Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsSteve Martin Charitable Foundation
IN THE NEWS

Steve Martin Charitable Foundation

FEATURED ARTICLES
ENTERTAINMENT
December 11, 2005 | Christopher Reynolds
GATHER round, aspiring arts fundraisers, and test your mettle. On Saturday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., unveiled "Picturing the Banjo," an exhibition running through early March that examines one stringed instrument's role in culture and social history since enslaved West Africans brought the first banjo to North America.
ARTICLES BY DATE
Advertisement
ENTERTAINMENT
March 17, 2001 | LISA BOONE
THE ARTS National Archives Tour to Stop in L.A.: Some of the country's most treasured historic documents, including the Emancipation Proclamation, will go on a seven-city tour beginning in October while the display area in the National Archives rotunda is renovated. The exhibit includes documents such as the account book itemizing his expenses that Gen.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 30, 2005 | Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post
Clear your thoughts of banjo picking as happy music. Stop those toes from tapping. If you start humming the cheerful ripple of "Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms," quit it. We're at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, for goodness' sake, and we're here to appreciate the banjo as an icon. "Picturing the Banjo" is "the first exhibit to underscore the banjo's symbolism in American art," the gallery's news release proclaims.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|