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Launch for Two New Books by Arlene Goldbard

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Talk on The Wave and The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future, followed by book sales/signing and reception. For more information, see the Hemispheric Institute website. Free and open to the public. ID is required to enter all NYU buildings.

Arlene's Latest Blogs

Mar.27.2014 - 1:21 pm
This has been a strange time in my little world: I’ve been traveling for work while my computer stayed home and lost its mind. I’m glad to say that sanity (i.e., memory,...
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Mar.03.2014 - 11:27 am
For a year and a half or so, I’ve been an advisor to a new and exciting project, the US Department of Arts and Culture, which is demonstrating the public cultural presence we...
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Feb.20.2014 - 6:49 pm
In her concluding keynote for Staging Sustainability 2014, Adrienne Goehler exhorted conference attendees to support a “basic income grant” as a universal right. She put...
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Feb.17.2014 - 3:39 pm
In my keynote for Staging Sustainability 2014, I was asked to define “sustainability.” “The implicit meaning of the term refers to its opposite,” I told the group. “We...
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Comments from Arlene

Jul.26.2011 - 12:51 pm
In response to: Patriotism Challenge
I have a dear friend, a rabbi, who "prays" the Declaration of Independence very fourth of July. I got a related feeling...
Jul.26.2011 - 8:36 am
In response to: In The USA
I haven't had a chance to read your blog yet, but I certainly will now! You know how much it means to a writer to...
Mar.15.2011 - 12:36 pm
In response to: This Is Your Brain On Catecholamines
Thanks so much. It's amazing how music bridges time, no? all blessings, Arlene
Feb.09.2011 - 10:18 pm
In response to: Life Implicates Art
I agree. Some of the best experiences I've had with politicians have started with conversations about their own arts...
Dec.14.2010 - 9:47 pm
In response to: Inoculation Nation
Yes, I was responding more to the other commenter. Of course, I agree that it's important to have the courage of one's...

Published Reviews

New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development
Published by Public Art Review
Arlene Goldbard's most recent book, New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development, is a comprehensive, well-written, and passionate chronicle of this overlooked sector...