ADS Works

ADS Works at the Aspen Institute creates an international community of artists to inspire new models for how art is created, exhibited, marketed and shared. Through a rich mix of innovative workshops, seminars, performances, publications, residencies, and fellows, ADS Works hopes to affect the ways the new generation of artists are trained: combining both virtuosity and excellence that embraces the social issues of the day.

Spotlight: Our People

Anna Deavere Smith
Institute on Arts and Civic Dialogue

Anna Deavere Smith, actress/playwright, is said to have created a new form of theater. Prizes include a MacArthur fellowship, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Award, two Tony nominations, two Obies...