Americans for the Arts Introduces the Arts + Social Impact Explorer

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Today, Americans for the Arts unveiled the Arts + Social Impact Explorer, an interactive online tool that draws together more than 1,000 data points on how the arts impact and integrate into 26 different sectors ranging from education and innovation, to health and wellness, immigration, faith and environment. The tool provides quick top-line research, example projects, core research papers, and lists service and partner organizations doing this work, as well as provides printable PDF fact sheets to share with decisionmakers.

Americans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018: An In-Depth Look at Perceptions and Attitudes About the Arts in America

In a society struggling to find equity and social justice, Americans believe the arts improve the quality of our communities. How do we know? We asked. Americans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018 is the second in a series of national public opinion surveys conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Americans for the Arts. One of the largest ever conducted, it gauges the public perspective on (1) personal engagement in the arts as audience and creator, (2) support for arts education and government arts funding, (3) opinions on the personal and well-being benefits that come from engaging in the arts, and (4) how those personal benefits extend to the community. Here are some findings of the survey. 

Americans for the Arts Is Celebrating National Arts in Education Week September 9-15

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

National Arts in Education Week Logo
Category: 

Americans for the Arts today announced its celebration of National Arts in Education Week. During this week, the field of arts education joins together in communities across the nation to celebrate the transformative power of the arts in education. 

Americans for the Arts Announces Annual Business Committee for the Arts Awards to Honor Exceptional Businesses and Leaders

Awardees to Be Honored on October 2 at Gala in New York City

Monday, August 20, 2018

Category: 

Americans for the Arts today announced this year’s BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts, the BCA 10 awards recognize 10 U.S. companies, a business leader, and an arts and business partnership for their exceptional commitment to the arts. The awards will be presented by Americans for the Arts on October 2, 2018, at a black-tie gala at The Central Park Boathouse in New York City. 

How #my5days at Hallmark is Renewing, Inspiring, and Giving Back

“It was such joy to walk in with a certain set of expectations and walk away accomplishing far more than I even imagined.” This reaction from a designer at Hallmark Cards, Inc. underlines the spirit of a recent initiative that supports the creative culture at the company that has taken a new turn in 2018. Just two years ago, Hallmark created a program that would lead to new ways of thinking, personal inspiration, and growth for more than 800 members of its creative community. Now, it has grown to benefit nonprofit organizations in its local Kansas City community. Hallmark’s #my5days program offers five work days per year for creative employees to renew, explore, learn, and think differently about the world and work around them. 

Americans for the Arts Presents Award to Community Arts Training Institute of St. Louis for Exemplary Work at Intersection of Arts and Community Life

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Category: 

Americans for the Arts today announced that the Community Arts Training Institute (CAT Institute) of St. Louis has been awarded the Robert E. Gard Award. The award recognizes and celebrates exemplary work at the intersection of the arts and community life, and was presented this morning at Americans for the Arts’ Annual Convention in Denver.

A short time spent at Laumeier Sculpture Park can create a lifetime of memories! Use natural materials to construct artworks that change over time. Participate in activities that focus on kinetic, ephemeral and land art. Laumeier’s Free Family Days encourage observation, imagination, curiosity and creativity. Activities are designed to be simple enough for ages 4 and up to enjoy, yet complex enough that more experienced young artists can take their projects to another level.

Enjoy some adult conversation while you learn and play with your baby at Laumeier Sculpture Park! Stretch, walk with the stroller and enhance your family bond. Get fit through the development of fine and gross motor skills with outdoor movement and activities designed for both parent and child. Laumeier’s Pre-K Programs are designed to provide participants with opportunities to explore art and engage with nature through creative and healthy, stress-relieving activities. Registration fee for all Pre-K Programs includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Laumeier Sculpture Park offers an all-ages Walking Tour of the Park on the first Sunday of each month, May–October. Laumeier tours are interactive and designed to engage participants in the relationship between art and nature. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and last approximately one hour. Participants are advised to dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven pathways. Tour meets Sunday, June 3, at 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center in the Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Laumeier Sculpture Park’s Night Out Series provides a fun and relaxed, adults-only workshop environment in which to try your hand at working with clay! Learn slab construction and wheel throwing methods and explore surface textures and detailing to create a piece in your own unique style! A bottle of wine and some clay make for a great date night or night out with friends! BYOW (bring your own wine); light snacks are provided. Pick up your finished piece at Laumeier the following week. Friday, May 25, 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Laumeier’s Conversation Series offers free, informal learning opportunities for adult audiences through lectures and discussions about art and nature with staff members, visiting artists and community leaders. Coffee and cocktail events encourage participants to ask questions in a relaxed atmosphere. Refreshments are always provided! Thursday, May 24, 6:00–7:30 p.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. Free, ages 21 and up. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org for more information.
 

Enjoy some adult conversation while you learn and play with your baby at Laumeier Sculpture Park! Stretch, walk with the stroller and enhance your family bond. Get fit through the development of fine and gross motor skills with outdoor movement and activities designed for both parent and child. Laumeier’s Pre-K Programs are designed to provide participants with opportunities to explore art and engage with nature through creative and healthy, stress-relieving activities. Registration fee for all Pre-K Programs includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Make Laumeier Sculpture Park’s Annual Art Fair your Mother’s Day weekend tradition! The Annual Art Fair features local food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities for kids, live music and 150 juried artists from across the country. Rain or shine; no pets or outside food and beverage allowed. Friday, May 11, 6:00–10:00 p.m.; Saturday, May 12, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Sunday, May 13, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. Admission is $10; Laumeier Members and ages 10 and under are free.

Laumeier Sculpture Park offers outdoor Walking Tours of the Park on the first Sunday of each month, May–October. Laumeier tours are interactive and designed to engage participants in the relationship between art and nature. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and last approximately one hour. Participants are advised to dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven pathways. Tour meets Sunday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center in the Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Enjoy some adult conversation while you learn and play with your baby at Laumeier Sculpture Park! Stretch, walk with the stroller and enhance your family bond. Get fit through the development of fine and gross motor skills with outdoor movement and activities designed for both parent and child. Laumeier’s Pre-K Programs are designed to provide participants with opportunities to explore art and engage with nature through creative and healthy, stress-relieving activities. Registration fee for all Pre-K Programs includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Laumeier Sculpture Park offers Walking Tours of the indoor exhibition, plus the outdoor Museum Circle, on the first Wednesday of each month. Laumeier tours are interactive and designed to engage participants in the relationship between art and nature. Tours are led by trained Laumeier Docents and last approximately one hour. Participants are advised to dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven pathways. Tour meets Wednesday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Missouri