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Aug 24, 2016

This fall, consumers can support public arts nationwide as they enjoy KRIS, one of America’s most popular Italian Pinot Grigios. KRIS and Americans for the Arts are partnering again for the seventh consecutive year. Over the past six years, the “Art of Education” program awarded over $350,000 in grants to schools in the United States to improve academic achievement through quality arts education. Now called the “Art of Giving,” this year’s campaign has broadened its purview to focus on public art.

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Aug 22, 2016

Arts Incubator of the Rockies (AIR)–a program that provides artists, businesses, and communities the tools, resources, and support to learn, connect, and succeed–was recently acquired by Berea College in Kentucky. Founded by Beth Flowers in Denver, Colorado, AIR (now known as the AIR Institute) is now part of the College Crafts Program at Berea and will be directed by Flowers.

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Aug 22, 2016
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announces this year’s BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by Americans for the Arts’ Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), the BCA 10 awards honor U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts.
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Aug 09, 2016

August 1 marked the U.S. Department of Education’s deadline for public comments to the agency’s proposed regulations for state plans and accountability. The regulations are part of the implementation phase of the new K-12 education law passed in December 2015, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Aug 08, 2016

Americans for the Arts is proud to announce the seventh installment in The pARTnership Movement essay series, "Embrace Diversity and Team Building," featuring case studies from Travelers in Minneapolis and ShoreTel in Sunnyvale, CA.

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Aug 01, 2016

Today marks the formal launch of the Creative Youth Development National Partnership between the National Guild for Community Arts Education, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and Americans for the Arts.

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Jul 29, 2016

The arts continue to provide our returning servicemen and women an opportunity for expression, focus, and comradery through Shakespeare’s soldiers, who have become a model for the moral injury and conflicting emotions returning veterans experience.

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Jul 27, 2016

In this new arts and business partnership, NYU's Tisch School and Kaufman Astoria Studios are making sure great film school students have access to great soundstages - for free.

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Jul 27, 2016

Americans for the Arts extends its deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues of former NEA Chairman Frank Hodsoll, and joins the country in remembering this great man and the lasting legacy he leaves behind.

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Jul 26, 2016

Jackson Hole Public Art announced today the release of POP—Places of Possibility: A Public Art & Placemaking Toolkit for Rural Communities, a 37-page guide to creating a successful public art program in a small town.

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