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“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

Wilderness: Clifty Wilderness Area and Red River Gorge Geological Area

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 LAW Turtleacross 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.

The “Living Archeology Composer’s Residency” was designed in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Heritage Preservation Act and the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.  


“Cumberland Island Artist-in-Resident” – Georgia

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Host: Cumberland Island National Seashore (CUIS)

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.