art

  • “The People’s Gallery:” Art in the Heart of the Conflict with Tom Kelly and Kevin Hasson

    Air Dates: February 14-20, 2022 For one generation of Americans, civil and sectarian violence in Northern Ireland was brought into our homes through regular reporting on the nightly news. For a younger generation, it was brought home in the powerful lyrics of the band known as U2.  Tom Kelly and Kevin Hasson of the Bogside Artists are creating street art and murals that remember that era in Northern Ireland’s history. … Read More

  • Jeff Sparr and Matt Kaplan join Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller on set of "Story in the Public Square"

    July 1, 2017 – “Story in the Public Square”

    About one in five Americans live with a diagnosable mental disorder. This week’s guests, Jeff Sparr and Matt Kaplan, are creators of a program that uses storytelling and expressive arts to create peace of mind. Based in Rhode Island and with an international reach, the non-profit organization PeaceLove Studios promotes mental wellness and fights stigma against mental illness with the use of expressive arts. PeaceLove offers services through its centers … Read More

  • Upcoming Roundtable | What Is Art?

    Is art something that you have to go to a museum to see, or is it all around us?  Is there a difference between the Mona Lisa and graffiti art?  Is art just about personal expression, or can it be used as a vehicle of political action and change?  Does art have to be pretty?  Can art make the world a better place? These are some of the questions that … Read More