Cultural Diplomacy

Arts & Minds: Cultural Diplomacy amid Global Tensions

Transcript of a conference at Columbia University that brought together prominent U.S. and foreign diplomats, historians, artists, arts administrators and journalists. The event probed the efficacy of American cultural diplomacy during its Cold War heyday and highlighted the cultural diplomacy campaigns now being waged by foreign nations with a view toward drawing lessons for U.S. policy.

The Danes Rule at the Modern Museum

PR coup for one nation's design
The New York Times, June 17, 2004

A Charm Offensive

To combat anti-Americanism, we should export the best ambassadors of our creativity and diversity.
Worth Magazine, March 2004

Culture Sent via Federal Express

The State Department revives support for foreign tours of singers, writers and other artists to bolster diplomacy
Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2003

U.S. Writers Do Cultural Battle Around the Globe

State Department distributes anthology and holds readings
The New York Times, December. 7, 2002

Showing the Flag of Culture (Or Not)

Foreign governments build up art outposts in New York
The New York Times, April 14, 2002

Building on the Spirit of America

A U.S. architectural billboard in Berlin
The Spectator, March 15, 1997