Human history has been powerfully shaped by sought-for, traded, taxed, hoarded, fought-for, fortune-making salt. How satisfying to think of bovine artists at work, gradually shaping emblems to our shared need for salt.
When we first met him, Juan Felipe Herrera was the poet laureate of California. The Library of Congress has announced a promotion of sorts: He has been tapped as the next poet laureate of the United States.
PBS Digitial Studios' latest episode of The Art Assignment profiles Oakland-based artist Zarouhie Abdalian, an Exploratorium Artist-in-Residence and one of the most talented young artists in the Bay Area.
French multi-instrumentalist Colleen’s music ranges from mysterious and contemplative to kinetic and playful. Her June 11 performance at the Exploratorium will include songs from her April 2015 album, Caption of None.