Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Sharing U.S. Veterans' Stories: Honoring, Inspiring, Connecting and Educating

The only museum in America to honor ALL our Veterans, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum gives a voice to every man and woman who answered the call of service for our country – all military branches, during war and in peace. The Museum tells the individual stories and shared experiences of Veterans throughout history in their own voices and pays tribute to servicemen and women and their families' sacrifices. Their legacies come to life in a dynamic experience with photos, letters and personal effects, multi-media presentations, and interactive exhibits.

Rhythm and Me: The Power of an Arts Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

February 2020
Sometimes a single moment can illustrate the power of an Arts for Learning Virginia program.

That was the case at Rhythm and Me, an adaptive dance residency that connects students living with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Students from throughout Portsmouth Public Schools in Virginia are transported to a centrally-located elementary school twice a week to learn the basics of dance and movement, with a focus on key health concerns associated with ASD, including non-verbal communication.

Come join us at HoMA!

For over 90 years, the Honolulu Museum of Art has served as a very special gathering place and a unique cultural hub for Hawai‘i’s diverse communities. As an encyclopedic museum hosting some of the most fascinating art on Earth, HoMA’s collection holds more than 50,000 pieces from all corners of the globe, from ancient artifacts to contemporary works, and representing all major cultures of the world.

ArtStream Helps Actors find Their Voice

ArtStream’s classes, workshops, and performing companies fuel each student’s imagination, creativity, and focus. And that’s not all. Students improve communication and social skills and develop friendships. Newly discovered talents and capabilities improve self-esteem, poise, and confidence that extends into their daily lives. All ArtStreamers are valued for their creative contributions. At ArtStream we work together, learn from each other, and Perform Our Art Out.

Your support of OPB makes trusted reporting, programs like Oregon Field Guide and so much more possible!

For over 30 years, "Oregon Field Guide" has been OPB’s weekly TV news magazine exploring the ecological issues, natural wonders and outdoor recreation of the Northwest. This beloved show is just one of the many programs on OPB made possible by member support.

Support like yours also ensures that TV and radio programs like “Antiques Roadshow,” Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” “Masterpiece,” “PBS Newshour” and “Morning Edition” are available, for free, to everyone in our community.