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Jan 26, 2017

Americans for the Arts knows that engaging business employees through volunteerism and the arts is key to fostering a desirable work environment, increasing efficiency and morale, and doing good in the community. We're pleased to announce the release of our fourth workbook in a series dedicated to helping nonprofits start arts-based employee volunteer and engagement programs, focused on Berea College's AIR Institute arts incubator program.

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Jan 26, 2017

Arts professionals, community leaders, artists, and students are all invited to join this annual gathering June 16-18 in San Francisco on the future of art and culture in America.

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Jan 25, 2017

Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce Douglas Sorocco and Dennis G. Wilson to the Business Committee for the Arts Executive Board. The BCA Executive Board is comprised of business leaders who provide leadership and expertise on key initiatives including messaging, advocacy, and strategic alliances within the private-sector community.

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Jan 19, 2017

Melanie Childress Carucci is a Global Business Director at Thomson Reuters and recently launched Thomson Reuters Arts & Culture (TRAC)—a program geared towards building an outlet for employee creativity. In this interview, Melanie talks about corporate and personal benefits of the arts, as well as her vision for what TRAC could become.

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Jan 19, 2017

Americans for the Arts’ president and CEO Robert L. Lynch issued a statement in response to an article today in The Hill

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Jan 19, 2017

Today's The Hill newspaper carried a disturbing but not unexpected article related to funding for the arts in the incoming administration. The article said that policy advisors to the President are calling for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities and privatizing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Jan 19, 2017

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today presented the 2017 Public Leadership in the Arts Awards to two elected officials at The United States Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting. Mayor Martin Walsh and Mayor Satish Hiremath have supported and promoted arts and culture in their communities. 

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Jan 19, 2017
Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors presented the 2017 Public Arts Leadership Awards at the mayors’ Winter Meeting. Satish Hiremath, mayor of Oro Valley, Arizona, was awarded the National Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population fewer than 100,000.
 
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Jan 19, 2017

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors presented the 2017 Public Arts Leadership Awards at the mayors’ Winter Meeting. Martin Walsh, mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, received the National Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population of 100,000 or more. 

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Jan 18, 2017

From the beginning, the goal of the NAMP program has been to connect, strengthen, and advance our nation’s growing community of arts marketers. The new website provides arts marketers with an improved and dynamic digital space to grow and connect in their community, with four distinct spaces to get smarter, get together, get involved, and get inspired. 

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