The Vancouver-based “piano hospital” has been teaching blind adults the art of piano refurbishing and tuning since the 1940s. We follow one student as he tunes and restores a piano for Vancouver’s “Keys to the City” – a program that places pianos around town for the community to play.
We all know the number one rule when you go to the art museum – you can look at the art, but you can’t touch it. So this story might make you cringe when you see a man take a knife and a hammer to some very old and very delicate works of art.
Since its opening more than 125 years ago, the Crocker Art Museum has been a jewel of the Sacramento Art Community. Through the halls of the original Victorian building and into the heart of the more contemporary pavilion, the museum’s director gives us an inside look at this historic institution.
Like most working actors, Kevin Farrell held random jobs while pursuing a career in Hollywood where he appeared in small roles in film and television, most notably on Frasier. When a friend encouraged him to sell Tupperware – in drag – to supplement his income, he dismissed the idea as ludicrous.
The Weinland Park Story Book project is the result of a long collaboration between the Wexner Center for the Arts and the residents and children of the Weinland Park community. The limited-edition graphic anthology offers a glimpse into the rich and colorful history of a neighborhood that has faced dramatic changes over the past 100 years.
These are the kinds of paw prints you won’t mind finding around the house. With the help of the Dublin Arts Council, the Friends of the Shelter recently held a silent art auction with all the proceeds benefiting the medical care of the sick and injured shelter dogs at the Franklin County Animal Shelter.