News

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. 

Tara Novak Releases New Original Single, "Lost in the Night"
KHN Center for the Arts |
Tara Novak ( 2018 alum) announced that her first single, Lost in the Night, from her upcoming original album is now available for download on all major music streaming and downloading platforms. Tara...
The University of Virginia Press announces publication of "By Broad Potomac's Shore", Edited by Kim Roberts
KHN Center for the Arts |
Following her successful Literary Guide to Washington, DC, which Library Journal called “the perfect accompaniment for a literature-inspired vacation in the US capital,” Kim Roberts returns here with...
Sweet Treats
Kimmel Orchard |
The most important meal of the day is by far dessert! Kimmel Orchard is bursting with sweet treats waiting for you to try each and every one of them. Why not indulge in some sugary, homemade...
Ways to Use Pumpkins
Kimmel Orchard |
It's officially the season of fall and that means... pumpkins! To get you in the mood for fall, the Apple Barn is now selling pumpkins for $.40 per pound. Carving them is an obvious and fun option...
Apple Cider Processing
Kimmel Orchard |
What's wholesome, natural, and delicious? Kimmel's Apple Cider! Apple cider is both delicious and nutritious with only one ingredient, apples. Since we are in the midst of apple season, fresh apple...
Kimmel's History
Kimmel Orchard |
95 years ago, a bank teller and schoolteacher decided to quit their jobs and pursue another career option, managing an orchard. Richard and Laurine Kimmel established Kimmel Orchard in 1925. Since...
David Meischen's debut poetry collection, Anyone's Son, published by 3: A Taos Press
KHN Center for the Arts |
David Meischen (2010 & 2015 alum) anounced that his debut poetry collection, Anyone’s Son, was published by 3: A Taos Press in May. "From the rural South Texas of the nineteen fifties to a desert mesa...
Growing Apple Trees
Kimmel Orchard |
There is nothing more rewarding than eating an apple grown in your own backyard. Growing fruit trees may seem challenging at first but is truly worth it in the end! Research is key when growing any...
Apple Variety Uses
Kimmel Orchard |
Apple season is finally upon us! At Kimmel Orchard, a variety of different apples are grown. Each variety is uniquely delicious and can be eaten straight off the tree (after washing of course). Even...
Jennifer Perrine's fourth book of poetry, Again, published by Airlie Press
KHN Center for the Arts |
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 |
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 |
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 |
(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...
Jess Witte Interview + Exhibition Video
KHN Center for the Arts |
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...
Jean Fineberg Receives Composition Grant from Intermusic SF
KHN Center for the Arts |
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...
New Products!
Kimmel Orchard |
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 |
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...
Janis Mercer: New and Upcoming Releases
KHN Center for the Arts |
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...
KHN Alum Participate in "Nine Nebraska Artists" Mural Project
KHN Center for the Arts |
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...
HOCKET Announces New Project: #What2020SoundsLike
KHN Center for the Arts |
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...