BRIC’s Refreshed Efforts Under President Kristina Newman-Scott

Adding a new voices incubator and so much more to an extensive, free cultural programming unit

For over 40 years, BRIC has educated and entertained the residents of Brooklyn. An established visual, performing and media organization in Fort Greene, its wings include a contemporary art space, professional theater, TV channel, movie studio, short film network, radio and podcast studio. Last year, its slate of programming reached some 300,000 people around the borough—and 85% of those people attended for free. The statistics: …

ArtPrize’s “Project 1” Public Exhibitions in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Artists engage with not only the city but also generations of residents

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, ArtPrize has debuted a new initiative called Project 1—on now through 27 October. Working with the community through the filter of art, invited artists engage not only the city but also generations, from grandparents to toddlers. This was the case during the opening weekend when artists Amanda Browder, Heather Hart, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Olalekan Jeyifous and collaborative duo Paul Amenta & Ted …

Burgundy’s Wildly Colorful Multidisciplinary Festival, Feÿ

A 17th century chateau comes to life with exhibitions and performances

Over the weekend of 20-22 September, the town of Villecien, France played host to Feÿ, an art festival in its second year. Taking place at the stunning 17th century Chateau du Feÿ, the three-day event is a multidisciplinary affair that bridges the present and the past through visual arts, music, performance, architecture, film and food. Across 40 acres in the Burgundy region—inside the chateau and …