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On Thursday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m., the "Teachers" episode of PBS's "Craft in America" series will be broadcast as part of PBS's Spotlight Education initiative.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.