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Americans for the Arts and the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) today presented the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership to the four founding chairs of the Pennsylvania Legislative Arts & Culture Caucus—Sen. Patrick Browne (R-16, representing part of Lehigh County), Sen. Jay Costa (D-43 representing part of Allegheny County), Rep. Tim Briggs (D-149, representing part of Montgomery County), and Rep. Stan Saylor (R-94, representing part of York County). The annual award was presented at the NCSL Fall Forum in Washington, DC, and honors public officials who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the advancement of the arts at the state level.
This holiday season, Henri Bendel is partnering with Americans for the Arts and New York-based artist James Goldcrown. Today, from 5-9 p.m., Henri Bendel will unveil a JGoldcrown original Love Wall mural to introduce their holiday campaign "From Bendel with Love" at Bendel’s flagship store in New York City. Henri Bendel will donate 10 percent of proceeds from this in-store event, up to $10,000, to Americans for the Arts.
Americans for the Arts’ president and CEO Robert L. Lynch issued a statement in response to Wednesday morning’s election results.
Americans for the Arts and the City of Austin Economic Development Department will co-host the annual National Arts Marketing Project Conference in Austin, Texas, November 11-14, 2016. More than 650 arts marketing professionals from around the country will gather to explore the changing landscape of arts marketing and audience engagement.
Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, invites all Americans to celebrate October as National Arts and Humanities Month. The month-long celebration is the country’s largest collective celebration of arts and culture.
This fall, consumers can support public arts nationwide as they enjoy KRIS, one of America’s most popular Italian Pinot Grigios. KRIS and Americans for the Arts are partnering again for the seventh consecutive year. Over the past six years, the “Art of Education” program awarded over $350,000 in grants to schools in the United States to improve academic achievement through quality arts education. Now called the “Art of Giving,” this year’s campaign has broadened its purview to focus on public art.
Today marks the formal launch of the Creative Youth Development National Partnership between the National Guild for Community Arts Education, Massachusetts Cultural Council, The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and Americans for the Arts.
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 2016 Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership to Dow Constantine of King County, Washington, on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the NACo annual conference in Long Beach, California.