Author Archive for Doug and Eileen Leunig

Art: What Is It Good For? Empathy After the national election, people continue to divide themselves into camps of red and blue and make broad judgments based on skin color and religion. We define others by what is pushed at…

A Midwestern Mecca When Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), came to Peoria in 2009 to kick off his national campaign “Art Works,” he was giving the citizens of central Illinois the possibility of becoming…