On View: Solar Boom: Sun-Powered Electrical Plants in the USA, Center for Land Use Interpretation

Monday, March 31, 2014

Photograph by the Center for Land Use Interpretation By Matthew Fluharty On the heels of their recent Refrigerated Nation: The Landscape of Perishable Food in America, The Center for…

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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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Making Connections: Community Radio In Appalachia

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Making Connections reporter Sylvia Ryerson By Rachel Beth Rudi, Digital Contributor This week from the Rural Arts and Culture Map, we bring a story that’s floated to us on the…

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Weekly Feed: Rural America Contemporary Art, Poor Kids, The Changing Face of America

Monday, December 3, 2012

Each week we share selections from our Rural Arts and Culture Feed on Facebook and Twitter. What are we missing? Please drop us a line, and we’ll add…

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On the Map: The Lexicon of Sustainability

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Family at a Lexicon of Sustainability pop-up art show; Douglas Gayeton, KQED blog By Rachel Rudi, Digital Contributor In this week’s update from our Rural Arts and Culture…

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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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Gasland & The Language Of The Natural Gas Debate

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Aerial photography of natural gas drilling sites from SkyTruth Documentarian Josh Fox is currently at work on a sequel to his much-discussed film Gasland, a second chapter set…

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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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Readings: The Egg And The Machine

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Food Security; larger, high resolution images available at The Lexicon for Sustainability Today we offer a Readings selection from Robert Frost: his 1923 poem “The Egg And The…

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