New Horizons: Elevating the Arts in American Life

Oct 27, 2021 |
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Read an edited transcript of this event in the Bulletin.

In this celebration of arts, artists, and the work of the American Academy’s Commission on the Arts, Stephen Colbert interviewed Cochairs John LithgowDeborah Rutter, and Natasha Trethewey. The program included poetry, music, and a discussion of recommendations developed by the Commission to elevate the arts, support artists, and promote arts education in America. The program also introduced Mixtape, an online collection of arts experiences featuring members of the Commission and the Academy.