Feb 15, 2018

In keeping with ongoing work around cultural equity, Americans for the Arts prepared a statement concerning misconduct and harassment.

Feb 12, 2018

Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch released a statement following the release of the Trump Administration’s proposed FY2019 budget. 

Jan 26, 2018
Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today presented the 2018 Public Leadership in the Arts Awards to three elected officials and one artist at The U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting. The honorees have supported and promoted arts and culture in their communities, and include Larry Hogan, governor of Maryland; Mike Rawlings, mayor of Dallas, Texas; Javier M. Gonzalez, mayor of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Michael Cerveris, two-time Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor and musician. 
Jan 26, 2018

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today awarded Maryland Governor Larry Hogan the 2018 National Award for State Arts Leadership. The award, along with three other arts leadership awards, was presented at The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. 

Jan 26, 2018

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today awarded Dallas Mayor Michael S. Rawlings the 2018 National Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population of 100,000 or more.

Jan 26, 2018

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today awarded Santa Fe Mayor Javier M. Gonzales the 2018 National Award for Local Arts Leadership for cities with a population fewer than 100,000.

Jan 26, 2018

Americans for the Arts and The United States Conference of Mayors today awarded two-time Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor and musician Michael Cerveris the 2018 Citizen Artist Award. The award is given to nationally renowned artists who have achieved both outstanding success in their creative professional fields, and have made significant charitable contributions of their time and resources to advance humanitarian and educational causes.  

Jan 22, 2018

Americans for the Arts announced today that Julie C. Muraco has been elected as Chair to its Board of Directors for a two-year term. Muraco replaces Abel López, associate producing director of GALA Hispanic Theatre, who served as Chair since 2013. Muraco becomes the first woman Chair of Americans for the Arts since the organization’s formation as a result of a merger in 1996.

Jan 18, 2018
Americans for the Arts announces today the inaugural Americans for the Arts Johnson Fellowship for Artists Transforming Communities. The new annual fellowship celebrates the legacy and work of the late Robert Leroy “Yankee” Johnson. Americans for the Arts also announces that Los Angeles-based artist and designer Tanya Aguiñiga has been selected as the inaugural fellow. 
Jan 08, 2018
Americans for the Arts announced today that the David Rockefeller Fund will invest $50,000 in a four-year presenting sponsorship of the new David Rockefeller BCA pARTnership Award. Given annually, the award will honor a company and arts organization (or artist) for an exceptional project, program, or initiative that represents a true alliance, collaboration, or exchange between the two. 

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