May 2016

May 2016

May is National Photo Month and we're celebrating with an Instagram contest!

In this digital age, it’s become second nature to see people using their phones to take photos, but how many of these pictures actually end up being more than just an image taking up space on your camera roll? 

This month, in honor of National Photo Month, we want to change the way you look at the photographs you take every day with your phone.  By using the provided prompts as inspiration, we want you to share your photos with us on Instagram using #nationalartsmay. Participate every day or just when you feel inspired. The challenge is open to everyone so tag a friend to challenge them to be creative with you!

Did we mention there would be some awesome art prizes?!? Each post using our hashtag will count as one entry into the contest.

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National Arts Program® participants and Atlanta Airport officials gather together for a group photograph in the airport’s main atrium at the close of their awards reception.

The World’s Busiest Airport Showcases Employee Artwork

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a shining example of how art can transform a space. Their installations and rotating exhibits make visiting the airport a memorable experience and the addition of their National Arts Program® exhibit has changed the way that employees are engaging with both passengers and their greater airport community.  

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One of the very professional displays of art in the Turner Concourse at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Nothing But Professionalism at Hopkins

The Turner Concourse at Johns Hopkins Hospital East Baltimore Campus is not just a pass through on the Hopkins campus; it is home to a large number of events throughout the year including the annual NAP exhibition.  So what happens when unforeseen construction forces all these planned events to be rescheduled? Well if you’re Amanda Myers, our Hopkins venue coordinator, you handled the unexpected situation with true professionalism. 

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Vice Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Vernell Wright congratulate Ryan Frees of Clark on winning first place in the amateur category.

Union County Celebrates Fifteenth Anniversary

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented awards at their Fifteenth Anniversary National Arts Program® reception on Wednesday, May 4th. The event was held at the Elizabethtown Gas Company, in the beautiful atrium of the Liberty Hall Center. The art exhibit which included over 150 works was judged by three prominent art professionals including; Marguerite Brennan, Lawrence Cappiello and Frank Falotico.

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Google Tilt Brush: Impossible now a reality?

LED lights turn pigeons into work of art over New York City

How the Philadelphia Museum of Art is changing the way people interact with art

‘Frolic’ Weymouth leaves legacy of land, art and laughter; Brandywine Conservancy founder dies at 79

The Impact Of Art In The Workplace