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Fifty years ago, at the Conference Board’s 50th anniversary conference, David Rockefeller—former Chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Corporation—gave a speech titled “Culture and the Corporation”. The speech called for the creation of the Business Committee for the Arts to promote partnership between the arts and business commu
The Arts & Business Council of New York dedicated its annual speaker series to exploring the intersection of arts and technology by showcasing companies that have developed and utilized new technologies to tap into the creative economy—transforming how the arts are accessed, produced, and funded.
On Tuesday, November 8, voters in California, Colorado, and Florida cast ballots in favor or against measures to improve access to and support for arts education. Read more information below on the results.
Sahuarita Unified School District—Proposition 451 & 452
On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a reception and performance at the White House to honor the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award recipients.
This holiday season, Henri Bendel is partnering with Americans for the Arts and New York-based artist James Goldcrown. Today, from 5-9 p.m., Henri Bendel will unveil a JGoldcrown original Love Wall mural to introduce their holiday campaign "From Bendel with Love" at Bendel’s flagship store in New York City. Henri Bendel will donate 10 percent of proceeds from this in-store event, up to $10,000, to Americans for the Arts.
This holiday season, Henri Bendel is partnering with Americans for the Arts and New York based artist James Goldcrown to spread the love. Henri Bendel will donate 10% of proceeds to Americans for the Arts during a special event on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in its flagship New York store.
Americans for the Arts’ president and CEO Robert L. Lynch issued a statement in response to Wednesday morning’s election results.
The Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis (A&E) and Wells Fargo Advisors recently announced a continued partnership in the areas of arts and culture. Wells Fargo Advisors donated an unrestricted amount of $50,000 to one of the nation’s oldest united arts funds to expand access to creativity, encourage collaboration between diverse cultural genres, and help build capacity among local arts organizations.
As a tribute and a thank you to all our partners, Americans for the Arts is placing this advertisement featuring all our cross-sector awardees from 2016 in eight publications this fall into early 2017. Our awardees will reach more than 200,000 readers and will appear on the pages of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Politico, and the Nonprofit Times, just to name a few.
Americans for the Arts and the City of Austin Economic Development Department will co-host the annual National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Austin, Texas, November 11-14, 2016. More than 650 arts marketing professionals from around the country will gather to explore the changing landscape of arts marketing and audience engagement.