Jul 21, 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. 

Jul 13, 2015

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. 

Jul 08, 2015

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.

Jun 11, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, honors 31 outstanding public arts projects created in 2014 through the Public Art Network (PAN) Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art. The works were chosen from more than 300 entries across the country and recognized today at the 2015 Annual Convention in Chicago. 

Jun 02, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announced the BCA Hall of Fame Award and BCA Leadership Award honorees for 2015. Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States, will receive the BCA Hall of Fame Award. Jorge M. Pérez, Chairman of The Related Group, will receive the BCA Leadership Award.

May 26, 2015

The Arts & Business Council of New York (ABC/NY), a non-profit division of Americans for the Arts that fosters creative partnerships between the arts and business communities in New York, today announced the commencement—and new name—of the Diversity in Arts Leadership internship program. The distinguished summer program places 12 students at host arts organizations throughout New York City.

May 18, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announced the recipients of the 2015 Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards. Presented each year, these awards recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations committed to enriching community through the arts. 

May 18, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced today that it is presenting the 2015 American Express Emerging Leaders Award to Lara Davis, Arts Education Manager for the City of Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture. Given annually since 2006 and sponsored by American Express since 2011, the award recognizes an exceptional new and/or young arts professional for their exemplary leadership, deep engagement with community, and strong commitment to advancing the arts.  Award recipients are selected by a panel of outside experts.

May 18, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced today the appointment of Shelagh Mahoney, CEO and owner of Eastern Salt Company,Inc., Eastern Minerals Inc., and Atlantic Salt, Inc., to its Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) Executive Board.  

May 13, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC—Americans for the Arts, the leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, will hold its annual convention in Chicago from June 12–14, 2015. It is the largest national gathering of arts leaders and their partners in creative business, education, and government, and is expected to draw upwards of 1,000 attendees.

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