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Amy Sherald Unveils $1 M. Grants Programs in Breonna Taylor’s Name – ARTnews.com

Artist Amy Sherald has given $1 million to the University of Louisville to establish two grant programs in Breonna Taylor’s name. The funds came from the sale of her ethereal portrait of Taylor, which first graced the cover of Vanity Fair. The painting was jointly acquired by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the Speed Art Museum ...

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Lake County News,California – Middletown Art Center plans diverse slate of programs to weave the arts into Lake County communities

Pomo basket weaver and cultural educator Corine Pearce discusses basket weaving with Millie Simon, Middletown Pomo elder. Pearce is readying an oak shoot for a basket. In the foreground are traditional Pomo baskets woven by Pearce. Both Pearce and Simon will participate in the upcoming "Weaving Baskets, Weaving Bridges" program through the Middletown Art Center, which is slated to begin in early November. Photo ...

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UTSA, Southwest School of Art to combine arts programs at downtown campus

SAN ANTONIO – The University of Texas at San Antonio and the Southwest School of Art will combine their art programs at the SSA campus downtown.Both schools signed a letter of intent for the agreement, and it will be considered by their governing boards in November, UTSA announced Monday. The first semester of the combined program could start in fall 2022.SSA’s Bachelor of Fine ...

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Georgia Museum of Art honored for pandemic programs

The Georgia Museum of Art received two awards at the Georgia Association of Museums Conference, held in Statesboro, Georgia, in a hybrid in-person/virtual format April 26-28. The museum’s series of “Art at Home” projects, started in response to the pandemic, received the special award for “Creativity in Crisis: Community Impact” for Art at Home. Virginia Howell, director of the Robert C. Williams Museum of ...

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ESPL to host Friday morning virtual art programs

On Fridays, Eastern Shore Public Library will be hosting virtual “Draw With Me” art programs for youth. During these sessions, young artists of any skill level will be able to draw and chat online with Youth Services Librarian, Tiffany Flores.  The one hour drawing program will teach basic art skills, about digital art and the technology behind it. While not required, participants are encouraged ...

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