NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by the million-selling children's author and visual artist Oliver Jeffers is a blend of art and science and adventure.
Jeffers' “Meanwhile Back on Earth” will be published Oct.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia community is marking the 250th anniversary of its founding, and the local arts council is looking for artists to help with the commemoration.
The Berkeley Arts Council plans an exhibition beginning in mid-May entitled Berkeley County, WV: Future, Present, Past, according to a news release.
MIAMI (AP) — Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years. But recently America’s master lyricist has also captured moments in a new series of paintings that, just like his songs, are intimate and a bit of a mystery.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A Los Angeles visual arts space wants to display a South Carolina statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun as part of an art exhibit, but members of a city panel have raised concerns about the political nature of such a display.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The airport in Louisiana's capital city is getting an art upgrade.
WBRZ-TV reports the Baton Rouge Airport has a new collaboration with the Baton Rouge Gallery — Center for Contemporary Art to display the works of about two dozen Louisiana-based artists in two concourses and in a space that was formerly used as a smokers' lounge.
ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Vermont Law School can conceal two large murals that some members of the school community find racially offensive.
As a young man starting college, director Todd Haynes fell immediately for the Velvet Underground — the band which, musician Brian Eno famously said, didn’t sell many records, but everyone who bought one went and started a band.
A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would be living in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and liking it. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely financed by the Walton Family Foundation, that is offering $10,000 incentives to entice new residents to the Ozarks region.
BERLIN (AP) — A new show examining how some of the Nazis' favorite visual artists were able to successfully continue their work in postwar Germany is set to open in Berlin this week.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is putting on the biggest show of his career, and he is doing it in a place he’s fallen in love with: Portugal.
The world-renowned visual artist’s new exhibition, “Rapture,” opens in the Portuguese capital Lisbon on Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's oldest cultural instititutions, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, is undergoing some of its biggest changes in more than a century...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — No artwork was damaged when waterlines broke at the National Hispanic Cultural Center during a cold snap that hit Albuquerque, officials said Friday...
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek sculptor Takis, known for artworks that made use of technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, has died, his foundation said Friday...
The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled an opening reception for Here We Stand: Charles Edward Williams exhibit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
A thin blue line passes through Millvale's business district, extending from Riverfront Park under the 40th Street Bridge to Grant Avenue's Pocket Park. It travels in swirled and jagged ribbons along sidewalks, brick facades and storefront windows.
GREENWICH — The fall classes at the Greenwich Art Society Studio School begin Monday with professional, working artists as the faculty.
Rooted in the teaching ideology of its founding members in the Cos Cob Colony of Artists, the Greenwich Art Society continues this tradition in contemporary times.
HUNTINGTON — For the average person, creating art might seem a solitary practice, but it's the community that makes learning how to create art so special at the Marshall University Visual Arts Center.
Facing the judges is an art.
At the 167th annual Columbia County Fair, junior exhibitors, most of them representing the various 4-H clubs in and around Columbia County, learn that how they present themselves to the judges is at least as important as how they made that ceramic penguin, or that painted portrait of a Holstein cow.
A group of 11 students from the Twin Cities metro area who have just finished eighth grade have enrolled in a high school-level introductory arts course — through a first-of-its-kind summer program by Minneapolis Public Schools in partnership with the Walker Art Center in which participants can earn credits.
HUNTINGTON — Sandra J. Reed, professor and director of Marshall University's School of Art and Design, begins this year a three-year term as president of the SECAC, an organization dedicated to education and research in the visual arts, according to a news release.
Marcia Haffmans wants to illuminate a hidden population of women in Minnesota, and shes using flashlights to do it.
Haffmans, a visual artist in Minneapolis, is preparing to unveil an installation this week at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, which features the handwriting of incarcerated women in Minnesota stitched into sculptures roughly the size of fists.
SPEARFISH — Tuesday, the 34th inductee was welcomed into the Spearfish High School Fine Arts Hall of Fame: Jared “Cappie” Capp, Class of 1995, was inducted into the hall of fame under the visual arts, architecture, category.
Sabine Rear’s comic strips are vivid pictures of daily life as a blind woman.
The 25-year-old Eugene native has won national awards and received grants to produce her “zines” — self-published stories, comics and illustrations addressing issues from disability to politics and pop culture.
Inaugural CAN Triennial, set to coincide with FRONT next summer, announces curators, deadlines
CLEVELAND, Ohio – CAN, the Collective Arts Network, has picked a diverse team of four curators for its big regional triennial exhibition next summer, scheduled to coincide with the FRONT Cleveland International Triennial.
SCOTTSBLUFF —The West Nebraska Arts Center, with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, will present a collection of original artwork, note cards, prints and more by members of the North Platte Valley Artist Guild.
One of the bigger disappointments in downtown Rochester in recent years was the closing of the SEMVA Art Gallery on the Peace Plaza in 2015. The Southeastern Minnesota Visual Artists organization said at the time that a 40-percent increase in rent, along with a drop in sales, was forcing the closure.
CANNES, France (AP) — You walk along a high metal fence that once divided Arizona and Mexico and into a small holding cell where you are asked to take off your shoes and socks. All around you are the abandoned shoes of migrants who have been arrested by the border patrol.
Rochester's art scene has waged an uphill battle in recent years. Rising rent rates pushed SEMVA and the C4 Salon out of downtown. School budgets allocate less and less money for art programs each year.
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Explore and develop control and confidence using the media and techniques introduced in kindergarten and first grade. Explore and develop control and confidence in using the following media: oil pastels, torn paper, styrofoam
Innovative artists and performers in theater, dance, music, visual art, digital/web art and “everything in between,” are invited to participate in the 2017 Fringe Festival, taking place in venues and on street corners across Philadelphia from Sept.
In the Charleston area, residents have long boasted about the large variety of arts offerings, including festivals and classical music concerts, good theater, visual art exhibits, rock ‘n’ roll and jazz shows, but those same residents have noted a dearth of adequate venues in which artists can present their work.