Creative Rural Urban Alliances Webinar

Monday, March 16, 2015

Last week, we shared information about Art of the Rural collaborations that address both rural and urban communities alongside staff from the Rural Policy Research Institute and M12…

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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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On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project

Friday, March 28, 2014

On the Road to Kingdom Come: The Higher Ground Project By Savannah Barrett There’s an imagery associated with places like Harlan County, Kentucky. Deep in the Southeast corner…

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Images from the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Last weekend saw the conclusion of the two-week Reedsburg Fermentation Fest, an annual event led by the Wormfarm Institute in collaboration with many individuals and organizations from Sauk County, Wisconsin…

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Readings: John Brinckerhoff Jackson: Discovering The Vernacular Landscape

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Grain Elevator from Measure of Happiness; Frank Gohlke We offer this Readings selection from John Brinckerhoff Jackson’s seminal text Discovering the Vernacular Landscape. The New York Times called…

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Weekly Feed: Collaboration, Ecology, Digital Media and Food for Thought

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Photograph of the Fennimore Art Museum By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor • “Rural art museums face distinct challenges when it comes to building audiences for exhibitions and…

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The Rural America Contemporary Artists: Making Nowhere into Somewhere, Making A Statement

Thursday, February 9, 2012

from the Recalcitrant Mimesis installation at the David B. Smith Gallery, Denver; Liz Miller [Today we are excited to present Brian Frink’s curator’s statement to the Rural America…

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M12 Collective: Ornitarium

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Ornitarium photograph by Richard Saxton Next week sees the opening of Spaced – Art Out Of Place, the International Biennial of Socially Engaged Art. Members of the M12…

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In Brief: Regional Relationships

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Two aspects of A Map Without Boundaries; Regional Relationships Today we will introduce some work that we will be covering in greater detail soon: the Regional Relationships project….

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