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Nov 21, 2014

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Americans for the Arts is participating in #GivingTuesday, when charities, families, businesses, community leaders, and students around the world will come together to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Nov 18, 2014

Americans for the Arts' congratulates and thanks Jonathan Katz for his 30 years of dedicated service to the global arts community through his leadership of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA). We celebrated his many achievements and long standing partnership with Americans for the Arts at a reception in our Washington, D.C. office on November 10. 

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Nov 18, 2014

At the Council on Foundations 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations in Cleveland this October, Robert Lynch was joined by Edgar Smith, a BCA Executive Board member and CEO of World Pac Paper; Jennifer Dowley, President of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation; and Carla Dirlikov, an opera singer and a member of the

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Nov 17, 2014

Americans for the Arts has partnered with Participant Media (producers of An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman, and The Help) to launch a campaign called #LoveArtsEd, which will raise visibility about the importance of including the arts in education.

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Nov 13, 2014

The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) is awarding its seventh annual Americans for the Arts scholarship to encourage the integration of the arts into the economic education process. We believe that good, creative economic strategy is inherently dependent on our ability to come up with out-of-the box solutions to the economic challenges that we now face.

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Nov 13, 2014

Americans for the Arts' Artist Committee member and American artist, Jeff Koons, helps push forward public charity in the arts world with his $4million dollar piece, auctioned off by Project Perpetual on Nov. 9. The piece, based on Picasso’s La Soupe and titled Gazing Ball (Charity), stands six feet tall and is slung with donated Hermès handbags. 

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Nov 11, 2014

With everyone celebrating our nation's veterans today, Americans for the Arts' President and CEO, Robert Lynch, writes to the Huffington Post about the connection between the arts and the healing of our nation's veterans.

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Nov 11, 2014

 

The results are in for this year’s “Art of Education” Campaign!  Congratulations to Cascade K-8 Community School of Shoreline, WA, recipient of the $5,000 grand prize.  Consumers, parents, and educators nationwide determined the grant winners by voting for their favorite K-12 public schools through the KRIS Facebook page.

 

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Nov 05, 2014

Yesterday, American voters turned out to the polls to vote for federal, state and local candidates and ballot measures. With many headlines focusing on control of the U.S. Senate or trends of state legislature leadership, arts education was central to several races throughout the country.

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Nov 03, 2014

The Annual Healing Arts Exhibit opened October 16 in the America Building pavilion at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, Maryland.  The exhibit, jointly sponsored by the John P. Murtha Cancer Center and ground-breaking Creative Arts Program of WRNMMC, featured poetry, and music, accompanied by the artists explaining the role that art is making in their recovery.

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