Mar 25, 2014

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.

Jan 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) presented actress, producer, and activist Fran Drescher with the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Citizen Artist Award.  The award was presented today at the USCM Winter meeting in Washington, DC.

Jan 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) presented actress, producer, and activist Fran Drescher the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Citizen Artist Award.  In addition, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Akron, OH Mayor Don Plusquellic, and Dubuque, IA Mayor Roy Buol also received 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Awards.

Jan 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) presented Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic with the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population of 100,000 or more.  The award was presented today at the USCM Winter meeting in Washington, DC.

Jan 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) presented Dubuque Mayor Roy Buol with the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population of less than100,000.  The award was presented today at the USCM Winter meeting in Washington, DC.

Jan 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, in partnership with The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) presented Michigan Governor Rick Snyder with the 2014 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership.  The award was presented today at the USCM Winter meeting in Washington, DC.

Jan 08, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Alec Baldwin, Emmy Award®-winning TV, film and stage actor and arts advocate, will provide introductory remarks at The Americans for the Arts 27th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on March 24, 2014 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He will introduce this year’s lecturer Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Maureen Dowd—a tip of the hat to the 2012 Lecture during which Dowd provided introductory remarks for Baldwin.  The Lecture is presented by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, and is part of the annual Arts Advocacy Day events in Washington, D.C. on March 24 and 25.

Jan 07, 2014

Vans, in partnership with Americans for the Arts, Journeys and truth®,  invites high school art students across the country to take part in the fifth annual Vans Custom Culture - an art and design competition to celebrate student creativity and support arts education. Beginning today, high school art teachers can register for their students to vie against schools across the country to create the most artistic designs using blank Vans shoes as a canvas.

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