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Creative Placemaking—two years and counting!

May 31, 2012 by Jason Schupbach, NEA Director of Design The Pollinators in Lawrence, Kansas. The mural was commissioned by the Spencer Museum of Art as part of a retrospective of the work of muralist and Kansas native Aaron Douglas (1899-1979). Photo by Dave Loewenstein At the NEA, we have just completed the panels that […]

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Postcard from Evanston and Chicago

January 26, 2012 by Rocco Landesman Here I am in Evanston meeting with local civic and arts leaders about the city’s Our Town project. Photos by Eric Palmer, City of Evanston, Illinois. Last week I was in Chicago for a tour of two great projects: the Our Town grant we made to the City of […]

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Postcard from Iowa, Wisconsin, and South Dakota

November 30, 2011 by Rocco Landesman Here I am with Mayor Roy C. Buol of Dubuque, Iowa. Photo by Ronald W. Tigges So I thought I’d work up an appetite for Thanksgiving with a pre-holiday trip to Iowa, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. We started out in Dubuque, Iowa, and met up there with Bill O’Brien, […]

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