Rural Generation: A conversation with Cheryal Lee Hills and Ryan Taylor

Thursday, February 2, 2017

  Cheryal Lee Hills is the Executive Director of the Region Five Development Commission in Staples, Minnesota. Cheryal provides program development, program implementation, organizational planning, financial planning/oversight and…

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Reflections on the Year of the Rural Arts 2014

Monday, April 13, 2015
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THE YEAR OF THE RURAL ARTS 2014 was a program of events, conversations, and online features celebrating the diverse, vital ways in which rural arts and humanities contribute…

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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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Oil, Canvas, Public: George Caleb Bingham

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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The Jolly Flatboatmen, George Caleb Bingham Friends, the last few weeks have been packed with much work and projects, little of which has immediately manifested itself on the…

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Rachel Reynolds Luster and the Myrtle Public Library Featured in Rural Missouri Magazine

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Photograph by Paul Newton, Rural Missouri By Matthew Fluharty Rachel Reynolds Luster, Founding Project Steward of Art of the Rural, has been in the news many times over…

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On the Atlas of Rural Arts and Culture: Robert Gard Foundation Mini-Grant Stories

Friday, March 7, 2014

Gard Foundation Mini-grant receipient: Cleveland Public Theatre’s Teen Step Program In 2010, in celebration of his 100th birthday, the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Robert E. Gard Wisconsin…

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The Broader Picture: Remembering John Kinsman

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

John Kinsman joining farmers and activists in Mali; via WhyHunger By Savannah Barrett At the suggestion of our partners at the Wormfarm Institute, today we remember the life and…

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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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Fly Over Art And the Work of Chad Wys

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Garage Sale Painting of Peasants with Color Bars, paint on found painting and frame; Chad Wys For the last few weeks I have been deeply enjoying the work…

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Course On Midwest Culture: The Paradox of Heartland Rock

Friday, July 6, 2012
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Photograph from the insert to the Bruce Springsteen & E-Street Band Live 1975-1985 LP box set By Kenyon Gradert, Course on Midwest Culture editor Last week in the…

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