After Kennedy Tragedy, Finding Solace in Art

After Kennedy Tragedy, Finding Solace in Art
In 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy created the office of the White House curator, transforming the nation's most famous residence for the first time into a collecting art institution, which it remains to this day. But that same year, she also reached out for …
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First Lady Hands out Awards to Youth Arts Programs
Michelle Obama praised the power of the arts to help young people pursue their talents as she helped hand out awards to 13 youth arts programs on Friday, including to one based in her Chicago hometown. The work done by these after-school and other …
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Scenic artist Rick Araluce creates eerie illusions at BAM
Seattle artist Rick Araluce, lead scenic artist with Seattle Opera, creates whole mind-bending and eye-bending worlds in miniature in his one-man show, “The Minutes, the Hours, the Days,” at Bellevue Arts Museum through Jan. 31, 2014. By Michael …
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