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Bloomberg Philanthropies Names Four Cities Winners of Public Art Challenge

On Tuesday morning, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the four winning cities of its first nationwide Public Art Challenge. Winning cities include: Los Angeles; Spartanburg, South Carolina; Gary, Indiana; and a New York team from of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, according to a report from  359 more words

What is the "Arts and Culture Sector?"

On the plane to Chicago for the Americans for the Arts (AFTA) annual conference, I was working on my presentation for another conference, AIMAC (International Association of Arts and Culture Management). 578 more words

Arts Policy

What it's all about

The Portland clay community is like a city, a cluster of neighborhoods, each exhibiting a distinct character, but with fuzzy borders, one just melting into the other. 279 more words

Ceramics

Reclaiming Detroit – Forging the Path to Revitalization and a Resilient Future for the “Motor City”

Detroit, MI, was once among the richest cities in the United States. Seventy years ago, Detroit was known as the “factory for the arsenal of democracy,” home to the American auto industry, and the nation’s center for industry and manufacturing. 1,872 more words

Redevelopment And Revitalization

THEASTER GATES: a renaissance man with a social conscience

So here is a guy that I am in sincronicity with. I love his projects and most of all how he has manage to integrate society in them. 120 more words

Scenarios

Venice Biennale 2015

Venice.  La Serenissima. A city so beautiful that adding art to it may seem superfluous. But here comes the Venice Biennale. Lots to see on such a stunning backdrop;  quite a competition for your attention. 899 more words

Art

"Illustrating the Possible"

“This is the thing about the art market. If a young kid isn’t invited to know what they have inside them, and how to unlock that, then what they have is just devices.

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Building Skills