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Today, at an event held at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), part of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the expansion of their partnership and military healing arts program into Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network.
Americans for the Arts honored seven exceptional individuals at its National Arts Awards black tie gala Oct. 17 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The annual awards recognize artists and arts leaders who exhibit exemplary national leadership and whose work demonstrates extraordinary achievement.
The board and staff of Americans for the Arts, who remember Sasse French as a staunch advocate, a tireless fundraiser, and a community change agent through the arts, mourn her passing and celebrate her legacy and contributions to strengthening the arts in America.
Through the power of the internet, two music powerhouses provide a platform for young musicians around the world to share their work with other young performers and receive advice from professional musical mentors.
Since his appointment in 2015, U.S. Secretary of Education, John King, has invited educators from around the country to join him for tea to discuss timely and relevant topics facing the American education system. On August 30, 2016, fourteen arts educators joined the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education for tea and a conversation on the opportunities for the arts in the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
Members of Americans for the Arts enjoy a 30% discount on Visme, a visual content tool for designers and non-designers alike. Try the robust platform free as part of their Visualize Me contest, open now through Oct. 5.
Americans for the Arts invites arts professionals from across the country to submit nominations for incoming advisory council members in the fields of Arts Education, Emerging Leadership, the Private Sector and Public Art.
KRIS Wines is partnering with Americans for the Arts on a new campaign recognizing the importance of public art in American communities, and will award a total of $25,000 in prizes to artists through the #KRISArtofGiving campaign.
During this week, the field of arts education joins together in communities across the country to tell the story of the impact of the transformative power of the arts in education. We celebrate, we advocate, and we bring attention to our cause.
Americans for the Arts is proud to announce the seventh installment in The pARTnership Movement essay series, "Embrace Diversity and Team Building," featuring case studies from Travelers in Minneapolis and ShoreTel in Sunnyvale, CA.