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A Diverse Network of ‘Place Leaders’ Activates Public Spaces in Boston – Next City

In Chinatown, Roxbury and elsewhere, a program that strengthens public art and neighborhood identity amid rapid development. Source: A Diverse Network of ‘Place Leaders’ Activates...

The 25 Works of Art That Define the Contemporary Age – The New York Times

Three artists and a pair of curators came together at The New York Times to attempt to make a list of the...

Maps Reveal Where the Creative Class Is Growing – CityLab

Source: Maps Reveal Where the Creative Class Is Growing - CityLab

Frank Lloyd Wright Lands on World Heritage List – CityLab

Eight Wright buildings, located around the country, are the first American works of modern architecture that UNESCO deems “of outstanding universal value.” Source: Frank Lloyd...

Why a Makerspace Popped Up In a Museum – Next City

OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS, LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND COMMUNITY CENTERS AROUND THE COUNTRY HAVE OPENED “MAKERSPACES” WHERE YOUNG PEOPLE CAN COME AND PLAY WITH...

The Getty picks a theme for Pacific Standard Time 2024: art and science – Los Angeles Times

Previous PST series have explored art in L.A. and Latin America. For 2024, the Getty is turning its focus to the intersection of art...

The Cayton rethinks what a children’s museum can be in 2019 – Los Angeles Times

Join our sneak peek inside the new Cayton Children’s Museum in Santa Monica, designed for more than the usual story time and birthday fun. Source:...

XPRIZE Announces Winners

The winning XPRIZE team, GEBCO-NF Alumni. XPRIZE, which designs and operates incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced the winners of the $7M...

Exposition Park plans a makeover that would make Seurat smile – Los Angeles Times

Can L.A. turn the home of the Lucas Museum, Coliseum, Natural History Museum and California Science Center into a pedestrian friendly place to linger...

Maya Angelou Mural Festival Brings Out Shepard Fairey and More

Shepard Fairey and other artists are making big changes at Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School in South Park Source: Maya Angelou Mural Festival Brings...

Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place – Los Angeles Times

  For decades Tongva, the language of the first people who lived in the Los Angeles region, was consigned to notebooks and papers hidden away...

Atlanta’s Schoolyards to Become After-Hours Green Space – Next City

A new partnership will open up school green space on evenings and weekends so that neighbors have a place to play. Source: Atlanta’s Schoolyards to...

The Art of the Migrant Kids Detained in Tornillo – CityLab

A new exhibit in El Paso showcases works of art created by children detained in a massive border encampment of migrants in Tornillo, Texas. Source:...

MIT, Harvard Teams Win 2019 ULI Hines Student Competition in Cincinnati – Urban Land Magazine

A redevelopment plan for a Cincinnati site presented by a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University has taken top honors...

Rockefeller Foundation Awards $42 Million for New Climate Efforts | News | PND

Source: Rockefeller Foundation Awards $42 Million for New Climate Efforts | News | PND The Rockefeller Foundation has announced grants totaling $42 million to the Adrienne Arsht Center...

Harvard researcher on psychology of art – Harvard Gazette

Senior researcher at Project Zero and Boston College Professor of Psychology Ellen Winner’s latest book, “How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration,” is based on...

This Inspiring Project Aims To Bring Clean Water To A Million Kids In Kenya

HERE IN WESTERN KENYA, it’s hot enough for Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen to have a ring of sweat around his collar. It’s almost always hot enough...

Center for Biological Diversity

Center for Biological Diversity: A Scientific Journal on the Reproduction and the carbon legacies of individuals.

UCLA,Sustainable LA

UCLA,Sustainable LA: Scientific journal says Los Angeles could become independent of imported water if it increases the use of recycled water, cleans up groundwater...

C40 Cities

C40 Cities: is a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change. C40 supports cities to collaborate effectively, share knowledge and drive meaningful,...

TreePeople

Tree People; Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative: is a multi-disciplinary, national partnership of universities, nonprofit organizations, community groups and government agencies focused on designing data-driven,...

California Chaparral Institute

California Chaparral Institute: Your best source of accurate information about native shrubland communities and California's most extensive ecosystem...

Nasa Climate Change

Nasa Climate Change: Climate Kids website brings the exciting science of climate change and sustainability to life, providing clear explanations for the big questions in...

American Association For The Advancement Of Science

AAAS: is an international non-profit organization dedicated to dedicating to advancing science for the benefit all people.