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  1. Bonifas Art Center in TV 6 Upper Michigan Source

    Art In Flight

    'Art In Flight' in Ludington Park

    A new flock of birds made their way to Escanaba and is here to stay. Individual metal birds – each one different – together make up the “Art in Flight” metal sculpture in Ludington Park. Each of the birds was painted by different people in the community and each of the poles have a little bit of give, allowing the birds to look like they’re flying through the wind. The Bonifas received a grant of about $17,000 from Art Bridges, an organization supporting American art. That money was used to purchase technology for virtual art classes and supplies for “Art...

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  2. LSU Museum of Arts in The Advocate

    LSU Museum of Art summer program

    Grant Benoit, LSU Museum of Art educator and public programs manager, helps youngsters in the Neighborhood Arts Project, which will be held for free at various sites this summer.

    LSU Museum of Arts Neighborhood Arts Project (NAP), which provides free art activities in East Baton Rouge Parish under pop-up tents at sites, is returning this summer.  The project distributes art kits with art supplies and engaging lessons and is safely distributed to long-term NAP collaborators and community organizations meeting current nutrition needs and filling educational gaps. The program is made possible with the support of several organizations, including Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  3. American Folk Art Museum in ARTFIX daily

    Freedom Quilt. Jessie B. Telfair

    Freedom Quilt. Jessie B. Telfair (1913–1986). Parrott, Georgia. 1983. Cotton, with pencil. 74 x 68" Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York. Gift of Judith Alexander in loving memory of her sister, Rebecca Alexander, 2004.9.1 Photo by Gavin Ashworth, New York

    As part of its 60th anniversary activities, and in partnership with over a dozen cultural organizations across the United States, the American Folk Art Museum (AFAM) has launched a traveling tour of four self-originated exhibitions—all of which are drawn from the Museum’s collection. One of the exhibitions, American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Collection, is sponsored by Art Bridges. Read the Article

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  4. Smithsonian American Art Museum in e-flux

    Angel Rodríguez-Díaz, The Protagonist of an Endless Story, 1993. Oil on canvas. Collection of Smithsonian American Art Museum. Museum purchase made possible in part by the Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool and the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1996.19. © Angel Rodriguez-Diaz, 1993.

    Ideas about the American West, both in popular culture and in commonly accepted historical narratives, are often based on a past that never was, and fail to take into account important events that actually occurred. The exhibition Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea, examines the perspectives of 48 modern and contemporary artists who offer a broader and more inclusive view of this region. The exhibition is organized jointly by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and four nationally accredited art museums located in some of the fastest growing cities and states in the western region of the United States. It is the...

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  5. Detroit Institute of Arts in Patch

    Visions of American Life

    Edward Lamson Henry (American, 1841-1919)Election Day 1844 (1913) Oil on canvas. Manoogian collection

    Macomb Community College’s Lorenzo Cultural Center in partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents American Spectacle: Selections from the Nancy and Sean Cotton Collection of American Art, June 11 – Sept. 11. This is one in a series of American art exhibitions created through a multi-year, multi-institutional partnership formed by the Detroit Institute of Arts as part of the Art Bridges Initiative. Read the Article

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  6. San Antonio Museum of Art in Culture Map San Antonio

    Artist Sandra Gonzales will create the East Side mural at Tony G's. Courtesy of SAMA

    Three local artists will be painting the town red — and blue and green and yellow — this summer, as part of a citywide community mural project spearheaded by the San Antonio Museum of Art.  The community mural project is supported by a SAMA grant from the nonprofit Art Bridges Foundation and a joint effort between SAMA, the San Anto Cultural Arts, and the San Antonio African American Community Archive & Museum Read the Article

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