Friday, October 24, 2014

Hemingway App

Here’s the link to the Hemingway app I was telling you about this morning:  

“If you work with your hands, you’re a laborer.
If you work with your hands and your mind, you’re a craftsman.
If you work with your hands and your mind and your heart, you’re an artist.”
—Saint Francis of Assisi

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

TED for you.... with PAT ZENTZ

I finally got a chance to watch it and am passing it on to you if you’re interested.  Of course, I’m crazy about everything he does.  I’m attaching the link to TEDX Billings so you can purview all the speakers—our friend Chuck Tooley also did a talk.

Carleen Layne
Montana Arts Council

Friday, October 3, 2014

Jesse Krimes

I just have to share this story with all of you from Slate.  It is one of the most incredible stories I have ever read about the power of art. 

Emily Kohring
Director of Arts Education
Montana Arts Council

Thursday, September 25, 2014

More TED talks.....

 Being an Artist and a Scientist:

Maria-Rosario Jackson, Senior Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center and Director of the Urban Institute's Culture, Creativity, and Communities Program.

Friday, September 12, 2014


Hey, folks.  Some of you may have attended the technology session at LEAD 2014 in Chicago.  If you did you might remember seeing The Beam, a remote controlled robot that allowed a gentleman who is paraplegic to virtually visit museums from his bed in California.

I came across a news story in the Guardian that this week the Tate Museum in London is "letting art lovers remotely drive robots around the museum once everyone has gone home."  They're doing this today through Sunday.

I've been to the Tate.  It's an extraordinary museum, and I absolutely plan to "visit" it again after hours.