Arts, Culture & Humanities

How a 'Genius Grant' Came to Nurture Future Poets

SHEFFIELD, MA -- The Amy Clampitt Fund, with roots in a McArthur Fellowship, is a supporting organization of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, providing literary residencies at the Amy Clampitt House. The Foundation serves Berkshire County, MA; Columbia and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT.

Monday, February 25, 2019
The Green Book Has Hartford Debut – Documentary Tells Real Story of Guide to Freedom Through Segregated America

HARTFORD, CT -- The documentary, “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom,” was shown at a special preview at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, in a showing coordinated by the Amistad Center for Art and Culture, Comcast, and the Smithsonian Channel.  It marked the third year that Comcast has joined with the Amistad Center and Smithsonian Channel to bring a special presentation to Hartford during Black History month.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
The Tow Foundation Supports Investigative Journalism with J-School’s First FRONTLINE Fellow Rahima Nasa

NEW YORK, NY -- Rahima Nasa, an alum from the Class of 2017, has been selected as the first Newmark J-School fellow for FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series. The new year-long journalism fellowship program is funded by The Tow Foundation, which also underwrites the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, the Tow Professorships, and other initiatives at the J-School.

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