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We invite you to read the Kimmel Foundation news articles below. Please check back often as new articles are being added regularly from the Kimmel Foundation and our affiliated organizations. 

Jennifer Perrine's fourth book of poetry, Again, published by Airlie Press
KHN Center for the Arts | August 31, 2020
Jennifer Perrine (2007 & 2010 alum) announced that her fourth book of poetry, Again, was published on September 1 by Airlie Press. According to the Arilie Press website, Again riffs on common words...
Process of Winemaking
Kimmel Orchard | August 26, 2020
Have you ever wondered how our grapes make it off the vine and onto the Apple Barn shelves? As you may already know, all of the grapes for our spectacular Kimmel wines are grown at the orchard. We...
Spaces to Rent
Kimmel Orchard | August 19, 2020
Although Kimmel may be known for their beautiful orchard and sweet treats, there are many other experiences and amenities we offer our guests. There are a variety of spaces to rent at the orchard for...
My Garden
KHN Center for the Arts | August 14, 2020
(2005 alum) Mary M. Mazziotti's “Wicked Children” are currently on display at Zynka Gallery in Sharpsburg, PA in a joint show with painter Zach Brown. According to Zynka Gallery, "This exhibition...
Jean Fineberg Receives Composition Grant from Intermusic SF
KHN Center for the Arts | August 13, 2020
Jean Fineberg (2018 Alum) received a music composition grant from Intermusic SF. Jean will compose and arrange three new pieces for the JAZZphoria octet. The new compositions will be premiered in...
Jess Witte Interview + Exhibition Video
KHN Center for the Arts | August 13, 2020
Jessica Witte (2005 & 2018 alum) shares HEC Media's video on her recent exhibition, It Hits Home. Witte was also recently interviewed by fellow KHN alum (2005), Jee Leong Koh's Singapore Unbound Blog...
New Products!
Kimmel Orchard | August 12, 2020
Very exciting changes have been happening in the Apple Barn! Not only have fan favorites been restocked, but new products have been introduced to the market. These products are delicious and waiting...
Intern Highlight
Kimmel Orchard | August 5, 2020
The intern's final week is already here! It is sad for us to leave, but we are all grateful for the relationships, experiences, and knowledge we gained along the way. Continue reading this week's blog...
KHN Alum Participate in "Nine Nebraska Artists" Mural Project
KHN Center for the Arts | August 3, 2020
A collaboration between the LUX Center for the Arts and Constellation Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nine Nebraska Artists Wheat Paste Mural was designed to highlight the woodcut print medium and...
Janis Mercer: New and Upcoming Releases
KHN Center for the Arts | August 3, 2020
Janis Mercer (2017, 2011, 2009 alum) announced that her CD of music by Anton Webern is now available. For the 60th anniversary of the death of Anton Webern, Ms. Mercer asked professional and student...
Betsy Andrews announces Global Poemic: Open Call
KHN Center for the Arts | July 31, 2020
US-based poet/curator Betsy Andrews (2018 & 2008 Alum) and India-based poet/curator VK Sreelesh invite poets the world over to contribute to Global Poemic: Kindred Voices on the Era of COVID-19...
HOCKET Announces New Project: #What2020SoundsLike
KHN Center for the Arts | July 31, 2020
HOCKET is a new cutting edge piano duo based in Los Angeles. Members, Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff (KHN alum 2014), are both pianist-composers dedicated to commissioning and performing...
Alexandra Kleeman awarded Berlin and Rome Prize 2020-2021
KHN Center for the Arts | July 31, 2020
Alexandra Kleeman (2018 alum) was awarded the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin earlier this year and was recently awarded the equally prestiges and competitive Rome Prize for 2020-2021...
Blackberry Season is Here!
Kimmel Orchard | July 28, 2020
Blackberry season is finally here! For a select few weeks, the Apple Barn will be selling limited amounts of blackberries. They can be purchased by the quart for $8.00. In the orchard, there are three...
Creative Creations
Kimmel Orchard | July 22, 2020
Although it has been a difficult year for fruit crops, the Apple Barn is still full of unique products! There is a product for everyone in the store. From spicy salsa to sweet syrup, no one will be...
Guest Highlight
Kimmel Orchard | July 13, 2020
Interactive Learning for Kids
Kimmel Orchard | July 8, 2020
Besides flying, what does a bee, wasp, butterfly, and bird all have in common? All four are pollinators! Pollinators help create and maintain ecosystems that benefit almost every animal on the planet...
Emily Wortman-Wunder Wins 2020 Colorado Book Award
KHN Center for the Arts | July 1, 2020
KHN Alumnx (2007) Emily Wortman-Wunder announced her book, Not a Thing To Comfort You, has won the 2020 Colorado Book Award for Short Story Collection. The book, which was published in October 2019 by...
Jee Leong Koh's New Poetry Release: Connor & Seal
KHN Center for the Arts | July 1, 2020
KHN Alumnx (2005) Jee Leong Koh, writer / poet, has announced his new book of poems has been released. Connor & Seal: A Harlem Story in 47 Poems was released by Sibling Rivalry Press in March 2020...
6 Items You Didn't Know You Needed
Kimmel Orchard | July 1, 2020
Kimmel Orchard is well-known for its fresh produce, apple cider, and apple donuts. While these are all tasty and addicting, there is so much more to offer in the Apple Barn. From jams and jellies to...