Akram Khan has combined dance traditions to create a new form of storytelling.
Season 9, Episode 8
Music Without Boundaries
Time for Three draws from multiple genres to make music that defies classification.
Season 9, Episode 8
Singer-songwriter Ben Folds and architect Jeanne Gang have thrived apart from trends.
Season 9, Episode 7
Jennifer Weiner: Mrs. Everything
Jennifer Weiner has channeled early unhappy episodes into character-driven novels.
Season 8, Episode 11
- Art & Design
Nina Chanel Abney is Selling Out (In a Good Way)
Abney’s work is in such high demand, she ended up on her own waiting list.
Season 2, Episode 1
Daniel Hope and the Zurich Chamber Orchestra Perform “Danny Boy”
Since it was penned in 1913, Weatherly's "Danny Boy" has been recorded by dozens of artists, from Glenn Miller to Johnny Cash to Aaron Neville.
Our educator guides, formulated for both in-person and online learning, bring the arts into STEM, ELA, and social studies classrooms.
Art as Service
In this lesson, students explore the arts as a tool for sharing stories, information, and historical realities in ways that can build community and create awareness about and have an impact on social issues. They explore areas where art might drive change to envision artistic strategies that would make that change happen.
Taking a Stand Through Art
In this lesson, students explore how art can be a tool for addressing and taking action on social justice issues. They examine the various ways artists across genres create messages to encourage awareness and engagement that affect social change. Students consider issues of importance in their community or the world at large to ideate an arts-based solution.
Responding to the Built Environment: An Emotional Interaction
In this lesson, students examine the relationship between architectural design and the human experience to recognize how it influences the shape of the built environment. Learners explore this intersection by assessing an architectural structure in their immediate community to determine whether a new design or a redesign would make it more human centered as well as imaginative, innovative, and distinctive.