America: Now and Here,
est. circa 2010 - 2012
Collection size: 1.1 linear feet
Collection Summary: The records of America: Now and Here, a traveling arts program headquartered in New York City that provided traveling arts presentations, measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 2010-2012. The collection consists of interviews with artists and poets, two writings, and printed material, much relating to the America: Now and Here program in Kansas City (2011 May). The materials were designed to create interactive dialogues with visitors about the "American Journey," our culture, the arts, and creativity.
Biographical/Historical Note: America: Now and Here (2011-2012), a privately funded project, was founded by artist Eric Fischl with Dorothy Dunn as Director. Its mission was to provide a multi-disciplinary art experience that would travel from cities to small towns, encouraging dialogues among ordinary Americans about issues of importance to the country.
The America: Now and Here records were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2012 by Dorothy Dunn, former Director of the organization.