Jun 12, 2017

Small businesses often commission street artists to create stunning murals on the side of their buildings or gates. Can partnerships like these have broader effects for a neighborhood?

Jun 08, 2017

Parker, South Dakota’s Parker High School has been named as the grand prize winner of the eighth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition. Vans and their Custom Culture program partners, including Americans for the Arts, awarded $50,000 toward the school’s arts education program. 

Jun 07, 2017

Business Contributions to the Arts: 2017 Edition, published by The Conference Board and Americans for the Arts, looks at trends in support for the arts from small, midsize, and large US businesses. 

May 18, 2017

Americans for the Arts, a partner of the Vans Custom Culture program, is proud to announce the finalist high schools selected for the eighth Vans Custom Culture competition. The annual contest challenges students to create unique designs of the shoe company's sneakers.

May 15, 2017

ABC/NY’s spring panel and networking reception brought together cross-sector experts to discuss how the arts and intentionally-designed spaces can build competitive advantage and address core retention, engagement, and creativity challenges in the workplace.

May 09, 2017

What can happen when a creative industry is supported by business, city agency, university and more? A full-on revolution. And that’s just what’s happening in New York City in June.

May 09, 2017

The popular Twitter chat on arts education returns Tuesday, June 13, on the topic of museum education. The series will continue through 2018 on the second Tuesday of each month.

May 08, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will share her thoughts on the role of the arts in today's political climate in the June 17 keynote plenary session at Americans for the Arts' Annual Convention.

May 05, 2017

Now is the time to preorder study publications detailing results of  the fifth national Arts Economic & Prosperity study, with data from 341 partners across the country to share with stakeholders in your community, including mayors, board members, business and community leaders and other elected officials.

May 01, 2017

Rhodessa Jones is an actress, writer, singer, and teacher, and the founder and director of the award-winning Medea Project, a theater program designed to use the arts to reduce the number of women returning to prison.

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