There are lots of benefits to creating art. Experts say if you spend just 10 minutes of random art-making, it will help you kick-start the habit — no creative inspiration required.
A new exhibit at Macon’s Tubman African American Museum documents the movement for Black lives in the city. The exhibit is also meant to spur more reconciliation with Macon’s past.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on "The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grassy Bank," by Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. The previously unknown drawing was unveiled this week in London.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers artist Julie Green, who died this week. Green's painted plate project, "The Last Supper," depicts the final meal of death row inmates.
The first retrospective to display Robinson's work after her 2015 death, Raggin' On at the Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the grandeur of simple objects and everyday tasks.
Born in Pittsburgh in 1859, Henry Ossawa Tanner moved to Paris, where he found "nobody knows or cares what was the complexion of my forebears." Recent conservation work explores his artistic process.
"African Victorian," a series of unconventional portraits by Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita, combines Victorian fashion with her country's culture to examine the impact of the colonial era.
The pandemic affected us all in varied ways. One 87-year-old woman spent almost all of it completely alone, whittling. "I don't know what I would have done without my carving," Minnie Adkins says.
GPB Morning Edition host Leah Fleming spoke with Georgia poets, Marco Soulo and Signature MiMi, who are expressing through their art what many in the country are feeling. Click to hear how they tap into their voices.
The Library of Congress chose 25 titles considered "audio treasures worthy of preservation" to join the National Recording Registry collection.
Women often bear a heavier burden at times of crisis. They take care of the kids, the house, the survival of families. NPR photographed and interviewed 19 women over 3 weeks. Here are their stories.
"We're thinking about it as an archive of well wishes, but an archive that shouldn't exist, that exists because of a terrible structural inequality that we all face," says artist Sam Lavigne.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey swore she'd never return to Atlanta after her mother was murdered there. 35 years later, she faces those demons in her searing new memoir, Memorial Drive.
Nigerian American artist Ekene Ijeoma is an MIT professor who draws on sound and data to explore representations of social justice. He's working on a "voice portrait" of the census called A Counting.
What do you see when you picture the South? Maybe trees draped in Spanish moss, or plantations and rows of crops? Perhaps civil rights icons, or your...