Jul 24, 2014

WASHINGTON – July 24, 2014 – 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 Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann 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. Lt. Gov.

Jul 10, 2014

WASHINGTON – July 11, 2014 – 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), will present the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership to Clayton County, Ga., on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at the NACo annual conference in New Orleans, La.

Jun 12, 2014

WASHINGTON - Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Jane Chu as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Chu is currently the president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo. She fills a chair position left vacant at the NEA since Rocco Landesman stepped down in 2012.

Jun 05, 2014

WASHINGTON—June 4, 2014—Nashville, Tennessee will celebrate Arts Leadership Weekend June 13-15 as the 2014 Annual Convention for Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit for advancing the arts and arts education, welcomes more than 1,000 arts professionals, community leaders, and supporters of the arts to the city.

May 30, 2014

Americans for the Arts in partnership with The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) will launch the 2014 National Core Arts Standards for educators during an online webinar.

These preK-12 grade-by-grade standards are intended to guide educators seeking  quality arts education for America’s students, define artistic literacy, and support 21st century skills and college and career readiness.

May 20, 2014

WASHINGTON D.C. - “We Are Veterans” is a collaboration of local PBS stations, partner organizations, veteran service organizations, and communities to leverage resources to raise awareness about the well-being of veterans and their families.

May 01, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, announced the recipients of the 2014 Americans for the Arts Annual Local Arts Leadership Awards. Presented each year, these awards recognize the achievements of individuals, organizations or programs committed to enriching their communities through the arts

Mar 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in conjunction with The United States Conference of Mayors, presented the 2014 National Award for Congressional Arts Leadership to Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. James P. Moran (D-VA).

Mar 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans for the Arts will be joined by more than 500 grassroots advocates from across the country on March 24–25, 2014, as they meet with members of Congress to encourage support of arts funding and education. Arts Advocacy Day is made possible by 85 national cosponsors, and is produced to create positive action on the many issues facing the arts in 2014, including tax reform, budget cuts and education reauthorization.

Mar 10, 2014

The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), and Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, jointly announced that Yili Zhou has won the 2014 NABE Foundation Americans for the Arts Scholarship Award on Monday, February 24, during a luncheon at the 2014 NABE Policy Conference in Arlington, VA.

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