 2012

Art of the Rural is excited to announce Notes From The Field, a new series that applies the lessons of ethnography and folklore studies within the contemporary frame…

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Bringing It To The Table

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Arkansas State Folklorist Mike Luster at the Roundtable; Jennifer Joy Jameson By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor Last month Art of The Rural joined a host of artists…

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ArtPlace: Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Monday, June 18, 2012

Roadside Culture Stand, The Wormfarm Institute; Katrin Talbot, Verse Wisconsin Over the past few years we’ve frequently linked to the work of ArtPlace, a collaborative organization comprised of…

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Weekly Feed: Skip James at 110, Art of Regional Change, Choctaw Code Talkers, Appalachian Steel Drum, and the town of Hannibal, Missouri

Friday, June 15, 2012

  Here are stories we shared this week on our Arts and Culture Feed:   • Skip James would have turned 110 this week. To celebrate, the Alan…

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