Results are Tagged with "Arts and Culture"

What is Culture?

What Is Culture?

Members of ExchangesConnect answer the question, "What is Culture?"

The Capitoline Venus

The Capitoline Venus housed at the Capitoline Museum in Rome, Italy

A Masterpiece from the Capitoline Museum, Rome.

Rhythm Road: Oscar Williams Jr. and the Band of Life

Oscar Williams, Jr., Rhythm Road tour for the U.S. Department of State

Oscar Williams Jr. and the Band of Life talk about the importance of music and how it is a universal language in the clip highlighting their upcoming Rhythm Road tour for the U.S. Department of State.

Dr. Meredith Lillich, 1953 Fulbright Student to Belgium, 1983 Fulbright Scholar to France

Canterbury Cathedral stained glass window, 12-13th-century AD

After graduating from Oberlin College with a degree in art history, Meredith Lillich was eager to travel to Europe to see in person the artwork that she had been studying. She applied for and won a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Belgium.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: New Galleries

A worker in the new Metropolitan Museum of Art galleries that contain many works of Islamic influence.

The U.S. Department of State is proud to collaborate with the Metropolitan Museum of Art on international outreach for the "New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia."

American Music Abroad - Video

Oscar Williams, Jr., and the Band of Life

The Department of State's American Music Abroad program sends artists around the world to foster new dialogues musically.

Dance! Diplomacy in Motion

Rennie Harris and dance troupe PureMovement

Check out the four dance companies scheduled to tour around the globe in 2012 as part of the U.S. Department of State's DanceMotion USA program.