Do you remember the color of the sky on September 11?

One meteorologist described the color of the sky on the morning of September 11, 2001 as a “severe blue.” For years to come, the color of that sky would be imprinted into the memories of thousands, only to be distorted by … Continued

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Spiral Bound: promoting art opportunities for all

You probably haven’t heard of Spiral Bound, a documentary premiering today in Charlotte, North Carolina, but you should! Featuring school students, teachers and administrators from Charlotte, and sponsored by The Arts & Science Council, the film addresses the need for arts … Continued

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Hey, go support the ArtLifting Kickstarter.

I just read about this REALLY awesome organization called ArtLifting on CNet, and they need your help! Who are they? From their website: We empower homeless, disabled, and other disadvantaged individuals through the celebration and sale of their artwork. When an artist … Continued

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So you want to be an art curator.

The job of a museum curator is undoubtedly an important one in the art world — and one of the most hectic. As websites and Facebook pages make artists more known than ever before, all around the globe, curators have become busier than ever. … Continued

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Need to raise ADP funds? Try a fun run!

This last Saturday, the 16th annual Race for the Arts took place in Sacramento, with hundreds of workers running or walking a 5K course after raising pledges for art organizations. 100% of the pledges went to the art organization of their choice, with … Continued

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#ArtSelfie: what’s up with museum photography?

We’re retiring Artist Spotlight for a little while, and instead focusing on another important yet often overlooked aspect of the art world: museums and curation. Today, let’s look at the debate over taking photos in art museums. It’s tempting to … Continued

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Please do touch the painting: how blind people see art

I recently visited the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and I saw a blind person making their way to the exhibit with a friend. It confused me. I mean, I’d never really thought about it before, but I started wondering, how … Continued

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