Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities award $ 1.16 million in grants with federal funds to 144 nonprofits in culture, humanities and the arts

MONTPELIER, VT – To offset the continued economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities have provided $ 1.16 million in recovery funding to 144 arts and humanities organizations in Vermont as part of a collaborative program. The Covid-19 Cultural Recovery Grant Program was initiated …

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Battle to preserve Uzbekistan’s largest art collection takes place online – the Calvert Journal

After all, during the heyday of Soviet censorship, Savitsky routinely disguised thousands of priceless paintings as mere baggage before loading them onto trains and trucks for “archaeological expeditions” to Nukus, according to the documentary. Even after Stalin and his successors Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev and Alexei Kosygin softened, Savitsky regularly …

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