The Rural-Urban Exchange Highlights Kentucky’s Creativity

Friday, August 7, 2015

Imagine a networking project that feels like a matchmaking service. Organizers get to know you and your community, and then find someone somewhere else in the state for…

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Art of the Rural Awarded an Our Town Grant by the National Endowment for the Arts

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Next Generation Regional Network in Kentucky supports the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange; above: Alex Udis, a square dance caller and community organizer from Louisville, joins Kim Owsley, a…

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Creative Rural-Urban Alliances Webinar: March 12

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Art of the Rural is excited to participate in an upcoming webinar hosted by Community Matters and the Citizens’ Institute for Rural Design, alongside partners at M12 and RUPRI. Join us…

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Wild Nights in the Upper Peninsula with Jeff Cowell

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

via Numero Group By The Numbers blog Earlier this year, reissue label Numero Group brought to light Lucky Strikes and Liquid Gold, a 1975 record by Jeff Cowell  “previously available only…

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Calling Rural Artists: Help Us Share the Art of Rural Health

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Murals by Thomas Hart Benton in the House Lounge of the Missouri State Capitol By Kenyon Gradert Since its founding, Art of the Rural has espoused a vision…

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Artists and River Rats: Supporting the Cultural Ecology of the Missouri River

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Katy Trail is a rails-to-trails state park that runs from south of Kansas City to just outside of St. Louis. McKittrick is one of many small towns…

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Introducing Visible Connections: Contemporary Artists in Rural Space

Monday, December 1, 2014

Today we are excited to share Visible Connections: Contemporary Artists in Rural Space, an Atlas of Rural Arts and Culture project led by AOTR intern Rosemary Markowski that…

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Designing a Community Hub in the Ozarks, Welcoming the Whole Community to the Table

Monday, November 17, 2014
The Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op is a market and community center located in the Missouri Ozarks in the town of Alton, pop. 879.

The Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op is a market and community center located in the Missouri Ozarks in the town of Alton, pop. 879. OCFPAC, which…

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This Weekend: The Launch of the Mary Celestia Parler Project

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Today we are excited to share more details on the launch of the Mary Celestia Parler Project this weekend at the Fayetteville Roots Festival, in collaboration with The Center for…

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Restore/Restory: A Mosaic Of Voices in Rural California

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nature and culture tour of the oak savannah led by landscape designer Sally Barrett and Native rancher Wyatt Cline; Steve Fisch Today we are grateful to share the community-based…

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