“Living Archaeology Residency” – Kentucky
Host: Daniel Boone N.F. and “Living Archaeology Weekend” (L.A.W)
Wilderness Residency, May 3 – 17
“L.A.W.” Performance, September 12 -17, 2016
Performing Ensembles: “Living Archaeology String Quartet” and the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra
Funding Support: The National Park Service “Every Kid in the Park” Foundation
The “Living Archeology” Residency is a phenomenal program involving collaborations across the state of Kentucky. The residency program was designed in conjunction with the annual “Living Archaeology Weekend” in the Red River Gorge. The 6 month long schedule is an exceptional three part series involving educational field seminar days and backcountry explorations in May, creative reflection and composing time in July, and educational workshops and performance events in September.
“Cumberland Island Artist-in-Resident” – Georgia
Dates: June 5 – 26, 2016
Wilderness Area: Cumberland Island Wilderness Area
Performing Ensemble: TBA
Funding Support: Cumberland Island National Park Service
In celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the National Park Service this premiere Cumberland Island Artist-in-Residency celebrates the island’s unique history of environmental and cultural preservation. As the first ever official artist residency program this 2016 CUIS AiR is a Pilot Program that will be critiqued and developed into a more sustainable annual program. The schedule was custom designed to allow the greatest possible amount of back country exploration, environmental education, creative reflection, and community outreach.