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The Ovation Foundation, the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH), and Americans for the Arts (AFTA), in cooperation with the Congressional STEAM Caucus, recognized eight schools, recipients of the innOVATION STEAM Grant Awards, at a ceremony and reception held last night at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC. The innOVATION STEAM Grant Awards acknowledged public K-12 model STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) programs in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of integrating the arts into educational curriculum.
Americans for the Arts and the Salt Lake City Arts Council will co-host the annual National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6-9. More than 500 arts marketing professionals from around the country will gather to explore the future of arts marketing and teach each other new ways to build audiences. In more than 30 educational sessions with 100 speakers, arts professionals will tackle the topics of audience engagement, emerging technology, consumer behavior, data analysis, pricing, and diversity. Attendees will participate in lively debates and group workshops, discover fresh perspectives with expert speakers, and inspire their work through crafted sessions on a variety of marketing techniques. Two preconferences held on November 6 are designed to help arts professionals bolster digital marketing strategy and explore strategic marketing leadership practices.
Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, today announced its annual National Arts Awards honorees. The awards recognize artists and arts leaders who exhibit exemplary national leadership and whose work demonstrates extraordinary achievement. They are individuals who share a common belief in the power of the arts and arts education to enrich individual lives and communities alike.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, invites all Americans to celebrate October as National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM). Towns and communities across the country are hosting special events that capture the spirit that the arts and humanities bring to everyday life.
More than ever, businesses are using the arts to inspire employees, stimulate innovation, and foster creative collaboration. The Arts & Business Council of New York (ABC/NY), a non-profit division of Americans for the Arts, today announced an engaging panel presentation and networking event, The Power of Arts and Business Partnerships, held on Monday, September 28, 2015, at Thomson Reuters.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, is proud to introduce this year’s BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by Americans for the Arts’ Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), the BCA 10 awards honor 10 U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts.
This fall, consumers can support arts education programs nationwide in K-12 public schools as they enjoy KRIS, one of America's most popular Italian wines. KRIS and Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, are partnering again for the sixth annual “Art of Education” program. KRIS will award 16 schools in the United States a total of $25,000 in grants to improve academic achievement through quality arts education. This year’s campaign runs from now to October 31, 2015.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, and The Cultural Data Project (CDP), the most significant national resource for in-depth data about nonprofit arts, culture, and humanities organizations, today announced a new collaboration between the two organizations as Americans for the Arts begins its fifth national economic impact study of the nation’s nonprofit arts and culture industry, Arts & Economic Prosperity 5.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo), presented the 2015 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership to Riverside County, California, on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the NACo annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, and the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) will present South Dakota Lt. Governor Matt Michels with the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership, which honors a public official who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the advancement of the arts at the state level. Michels will receive his award today at the NLGA’s Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.