April’s Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: ArtFields Lake City, South Carolina

Thursday, April 17, 2014

By Savannah Barrett In its second year, ArtFields is a unique Arts Competition and Celebration held in Lake City, South Carolina, a rural agricultural hub once renowned for the…

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Feminist Art Advancing Social Change in Rural Kentucky

Monday, November 11, 2013

Photograph from a “Stories from Da Dirt” production. By Dr. Judith Jennings and Savannah Barrett                          …

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Bringing The Yarn Bomb To The Country

Monday, February 27, 2012

[Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give a retrospective glance to the…

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Crystal Bridges, Alice Walton, and the Occupy Movement

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Crystal Bridges; Mike Pirnique, InArkansas.com As the 11-11-11 opening date for The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art approaches, many high-profile articles on the site and its guiding…

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The NEA And Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

selection from the cover to the NEA Arts Magazine On Monday we discussed Double Edge Theatre, a visionary laboratory theatre group that can help to expand the dialogue…

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Bringing The Yarn Bomb To The Country

Thursday, June 9, 2011

By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor International Yarn Bombing Day will occur for the first time this Saturday, June 11th. The event was the brainchild of Joann Matvichuk,…

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Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Autry National Center in Los Angeles is currently offering The Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition, a wide-ranging look into the basket arts across cultures…

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Following The Quilt Trail

Thursday, September 16, 2010

photograph from the North Tennessee trail by Suzi Parron Last week Noah Adams produced an excellent piece on NPR’s All Things Considered that discussed Tennessee century farms —…

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