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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
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.
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