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America: Now and Here records, circa 2010-2012

America: Now and Here records, circa 2010-2012

America: Now and Here

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 linear feet

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.

Provenance

The America: Now and Here records were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2012 by Dorothy Dunn, former Director of the organization.

Scope and Contents

The records of America: Now and Here, a traveling arts program headquartered in New York City that provided traveling arts presentations, measure 0.9 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.

Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requrires advance notice. Contact the Archives reference staff for information.

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