I’m not sure if you’ve noticed it where you are but the moon has been so iradescent and beautiful in my part of the world. Late at night I’ve gone snuck out back to watch the clouds glide across the midnight blue sky and count the stars. When I was child we would...
Gwendolyn Knight was an American painter who painted her entire life, but did not come into her own as an artist until the late 1970s and didn’t have her first retrospective until the age of 90.
From Notes To Noteworthy: These Note-Taking Apps Will Transform Your Grad School Experience And Keep You Ahead
If there is one thing that I know for sure, staying organized in graduate school can be a challenging. Especially for future art historians and curators, where the need for impeccable citations and copious note-taking are often par for the course. Thankfully, these applications are steadily evolving in terms of features somehow delivering a futuristic appeal with the traditional feel.
Artist, writer, activist, and curator, Lucy R. Lippard’s latest work, “Stuff instead of a Memoir,” published by NYU Press, explores the storied 86-year-old’s life in cinematic detail keeping her readers engaged from cover to cover.
Embracing The Future: Indigenous Communities, Narratives, And Their Natural Solutions Towards Climate Change
“Far too often Native narratives have been filled with heartache and are restricted to a place in history. We have a future that no longer needs to be shaped by outside limitations.” Rickert-Bolter said in an interview with Native News Online.
Every fiber and form of Leigh’s work speaks to the sonic truth of Black female power, presence, and self-assuredness embodies the nature of women from the African Diaspora.
The Intersectionality of The Saints: Celebrating Halloween, Samhain, and The Afro-Mexican History of Dia De Los Muertos
When we think of the Day of the Dead Africans don’t generally come to mind. Yet. like in all aspects of culture there is an African influence and presence found. During the 16th and 17th roughly 200, 000 centuries slaves were brought to New Spain, now Mexico primarily in the Veracruz area.
Looking for a way into the exciting world of art but not sure where to begin? With a little bit of exploration and discovery, you can find your niche in the world of art. Countless components that contribute to the magic of our cultural institutions, events, exhibitions, and historic preservation. Art is a diverse field that offers numerous career options for individuals who are passionate about it but may not possess traditional creative talent, feel like they may have aged out of the profession, or haven’t taken the typical pathways into the field.
In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month: 3 LatinX Poets Writing At The Intersections of Identity and Empowerment You Should Read Now
From September 15 to October 15, we honor National Hispanic American Heritage Month by recognizing the contributions of LatinX poets. Their moving verses have set the standard for poetic activism, keeping readers informed and engaged. The words of these wise scribes often reflect the rich cultural diversity of the Latinx experience, exploring themes of identity, heritage, resilience, and spirituality. In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month here are three standout LatinX poets you should know.
An Interview With Artist and Certified Life Coach Melissa “MUSE” Colon On Culture, Arts Policy, and How You Can Identify Your Real Tribe
For millennia, our female ancestors have gathered together beneath the moon’s gentle glow, in sacred spaces, or simply within their communities to engage in healing practices and reclaim their innate power. This timeless tradition of rituals, ceremonies, and sisterhood belongs to every community of women, transcending backgrounds and cultural differences.
Today is National Beer Lover’s Day, and it’s only appropriate that we delve into the origins of what is considered America’s favorite drink, as well as the women who contributed to its creation.
Bridging The Health Care Gap: Women Centered Clinics, Traditional Healthcare, and a New Medical Paradigm With A Diverse Foundation
There is still a fair amount of the American population as a whole that uses traditional healing or alternative healing for their healthcare. Additionally, Black women have formed several maternal health care databases to assist patients looking to have a culturally informed experience. Organizations such as Sister Midwife Productions and MamaGlow provide resources and information centered on the Black Maternal experience.
The Road to Authenticity is Paved by Transformation, And For Many, That Road Starts At Onyx Therapy Group and Ends With Self
Dr. LaNail Plummer is the CEO and founder of Onyx Therapy Group, a Black Woman, Veteran-Owned practice with a 30-member team, serving and empowering many of those who stem from and have experience with marginalization within their community and mental health issues themselves. According to the Onyx Therapy Group website, Plummer and her team employ various theoretical orientations and therapeutic interventions to achieve primary outcomes such as awareness, empowerment, grounding, and growth. Plummer is a highly decorated clinician with over twenty years of experience in the mental health field, educating individuals, communities, and organizations in transformational healing. No matter what the issue is at the root, her desire is to bring people into an uncompromised version of themselves.
The United Nations declared the first week in August as World Breastfeeding Week.
July is disability awareness month and I wanted to remember the artist Judith Scott for her ability to transmute the negative experiences in her life into bright and imaginitive creations. Scott was an internationally renowned American fiber sculptor born with Down Syndrome.