KnightBlog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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    One Year In, Open Arts fosters deep connections to Arts in Philadelphia

    Aug. 28, 2014, 1:43 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Chaney Harter, Campus Philly One year ago, Campus Philly launched a program that, in the hands of college students, unlocks the entire spectrum of Philadelphia’s arts and culture communities, thanks to the generous funding of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Through free membership in Open Arts,...

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    Graduate students test the limits of ceramics at The Clay Studio

    Aug. 28, 2014, 8:28 a.m., Posted by CSchwartz

    For a decade, The Clay Studio has awarded $15,000 to 30 emerging ceramics artists through its annual Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition. Fourteen of these participants have gone on to become residents artists at the Clay Studio, a Knight Arts grantee. Now in its eleventh year, the exhibition draws...

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    Miami group uses art to refresh art song

    Aug. 27, 2014, 10:01 a.m., Posted by Gregory Stepanich

    Amanda Crider. Photo by Claire McAdams Mix a display of sculptures by a major West African artist with an art song recital, and what do you get? Something, perhaps, that’s half art exhibit and half concert, or maybe something that glides between the two worlds ably...

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