The Once Thriving Jazz Scene Of .... Indianapolis?
Here’s a story from NPR that highlights the jazz scene on Indiana Avenue that centered around the Madame Walker Theatre.
Now in Wikipedia: an article that gives the...
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Talking about cupcakes …
Finding the Importance of Indiana Avenue
Check out the first post from my student’s work at the Madame Walker Theatre Center. Lots more great stories to come.
New Google Satellite View of 100 Acres
Now you can see the completed artworks.
John Green's tumblr: How to Get Your Book Banned... →
fishingboatproceeds: Step 1: Write about people who aren’t white. Step 2: THERE IS NO STEP TWO. You will very rarely see me curse, tumblypoos, but…but…I mean, what the fuck? How is this even possible? This reads like an Onion article. To be clear, it is now ILLEGAL to teach de la Pena’s novel (which I’ve read…
Volunteer at the IMA from anywhere in the world.
Want to volunteer for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, but don’t live in Indianapolis? Try out this program where you can help write articles about IMA artworks, or other related topics from anywhere in the world, even your own home. There are two excellent videos on the IMA’s main page that will help introduce to writing in Wikipedia. Go check it out and give it a go, will ya?
Pretty okay. thingsorganizedneatly: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Tape Recorders
When I was born in 1922, barely a hundred years after Indiana became the...– To Be a Native Middle-Westerner by Kurt Vonnegut, an essay in “Home Again: Essays and Memoirs from Indiana”.
MTA to Introduce Public Art App - NYTimes.com →
This fantastic piece by Sonya Clark of Madam C.J....
Here’s the story in today’s IndyStar.com, which lists all of the art projects at the hotel, and here’s a link to Sonya Clark’s web page.
What a project: Digitising Contemporary Art
Check out this EU project that was recently launched in cooperation with Europeana. About the project: DCA will create a digital body of high-quality reproductions of 26,921 artworks - paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations, videos and 1,857 contextual documents, which will become accessible and retrievable through Europeana; not only through the use of metadata and thumbnails, but...
Join this Kiva Team and help people working in the...
After joining Kiva this morning, I decided to make a Team that would focus just lending to folks that are working in the arts and crafts category. Why not join it today? Click here to join the team, and lend $25 to someone listed in the arts category. Come on, it’s $25! If you’re skeptical about the whole thing, try it right now and lend someone $25 for free!
Found! The first “behind the scenes” video at an art museum in which an unsuspecting visitor discovers the conservation-restoration laboratory at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (go here for the full description). Amazing, right! I found the video in Wikimedia Commons, under “Videos of restoration”. Sharing knowledge is always a winner.
Categorizing conservation-restoration in Wikipedia
There’s a growing number of articles in Wikipedia about conservation-restoration, many of which are not well researched or even close to being finished, but there’s promise in them. I spent some time this weekend cleaning up the way that they are categorized so that they can be better organized, and therefore we can understand what has been started in the English language. So,...
Above: Rachel Salzman’s last performance of “Body in Flight (Delta)” at the 2011 Venice Biennale. This is part II of looking back at the coverage of this artwork online. Part I is here. Press Coverage U.S. Department of State Press Release IMA Press Releases Indianapolis Museum of Art to Present the Work of Allora & Calzadilla for 54th International Art Exhibition, La...
Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial a must-see... →
Studio Visit with Ben Osaghae
No Preservatives | Looking Back to Nigeria: Ben Osaghae’s Critical Observations [Part III]