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The greatest month of the year is upon us - National Arts & Humanities Month!
As part of Americans for the Arts' work to help advance the goals of The National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military, Marete Wester, Senior Director of Arts Policy, has organized a session for the upcoming Grantmakers in the Arts 2014 Conference in Houston, Texas, October 12-15, that focuses on the challenges both military and arts funders face in supporting arts projects by and for service members, veteran
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 to Mediaplanet featured in today's edition of USA TODAY.
Join us as we create the first directory of organizations and individuals across the countries who are actively working to promote awareness of the arts in health, healing, and healthcare for military service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers. If you are an artist or a local arts organization who works to support the military in any capacity, please participate in our National Network and Directory now
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!
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.
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.
Annually, each September, a week is designated by Congress as Arts in Education Week. According to the resolution, which Congress passed in 2010, the week following the second Sunday in the month of September shall be "Arts in Education Week."
Americans for the Arts announced today that ten state teams would join a three-year pilot program to strengthen arts education by advancing state policy. Announced at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ legislative summit in Minneapolis, the ten states entering the pilot program are: