Heritage Fellow Eva Castellanoz Virtual Residency

Heritage Fellow Eva Castellanoz Virtual Residency

NEA National Heritage Fellow, 1987 Master Corona Maker and Healer Wonderful people introduced me to art. Now I know that my parents were artists all through their bones. My dad would go to the river and get tree limbs and start to forge a chair with his machete. Then...
Heritage Fellow John Cephas Virtual Residency

Heritage Fellow John Cephas Virtual Residency

NEA National Heritage Fellow, 1989 Master Piedmont Blues Musician When I grew up as a kid and we had these get-togethers in the country, almost everyone had a repertoire that included “John Henry,” and you were judged by how well you played it. Some played it in open...
Then and Now

Then and Now

In Spring 2020 millions of students were not in school or on playgrounds as people stay home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Disruptions of our usual daily routines meant we were doing and using things differently. This activity invites you to think about how objects in...
Interviewing Virtual Unit

Interviewing Virtual Unit

Observing the traditions and traditional art forms around us, we learn why and how informal local learning underpins our lives and the knowledge and skills that we acquire in classrooms and formal academic settings. By interviewing family and community members to...