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National Endowment for the Arts

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  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia

The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.

Pieces

Caption: Stan Lee, Credit: Courtesy of POW! Entertainment
Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Iron Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange: Stan Lee was there at the creation

  • Added: Dec 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Barry Bergey with Mavis Staples, Credit: Tom Pich
The NEA's recently retired Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Barry Bergey shares some memories about a lifetime immersed in folk and tradition...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Moriamo Akibu  in COLLIDESCOPE  , Credit: Stan Barouh
Ping Chong, a visionary citizen-artist connects racial history to our current unrest in his recent play, Collidescope: Adventures in Pre-and Post-R...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Multifacted, Credit: Nati Soti of Zero One Projects.
Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer have a mission: Arts Education for Every Alabama pre-k thru 12 Student!

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: :54
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Shirley Sneve talks about Native American Public Telecommunications which shares stories of Native American people on television and radio.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 28:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Charles W. Morgan at Sea
In his slim, lucid and compulsively readable book Why Read Moby-Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick makes an enthusiastic case for taking a look at Melville...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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We look at the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, which helps people with Alzheimer’s learn (or re-learn) a classic, well-loved poem and create new poems....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:10
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jennifer Steinkamp's video installation"Kelly 1" at Cleveland Clinic, Credit: Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic
What happens when innovative medical practitioners join with a lively arts community? Find out from Maria Jukic, executive director of Cleveland’s ...

Bought by KVSC and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fred Foote
In Medic Against Bomb, Fred Foote’s first collection of poetry, the neurologist demonstartes first-hand the healing power of the arts for veterans.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
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The World War Z author Max Brooks isn't kidding when it comes to zombies.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jesmyn Ward, Credit: Tony Cook
In her memoir Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward attempts to understand the links in the untimely deaths of her brother and four friends.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gina Rodriguez and Ana Ortiz in "Sleeping with the Fishes", Credit: Breaking Glass Pictures
Nicole Gomez Fisher brings it all back home in her film, Sleeping with the Fishes... and goes on to win the award for Best New Director at the Broo...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yvonne Walker Keshick, Credit: Michael G. Stewart
2014 National Heritage Fellow and member of the Odawa Nation, Yvonne Walker Keshick describes the long history of making decorative art from quills.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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For forty years, Chunky Sanchez has playing and singing the stories of the Chicano people.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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How Dance Place’s open door policy helped transform an underserved neighborhood into a vital arts district. -

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Doyle dancing at the 2013 National Heritage Fellowship Concert
2014 NEA National Heritage Fellow Kevin Doyle talks about his passion for Irish Step Dancing.

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kati Texas, Credit: Terrance McNally
Kati Texas takes us behind the scenes of the Kinetic Sculpture Race, Grand Championship where art and science go to play.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:10
Caption: DC Youth Slam Team
The DC Youth Slam Team is an award-winning internationally acclaimed poetry group. Listen to their poems and find out how it all comes together wit...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elizabeth McCracken, Credit: Edward Carey
Elizabeth McCracken gives us her take on the differences in writing novels, short stories, and tweets.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30