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Sep 19, 2014

Robert Lynch, CEO and President of Americans for the Arts, and Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, wrote for a special insert on arts education and creative careers in today's edition of USA TODAY.

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Sep 17, 2014

Would you like the opportunity to influence Americans for the Arts programs/services? Now's your chance, it’s election season here at Americans for the Arts!

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Sep 16, 2014

KRIS wine and Americans for the Arts have teamed up again to help support arts education through the Art of Education contest. Now in its 5th year, the contest awards 16 schools in the US a total of $25,000 in grants to improve academic achievement through quality arts education.

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Sep 12, 2014

The riverbanks of Cumberland River in Nashville will be getting some new artwork along with the park in 2015. Seattle-based artists Laura Haddad and Tom Duggan are in design development of an artwork that will reflect the shape of the river. Forty-five feet high, artwork will be made of stainless steele and at night will be illumniated by multi-colored LED lights.

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Sep 09, 2014

The Right Brain Initiative is releasing new data that demonstrate the impact of rich classroom arts-integrated instruction on student test scores.

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Sep 09, 2014

For the past seven years, Barry's Blog - an independent service of the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) - publishes an annual list of the most influential individuals in the nonprofit arts. 

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Sep 03, 2014

Each year, Americans for the Arts, through the Business Committee for the Arts, recognizes ten U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts through local partnerships with artists and arts organizations, arts and culture grants and sponsorships, matching gift and corporate giving campaigns, volunteer programs and pro bono services, initiatives that engage employees and evoke creativity in the workplace, and board membership and leadership.

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Sep 01, 2014

Commissioned by art produces Situation, German artist  Michael Sailstorfer buried 30 gold bars stamped with "Made in London" at Folkestone Beach.

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Sep 01, 2014

Artist Elizabeth Egbert, recently director of the Staten Island Museum, passed away on Saturday at the age of 69. She had worked around the country as a public artist with pieces in Mesa, Arizona and shown at the Socrates Sculpture Park in New York City. She was an artist, sculptor, and community activist. She was also an educator and taught at Hunter College and the College of the Arts in Philadelphia.

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Aug 29, 2014

Annually, each September, a week is designated by Congress as Arts in Education Week.  According to the resolution, which was signed into law on July 26, 2006, the week following the second Sunday in the month of September shall be 'Arts in Education Week.'

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