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November 10, 2011 - 12:12AM -

Fortune’s Bones Are Our Bones
November 10, 2011
By Jane Hirshberg

Jane Hirshberg is the Community Engagement Manager at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.

It seems that people have one of two reactions to Fortune’s story when they first hear it. They are either blown away or they look at me quizzically, as if to wonder why we would care about this piece of history from Connecticut. I don’t try to convince people they should care. But I do.

November 6, 2011 - 3:03PM -

As the Executive Director of the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Susie Farr is devoted to the creative process.

I came to the Center as executive director in 1999. Since then I have told many people that I have the best job in the country, maybe the best job in the world.

November 3, 2011 - 12:12AM -

November 3, 2011
By Larry Broxton

Guest blogger Larry Broxton is the Chief of Public Relations and Marketing for the the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System. He serves on the Fortune’s Bones Advisory Group.

I heard of Fortune’s Bones in 2008 when a friend in New Mexico mentioned working at the Mattatuck Museum as a curator after graduate school. When our Library System was invited to partner on the project her story came full circle. I couldn’t wait to call her and have her share more of the back story about Fortune and the Mattatuck.

October 17, 2011 - 4:04PM -

“Having my name on a building where learning takes place every day is a wonderful thing,” Clarice Smith says.

This life-long learner tells us about her background and the inspiration for her art.

October 9, 2011 - 5:05PM -

Donors and UMD Professors of Mathematics Denny and Frances Gulick love teaching, love music and love art — and they live to make a difference in this world.

September 19, 2011 - 4:04PM -

As a composer, singer, teacher and author, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell has a full palette to choose from when she wants to share her love of culture.

September 11, 2011 - 8:08PM -

They love the arts and they’re not ashamed. Members of the Clarice Smith Center community told us why on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

September 5, 2011 - 8:08AM -

Laura Scott and son David recall when kidding the way into a difficult conversation opened a new level in their relationship.

August 31, 2011 - 8:08PM -

Members of the Clarice Smith Center community agree: belief in something bigger than themselves lights up their worlds. They told us all about it on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

August 31, 2011 - 8:08PM -

Say what? Members of the Clarice Smith Center community testify that humor opens all kinds of doors and makes the universe a better place. Hear what some of our Serious Kidders had to say on Maryland Day 2011.

Share Your Story

Are you an intrepid explorer? A serious kidder? An Art nut? Someone else? Tell us who you are and what makes you that way.

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