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Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

The national initiative called " Play at Home," is a push by not-for-profit theater companies from ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Art Museums in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Tacoma Art Museum Executive Director David Setford; Albright-Knox Art Gallery Director ...
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UN Agency Warns Pandemic Could Kill 1 in 8 Museums Worldwide

BRUSSELS (AP) — Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Natural History, Arts and Children’s Museums in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: American Museum of Natural History President Ellen Futter; Los Angeles County ...
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INSIGHT: WDSE Promo on Duluth Nonprofits

In this collaboration with WDSE in Duluth, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from  Northeastern Minnesota ...
Virus Outbreak New Mexico

Coronavirus Forces Santa Fe Opera to Cancel Upcoming Season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The famed Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its season ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Live Performance, Ballet and Symphony Organizations in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Washington Performing Arts President & CEO Jenny Bilfield;  Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra ...
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INSIGHT: KLCS Promo on Los Angeles Nonprofits

In this collaboration with KLCS in Los Angeles, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from Los ...
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Our Majestic World Photo Gallery

AP PHOTOS: Virus-era Glimpses of a World Without Humans

Being human, the world of human beings is the one we tend to notice most. The ...
AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

An essential question that many Americans are grappling with as they seek out the information they ...
Met Opera At Home Gala

Silenced by Virus, Met Opera Links for Digital Global Gala

With the entertainment world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the Met staged an At-Home Gala ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Orange County Nonprofit Focuses on Creativity to Help At-Risk Youth Shape Bright Futures 

Nonprofit Spotlight: Orange County Nonprofit Focuses on Creativity to Help At-Risk Youth Shape Bright Futures 

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with The Wooden Floor CEO Dawn Reese on how the organization is ...
Virus Outbreak Charitable Giving

Amid Pandemic, Charities and Nonprofits Face Huge Challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — While celebrities and billionaires have announced huge gifts to combat the COVID-19 ...
Virus Outbreak College Sports Cuts

If Colleges Cut Sports Programs, Could New Models Emerge?

College sports programs are already being cut and more are likely on the chopping block ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Providing a Thriving Green Space in the Heart of Boston 

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Providing a Thriving Green Space in the Heart of Boston 

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury on how ...
Virus Outbreak-Art Markets

Pandemic Scuttles Market for Folk Artists from 50 Nations

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Artists and artisans from more than 50 nations will lose a ...
During Closures of Institutes, Van Gogh Painting is Stolen from Netherlands’ Singer Laren Museum

During Closures of Institutes, Van Gogh Painting is Stolen from Netherlands’ Singer Laren Museum

The painting titled "Lentetuin" or "Spring Garden" by the artist Vincent van Gogh was a loan ...
Virus Outbreak Oklahoma City Bombing Ceremony

Museum Scales Back 25th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is planning to offer a ...
Sing Sing Museum

Museum Slated Up the River and Through The Wall at Sing Sing

A museum just beyond the maximum-security prison's watch towers is being planned with a unique feature: ...
Virus Outbreak New York

What Now? Facing Life Without the Entertainment World

Many concert tours, awards shows, festivals, museums, sporting events and more have shut down to help ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
Virus-Met Opera Cancellations

Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall Cancel Performances

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera has canceled performances and rehearsals through March 31 because ...
Britain Warhol

Marilyn, Soup Cans, Wigs Feature in Tate’s Andy Warhol Show

LONDON (AP) — Images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe's lips are on display in a ...
Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum of Art Explores the Impact of the Environment on Indingeous People

Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum of Art Explores the Impact of the Environment on Indingeous People

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art is exploring and demonstrating how indigenous peoples ...
Spring Forward

Let the Sun Shine Later as Daylight Saving Time Back Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like clockwork, daylight saving time strikes again this weekend ...
Italy Virus Outbreak Art

Raphael Fever Hits Italy But Art Isn’t Immune From Virus

ROME (AP) — The paintings, drawings, tapestries and sketches in the most ambitious exhibition of Renaissance ...
Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors Receive Education on Spotting False News

Seniors are receiving education on spotting false news, in the wake of articles, blogs, and even ...
Investigated Journalism Donation

Family Donates $2.5 Million to Fund Investigative Journalism

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami family is pledging $2.5 million to help fund investigative journalism in ...
Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist Invests Millions into America’s Museums and Cultural Institutions

Philanthropist and billionaire David Rubenstein is investing millions into the nation’s historic sites, museums and culturally ...
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American Jewish History Museum Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia filed for bankruptcy protection ...
King-Virtual Reality

High-tech Chicago Exhibit Puts Visitors Eye-to-eye with MLK

CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one ...
Crafts Refugees

Crafts Can Help Refugees Find Community, and Maybe a Living

When Bahija Karim arrived in Idaho as an Afghan refugee in 2005, she knew little about ...
MET-Museum

MET Revamps British Galleries to Tell Bigger Story of History and Slavery

At the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET), the new British galleries are set to ...
Plantations Hidden History

US ‘Honor Roll’ of Historic Places Often Ignores Slavery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and ...
Art Dealers in the UK Scramble Amid Stricter Regulations for Selling, Buying and Storing Art

Art Dealers in the UK Scramble Amid Stricter Regulations for Selling, Buying and Storing Art

Art dealers in the UK were caught off guard when stricter government regulations on the art ...
Art Exhibit Invites Visitors to Interact with Art Using All Senses

Art Exhibit Invites Visitors to Interact with Art Using All Senses

An exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is encouraging visitors to touch art to enhance ...
Couple Donates $10 Million Toward New Purdue Bands Building

Couple Donates $10 Million Toward New Purdue Bands Building

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A new building for Purdue University's bands and orchestras program will ...
Museums and Galleries Work Toward Making Art Accessible to Blind People

Museums and Galleries Work Toward Making Art Accessible to Blind People

Museums and galleries are working on ways to make art more accessible to everyone, including people ...
Feminist Artist Asks Female Artists to Raise their Prices

Feminist Artist Asks Female Artists to Raise their Prices

A feminist artist is asking other female artists to raise their prices by 15 percent to ...
Fashion Ballet FIT Exhibit

New Exhibit Examines Ballet’s Lasting Influence on Fashion

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowning jewel of the new exhibit at the Fashion Institute of ...