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On behalf of Americans for the Arts' partnership with We Are Veterans, Bob Lynch, President and CEO, will join a discussion panel after the special screening of PBS Craft in America: Service at the McEvoy Auditorium in the Smithsonian American Art Museum on November 6, 2014.
Arts education transforms societies, but how? In many ways, but one way that Americans for the Arts' CEO and President, Bob Lynch, focuses on in his op ed to the Huffington Post is by creating a larger and more innovative workforce.
Americans for the Arts was pleased to honor exemplary individuals and organizations for their contributions to the arts and arts education. More than 300 attendees joined us at our event on Monday, October 20 in New York City to celebrate and applaud the power of the arts.
Americans for the Arts is pleased to share an article that was published in National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)’s Fall 2014 issue of "State Legislatures.” In collaboration with Americans for the Arts staff, NSCL featured an article on Arts in Education with a special call-out box for Americans for the Arts. Please click here to read the full article, “Art Smart,” by Sarah Shelton.
Our National Patrons Council salon at Hunt Slonem’s studio last month featured a conversation on creative placemaking and preservation. In this colorful setting, we discussed how artists can transform a place into a vibrant but still vulnerable ecosystem.
Americans for the Arts and the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) will be joined by singer-songwriter and arts education activist Ben Folds to launch the new National Core Arts Standards on Monday, October 20.
Groundbreaking television producer, author and social activist Norman Lear will deliver the 28th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on March 23, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Produced by Americans for the Arts, the Nancy Hanks Lecture provides an opportunity for public discourse at the highest levels on the importance of the arts and culture to our nation’s well-being.
October 1, 2014 marked the first day of National Arts and Humanities Month, and Americans for the Arts celebrated in formal fashion with the 2014 BCA10 Gala honoring this year's top 10 businesses partnering with the arts. Our list of 2014 BCA10 honorees can be found here - stay tuned for photos from the event!
The greatest month of the year is upon us - National Arts & Humanities Month!
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