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  • Photoreport about Wynton at White House

    Posted on November 11th, 2005 in Honors, Photo | 0

    Yesterday, President George W. Bush honored Wynton and other authors, musicians and historians from New York and elsewhere, with the National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal. Here are some photos from the event. President Bush, center, stands with National Medal of Arts recipients (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Wynton Marsalis with James DePreist (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) President Bush stands with (from left to right): James DePreist, actor Robert Duvall, Tina Ramirez and Wynton Marsalis (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)   Keep reading »

  • Wynton to receive the National Medal of Arts

    Posted on November 9th, 2005 in Award, Honors | 0

    U.S. President George Bush plans to present the 2005 National Humanities Medals and National Medals of Arts in Oval Office ceremonies Thursday. Wynton is among those who will receive a National Medal of Arts. In addition to Wynton, this year’s Medal of Arts honorees are author Louis Auchincloss; conductor James DePriest; musician Paquito D’Rivera; arts advocate Leonard Garment; artist Ollie Johnston; musician Wynton Marsalis; singer Dolly Parton; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; and dancer Tina Ramirez.   Keep reading »