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Americans for the Arts announces a robust schedule of events for the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy and Arts Advocacy Day—part of the National Arts Action Summit—held on March 23-24. Now in their 28th year, the events are presented by Americans for the Arts and co-sponsored by more than 85 national organizations representing hundreds of thousands of arts, culture, business, civic, and education institutions and individuals nationwide.
Animating Democracy, a program of Americans for the Arts, today announced the release of a new report, Corporate Social Responsibility & the Arts. The report details the current landscape of corporate support for arts and culture—one in which more corporations are focusing strategically on issues that align with their business interests and have a positive social impact on their employees, consumers, or the communities in which they do business.
Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced today their third national summit of the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military (NIAHM) taking place on Friday, February 27, 2015. The summit is sponsored by Americans for the Arts and the National Center of Complementary and Integrative Heath (NCCIH)/National Institutes of Health (NIH), with support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and is open to the media. The summit will bring together a diverse cross-section of more than 300 researchers, administrators, practitioners, and decision-makers from the military, veterans, heath, arts and creative arts therapies, non-profit civilian, public and private sectors.
WASHINGTON – February 5, 2015 – Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announced today that Tommy Sowers, Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice and Assistant Director of The Hart Leadership Program at Duke University, has been elected to the Americans for the Arts Board of Directors for a three-year term.
WASHINGTON - Jan. 23, 2015 - Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors, presented the 2015 Public Arts Leadership Awards at The United States Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting. Three civic leaders who have supported and promoted arts and culture in their communities were honored.
Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, has just released its 2015-2017 strategic plan. The key focus for the strategic plan is the organization’s No. 1 priority: building recognition for the transformative power of the arts in all of our lives and communities in new ways.
WASHINGTON – December 11, 2014 - Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, announces new advisory council members for each of their four networks: Arts Education, Emerging Leaders, Private Sector and Public Art. These individuals will advise Americans for the Arts’ staff on developing programs and services that will build a deeper connection to the field and the network membership.