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Americans for the Arts is proud to announce the complete pARTnership Movement essay series, featuring case studies that profile successful business-arts relationships and illustrate eight reasons businesses partner with the arts.
On Wednesday, February 15, Americans for the Arts' president and CEO Robert L. Lynch was awarded the JFK Commonwealth Award at the 2017 Commonwealth Awards at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The inaugural award recognizes Lynch's long career as an arts leader, champion, and ambassador.
Using funds slated for holiday gift baskets for clients and partners, Situation Interactive, a digital advertising agency, invested in world-class arts and culture experiences for Bronx middle schoolers. Their investments in arts experiences in high performing, arts-deficient schools pay dividends for their community and for their company.
Americans for the Arts releases a statement in response to the executive order signed by President Trump that denies entrance into the U.S. by immigrant and non-immigrant visitors from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Americans for the Arts is pleased to release a new guide, Arts Deployed: An Action Guide for Community Arts & Military Programming, for local arts organizations and artists interested in bringing creative arts programming to military and Veteran communities, their caregivers, and families. Arts Deployed honors the highly effective and robust arts and military programs that exist all across the country and seeks to help close a critical gap, as the demand for these services far exceeds their number.
Americans for the Arts is pleased to offer a number of full ride and reimbursement scholarships to the 2017 Annual Convention in San Francisco June 15-18, 2017. Scholarships are available to our members as well as California-based artists and cultural workers. Deadline is Feb. 28, 2017.
Americans for the Arts president and CEO Robert L. Lynch informs members and friends of the status of federal funding for the arts in the new Administration and U.S. Congress, and describes actions steps that they should take now and over the coming months.
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.
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.
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.