AOTR and RUPRI launch Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinars

Monday, February 6, 2017

Save the Date for the first Digital Exchange Webinar on February 15 at 12 PM EST Reflections on the Rural Creative Placemaking Summit The first Next Generation Digital…

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Stories, Human Flourishing, and Spaces of Abundance in BETSY!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Roadside Theater Artistic Director Dudley Cocke facilitates a story circle. Photo by Jim Carroll. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural shared a series…

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“I Can Hear You”: Appalachian and Puerto Rican musical collaborations in BETSY!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Music of BETSY! An interview with Ron Short and Desmar Guevara. Video content by Zhivko Illeieff [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural…

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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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Caridad De La Luz as Betsy

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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Caridad De La Luz and Ron Short developing script in Norton, Virginia, February 2015. Photo by Zhivko Illeieff. [Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the…

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Featured Year of the Rural Arts Event: Shahrazad: A Tale of Love and Magic

Friday, October 24, 2014
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‘Reflection’, Photo Credit David Weiland Shahrazad: A Tale of Love and Magic The Summer Spectacle, Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, MA By Savannah Barrett The end of August marked…

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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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North Country: Clyde Joy and "Echoes From the Hills"

Friday, October 26, 2012
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By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor Here’s Clyde Joy singing “Echoes from the Hills” as recorded by Al Hawkes at Event Records, Westbrook, Maine, 1957.  Joy, who…

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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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North Country: Betty and Lone Pine

Friday, September 28, 2012
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The Lone Pine Family; The Al Hawkes Collection By Alyce Ornella, North Country series Editor In the twin cities of Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, a young girl named Rita listens…

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