education

Graffiti
Graffiti

Dismantling the Street Art Boys Club at an All-Girls Graffiti Camp

Oakland artist Girl Mobb got sick of graffiti being a boys club. So she decided to do something about it.
Sarah Burke
8.14.17
museums
museums

The Museum of Capitalism Exposes the Cost of Our Collective Greed

Turns out we take a lot of terrible things for granted.
Nastia Voynovskaya
7.16.17
gallery shows
gallery shows

A Fed Up Former Teacher Curates a Show Fighting School Segregation

Nearly 60 years after 'Brown v. Board of Education,' American schools are still segregated.
Antwaun Sargent
7.15.17
Illustration
Illustration

Make an MC of Your Kid With This Illustrated Rap Alphabet Book

Andrew Morgan draws Biggie Smalls, Tupac Shakur, and Kanye West as adorable, blunt-smoking letters of the alphabet.
Andrew Nunes
7.12.17
activist art
activist art

Floridians Hack Google to Display Poetry by Inmates in Miami

As part of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, South Florida residents are altering Google’s autocomplete by typing in one-line poems penned by incarcerated people in Miami.
Monica Uszerowicz
4.16.17
Art
Art

How Art Is Transforming a Facility for Miami's At-Risk Youth

How a community activist is providing inspiration and sanctuary through an expanding gallery, library, and educational center.
Monica Uszerowicz
12.29.16
Art
Art

Self-Taught Artist Creates Exhibition From ‘How To’ YouTube Videos

One day Gretchen Andrew woke up and decided to be an artist.
Catherine Chapman
12.14.16
Art
Art

Aerial Photographs Capture the Biggest Refugee Camp in the World

Brendan Bannon’s images of Dadaab, Kenya are featured in the MoMA’s ongoing group exhibition, “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.”
Sami Emory
12.8.16
tv
tv

The 'Sesame Street' Effect: 47 Years of Smarter, Stronger and Kinder

We spoke to Sesame Street Workshop VP and creative director Brown Johnson about Cookie Monster's cookie obsession.
Catherine Chapman
11.23.16
Film
Film

It’s MTV Cribs, Except It’s Shot by Teens in the South Bronx Projects

'South Bronx Cribs' showcases the homes of people living in the projects—and lets them tell their own stories.
Taylor Lindsay
9.7.16
Film
Film

This CGI Space Odyssey Is the Result of an Amazing Homework Assignment

Featuring explosions and space debris, this short could be one of our favorite homework assignments ever.
Emerson Rosenthal
9.3.16
Music
Music

A Music School Teaches Blind Youth to Find Their Voice

From Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, to blind youth musicians in Los Angeles County, David Pinto fosters a love for music in those without sight.
Abby Ronner
6.13.16