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Arts & Literature

Goa: A True Point of Confluence of Different Culture and Tradition

Goa: A True Point of Confluence of Different Culture and Tradition

In Medieval times, India was renowned for its fabled wealth, its spices, and textiles. For many centuries, European nations looked for a sea link which could connect them directly to India. This sea link was finally discovered by Vasco da Gama from Portugal. He sailed around the Cape of Good Hope in 1498 and reached […]

What women leaders said about the arts during a Creative Conversation held at McMurry University

What women leaders said about the arts during a Creative Conversation held at McMurry University

On October 19, 2016, The Center for Arts Excellence (CAE) at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, hosted a Creative Conversation as a way to celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month. The CAE gathered women leaders together from the Grace Museum, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, United Way, Paramount, Hunt Direct Marketing and McMurry University to discuss […]

The Arts Don’t Just Heal, They Also Unify and Inspire Action

The Arts Don’t Just Heal, They Also Unify and Inspire Action

I have been playing a lot of piano lately—my antidote for when I am feeling low, or my energy source for when I am working through challenges. This election season has brought to light challenges in our country, divides that I have always believed the arts can bridge. And so I find myself sitting at […]