NEA Big Read: Artists Connect Their Work to Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu will be on view in the Aultman Health Foundation Gallery during the NEA Big Read Kickoff on April 1, 2023. This exhibition of Ohio-based Asian American artists' work will remain on view through May 21, 2023. For more information visit www.MassMu.org/the-big-read.
The National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a partnership with Arts Midwest, broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Since 2006, the National Endowment for the Arts has funded more than 1,700 NEA Big Read programs, providing more than $24 million to organizations nationwide. In addition, NEA Big Read activities have reached every Congressional district in the country. Over the past 16 years, grantees have leveraged more than $56 million in local funding to support their NEA Big Read programs. More than 5.9 million Americans have attended an NEA Big Read event, over 97,000 volunteers have participated at the local level, and over 40,000 community organizations have partnered to make NEA Big Read activities possible.