Art of the Rural Now Accepting Applications for Summer and Fall Interns

Monday, April 14, 2014

Are you passionate about rural places? Have you been looking for an opportunity to work across the field of rural arts and culture? Would you enjoy the opportunity…

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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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Exiled NDNz in Los Angeles

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Photograph by Pamela J. Peters By Matthew Fluharty Indian Country Today recently published an interview with Pamela J. Peters, a Los Angeles-based photographer originally from the Navajo Reservation who…

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The Wormfarm Institute: Starting Seed and Taking Root in Rural Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

[Editor’s Note: This article is the continuation of The State of the Rural Arts series– reflections, interviews, features, and online installations that seek to articulate historical context while also…

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Midwest Realism in the Contemporary Novel

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Perhaps we’re witnessing a shift back to the region’s realist origins. More likely, the Midwest is blooming into a wide proliferation of literary style.        …

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Notes From The Field: The Hayloft Gang and Early American Radio

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The “Kentuckians” at a road show, 1936; The Hayloft Gang By Jennifer Joy Jameson, Notes From the Field series Editor If you’re hooked into some of the recent…

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Notes From The Field: “Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard” and the Don Wahle Collection

Monday, December 10, 2012

By Jennifer Joy Jameson, Notes From The Field series Editor The interesting part about any ethnographic study is putting the pieces together, stepping in and out of a…

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Weekly Feed: El Teatro Campesino, Protecting The Reservation, Realities of Local Food, and more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

 El Teatro Campesino Founder Luis Valdez Each week we present a compendium of links and perspectives offered daily on our Rural Arts and Culture Feed. We encourage folks…

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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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Rebuilding The Front Porch: An Interview With Patrick Overton

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Savannah Barrett with Carlos Urlona at the Working Group meetings; Shawn Poynter [Editor’s Note: today we both welcome a new writer to the Art of the Rural staff…

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