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Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

Announcing new resources, summer workshops, and more! Read all our news from the March 2022 Quarterly E-bulletin here. A preview of the opening letter: Ensembles and Individuals--Folk Arts Can Connect Us All This past weekend I had the opportunity to play music with...

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Local Learning News Quarter One 2022

2021 Annual Report Published

2021 was an important year of growth and investment in our programs, publications, and network. Read our Annual Report to learn more!  

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2021 4th Quarter News

2021 4th Quarter News

Read our final news bulletin of the year to see our end-of-year list of accomplishments and hear exciting news for 2022! Looking into a New Year As I work with the Board and Staff of Local Learning to close the 2021 year and look forward to the new year (see our big...

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Halle Butvin elected to Local Learning Board of Directors

Halle Butvin elected to Local Learning Board of Directors

The Local Learning Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Halle Butvin was elected to the Board at the Fourth Quarter meeting, held December 14th for her first, three-year term. Halle Butvin is director of special projects at the Smithsonian Center for...

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Local Learning receives multi-year funding from NYSCA

Local Learning receives multi-year funding from NYSCA

Local Learning receives a multi-year grant award totaling $148,500 ($49,500/year) from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for...

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Taylor Dooley Burden is new JFE Reviews Editor

Taylor Dooley Burden is new JFE Reviews Editor

Taylor Dooley Burden is the new Journal of Folklore and Education Reviews Editor. If you have a text, website, film, or resource that you would like to be considered for review in the Journal of Folklore and Education you may reach her at...

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2021 NY Showcase

2021 NY Showcase

Culture, Community, and the Classroom Showcase: A New York Folklore and Education Network Event November 20, 2021 | 10:00 am-Noon | FREE to attend Roberson Museum and Science Center | 30 Front St, Binghamton, NY You are invited to a special event at the Roberson...

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Big updates and good news from Local Learning

Big updates and good news from Local Learning

A season of change and opportunities These past 20 months have created many posts, newsletters, and updates from all sectors of life that are reflecting upon the disruptions and change evident all around us. My note from Local Learning follows this genre of narrative,...

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Local Learning Report for AFS

Local Learning Report for AFS

As the national arts service organization for folk arts, we share to the field our activities. Given the hybrid nature of the meeting of the American Folklore Society, we are sharing in this news post the full report. Resources New Look. Expanded Search Capabilities....

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Local Learning at the American Folklore Society meeting

Local Learning at the American Folklore Society meeting

Join Local Learning in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the annual American Folklore Society (AFS) meeting. All events for the AFS meeting require conference credentials except for the Local Learning workshop which you may attend FREE. Local Learning Workshop Saturday...

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