Tag: Art

13 years and millions of dollars later, the ambitious, enormous American Mural Project is coming together

For two decades, Sharon artist Ellen Griesedeck has had a dream to create a mural honoring working men and women, five stories high and 120 feet wide.

Art and creativity provide a special kind of healing in Kentucky

Hands Healing HeArts participants undertake writing, drama, music, sculpture and visual arts projects as vehicles for self-discovery and expression.

These artists are filling the gap in America’s education system

From private music lessons to engaging children in philanthropy, Philadelphia is a springboard for organizations offering unique opportunities for children.

A new Smithsonian exhibit on philanthropy focuses on the intersection of giving and health around the globe

T​he Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s refreshed "Giving in America" exhibit reopens this week.

Understanding humanity through the arts

Lester Purry, a lifelong actor, played Troy Maxson in the Portland Playhouse’s 2018 production of Fences.

Public art isn't just for big cities

Small towns can be places of art and culture showcased in unique and exciting ways. A tiny town in Nebraska proves just that.

When do we start to love music?

Since 1924, Portland Youth Philharmonic has inspired and trained young musicians throughout the Pacific Northwest.

At this theater, there are no critics

NYC's CO/LAB offers individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts.