Friday, September 6, 2013
Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts
(Exhibits (Museum, Gardens, ...))
In every community are individuals who with excellence and authenticity are contributing to the rich artistic and cultural legacies of America. Every year since 1982 the National Endowment for the Arts has recognized and honored a small number of the best of these individuals with the award of the National Heritage Fellowships. The exhibition "Extraordinary Ordinary People: American Masters of Traditional Arts," featuring a sampling of some who have received this prestigious award, demonstrates the diversity of their cultural contributions and challenges viewers to reflect on those who are contributing to the cultural legacies in their own lives and communities. more information...