DISCOVERY is a weekly show exploring how the arts and artists build informed and engaged communities.
Hosted by the Knight Arts team
Despite the many ways arts and culture enriches our lives and our communities, sadly, advocating for it has never been easy. Too often, the arts are left out of key decision making for cities and wind up being left out or left behind. […]
Despite the obstacles they may encounter during these uncertain times, artists are driven to create. On Episode 8 of DISCOVERY, we’ll talk with Deana Haggag, president and CEO of the national arts funding organization United States Artists. Join […]
How is the dance community reimagining itself? Join us for a conversation with Christy Bolingbroke, executive/artistic director of the National Choreography Center – Akron and Lourdes Lopez, artistic director of the Miami City Ballet for a conversation about moving from reaction to action through […]
In the protests that followed the killing of George Floyd, hundreds of monuments associated with historic racism have been destroyed, removed or planned for removal. On Episode 6 of DISCOVERY, Chriss Barr is joined by Paul Farber, co-founder of Monument Lab, and Karyn Olivier, artist […]
The pandemic and accelerating racial justice movement have tested our ability to connect with each other and challenged institutions to serve their communities with greater thoughtfulness. The arts have risen to the challenge, bringing people together and sparking important conversations. How can we […]
How is the COVID-19 crisis shaping arts and culture across America? On Episode 4 of DISCOVERY, we spoke with Arthur Cohen, CEO and cofounder of LaPlaca Cohen. He shared insights from Culture Track, an ongoing study of US cultural consumers.
Episode 2: Walking the talk — social impacts of the arts As conversations on race and equity continue around the nation, the arts keep playing a prominent and unique role in shaping informed, engaged and inclusive communities. On Episode 2 of DISCOVERY, we’lll take a deep dive into how the arts and individual artists impact […]
the debut episode of DISCOVERY. Featuring special guest Michael O’ Bryan, an expert practitioner and budding researcher in the fields of community development, organizational culture, and human wellbeing […]