Feb. 23, 2010, The Washington Post — Mount Vernon has a thorny problem: Not enough about George Washington is being taught in schools and many students know just bare facts about the first president.
October 16, 2009, The Washington Post -- The role of Washington as a hotbed for musical theater advanced solidly Thursday when the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced it had received a $5 million gift for that express purpose.
October 15, 2009, The Washington Post -- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Thursday that it is giving $10 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
September 23, 2009, The Washington Post — When William H. Gross was a child, his mother collected sheets of 3-cent stamps, hoping they would appreciate over time and cover her son's college tuition.
June 16, 2009, Washington Post — Two separate national surveys gauging youth and adult participation in the arts reported yesterday that visits to art museums are declining.
The next act in Michael M. Kaiser's quest to make all arts organizations smart and healthy is about to begin.
After a string of successes rescuing arts groups from near-death, Kaiser is now enlisting Kennedy Center managers to help nonprofit arts organizations that are reeling from the recession.