National Endowment for the Arts

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The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.

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572 Pieces

Art Works is the weekly program produced by the National Endowment for the Arts. It goes behind the scenes with some of the nation's great artists to explore how art works. New shows are posted on Tuesdays. Find out more at arts.gov

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130 Pieces

NEA Jazz Masters Moments highlight the jazz greats honored through the NEA Jazz Masters, a comprehensive program of jazz support.

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16 Pieces

NEA Literary Moments showcase writers and the literature they create through Big Read Moments, Poetry Out Loud Moments, and Shakespearean Moments.

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13 Pieces

This series includes miscellaneous audio from our quarterly magazine, NEA Arts, shorter pieces we've featured on the NEA blog, Art Works, and sound from our series, Short Cuts.

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19 Pieces

Quick Study--a podcast about research in the arts from the National Endowment for the Arts

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27 Pieces

The Big Read initiative was created to inspire people to read more great literature. As part of this program, the NEA produced several half-hour audio documentaries to accompany print materials.


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You may know him as the guy who takes surreal pictures of his Weimaraners; but that's just one strand of William Wegman's long and varied career. [...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Na'alehu Anthony discusses his documentary about traditional Polynesian open sea canoeing and its significance to the revitalization of Hawaiian cu...

Bought by KZYX and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Melissa Walker discusses healing wounded service members through art at Walter Reed. [25:44]

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 25:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Natalie Merchant discusses her love of poetry. [24 :27]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 24:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Maxine Hong Kingston discusses her path-breaking books. [22:55]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 22:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Jonah Lehrer, author of Imagine: How Creativity Works, discusses the new science of creativity. [34:06]

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 34:07
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The NEA Jazz Master discusses his work as both trombonist and producer. At the end of the day, it's all in the family. [34:32]

Bought by KMUW, KPIP-LP, and WNCU


  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 34:33
  • Purchases: 3
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Claudia Rankine discusses her play The Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue. [26:03]

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Apr 26, 2012
  • Length: 26:04
  • Purchases: 1
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3 Moments with tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Von Freeman.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WRTI, KCSM, WART FM, WUSF and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 06:26
  • Purchases: 7