Arts America Explores the Contemporary Art Museum’s Latest Exhibiton
The Nine Network Arts Series Also Analyzes the Rebirth of a Classic Musical
St. Louis, MO — July 24, 2015 — On the next episode of the Nine Network’s weekly arts series Arts America, the Contemporary Art Museum’s current exhibition, Green Varnish, pushes boundaries on how we see space and art. This segment will air as part of Arts America on August 1 at 3:30 p.m. on Nine PBS. (The show will be broadcast again on August 2 at 1:00 p.m.)
This episode of Arts America also shows how a Florida theater and a Broadway director draw inspiration from legendary composers Rodgers and Hammerstein to create new music for the classic musical South Pacific. Then, film director David Lynch discusses his origins as a painter and how his painting led him to a career in cinema. Arts America then travels to Houston, Texas, where a local artist takes a tour on Cargo Space, a refurbished transit bus that hosts artists of all trades.
Arts America is a weekly series presented by the Nine Network on Nine PBS. Nine’s St. Louis arts segments are also shown on PBS stations in 30 cities nationwide. Every episode spotlights a St. Louis area artist or local arts organization. Arts America and all arts programming on the Nine Network are sponsored by PNC Bank. Arts America programs can be viewed online after broadcast at nineNet.org/ArtsAmerica.
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