Pequignot Palace is an interdisciplinary residency in northern, rural Missouri with an agricultural aspect that allows visitors to become a part of the living cycle by tending to the chickens, assisting in the garden, learning and experimenting with fermentation, and cooking holistically.
Art of Space provides an opportunity for members of the Springfield community to contribute directly to urban revitalization through the creation of works in appropriated, empty urban spaces, making art that can be experienced and understood as the spatial embodiment of community.
We recently spoke with about the Center for Land Use Interpretation about the critical function of the center, the difference between interpreting an urban and rural landscape and the inherent artistic role the center adopts in its work.
In collaboration with Art of the Rural, we continue our Outskirts feature with an essay on art that speaks from our local cultures to the modern economic and global realities of our places.
The ambitious new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas offers a complicated and conflicted projection of its public and its collections.