National Endowment for the Arts

GroupAccount image

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.

Series

Series image
469 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

Series image
130 Pieces

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
16 Pieces

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
12 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.

Series image
5 Pieces

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

Series image
26 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.


Pieces

Piece image
Two Moments featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Jason Marsalis

Bought by KCSM, Delmarva Public Media, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WICR, WART FM and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:29
  • Purchases: 10
Piece image
Four Jazz Moments featuring flutist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master, Hubert Laws.

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


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
Four short pieces with and about the man behind the Marsalis musicianship, 2011 NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis.

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


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:29
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
Three short pieces featuring trombonist and 2011 NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis.

Bought by KCSM, WICR, WUSF, KVSC, and WNCU


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Five short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman.

Bought by KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, and Delmarva Public Media


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Three short pieces featuring 2011 NEA Jazz Master Branford Marsalis.

Bought by KCSM, WICR, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 9
Piece image
NEA Jazz Master Yusef Lateef on Joining Dizzy's Big Band; Finding One's Voice; Lifetime Student; and Musical Beginnings.

Bought by KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
NEA Jazz Master Muhal Richard on Rejecting Categories; Chicago; Composing; Early Influences; Early Band; Founding AACM; and Listening Habits.

Bought by KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 7
Piece image
NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron on Hearing Coltrane Live; Improvisation; Yusef Lateef; and Moving to NYC.

Bought by KCSM, WICR, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 8
Piece image
NEA Jazz Master George Avakian on "Discovering this strange music"; Wrong Microphone incident; Most Important Accomplishment; Revolutionizing the L...

Bought by KCSM, WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM and more


  • Added: Jan 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:57
  • Purchases: 6