How does music impact the brain?
Last December, an album of endangered birdsongs, Songs of Disappearance, lasted several weeks among the top 50 albums in Australia—besting Taylor Swift, to name one of its contemporaries.
The nonprofit organization Drake Music Scotland is proving that technology can be more than a replacement for in-person experience.
Google Arts and Culture, a free educational platform partnering with cultural institutions around the world, has published Mali Magic, a digital exhibition of Mali’s rich cultural and musical heritage and the efforts to preserve it.
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we want to share some educational resources for your classroom or community group.
Your students’ music education doesn’t have to end with the school year. Carnegie Hall’s Resources for Young Musicians offers young people the chance to freely explore their creativity and musicianship over the summer.
Maria Lara, Founder and Trustee, Agrigento
Music for social change is a field with enormous potential, yet one that has not been fully realized because of a central paradox: a common reliance on musical and educational practices that have little to do with social change.
For all our efforts to quantify and report the results of our arts programs, many of us struggle with zooming out to evaluate our organizations. An upcoming free webinar hosted by Americans for the Arts might help: “Aesthetic Perspectives in Evaluation” will take place online on May 10 (15:00–16:15 EST).
Carnegie Hall’s “Timeline of African American Music,” created by Portia K. Maultsby, Ph.D., is an educational resource showcasing the evolution of African American music over the past 400 years.
A national research initiative, Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation, has released two reports on the impact of the pandemic on equity and access within the arts and cultural sector, highlighting perspectives from BIPOC-serving organizations.