Supporting the arts has always been a key objective for NAMTA members but never has Art Advocacy been more crucial than it is today. Study after study has shown that including art-related activities in a child’s education will produce a smarter, more creative and successful student.
Advocating for the arts enhances every community and it makes good business sense, too.
A Blueprint for Successful Arts Education- We have all heard the story: Arts education has suffered from years of neglect and decline in our schools..www.edweek.org
ARTS ENTREPRENEURS BECOME ADVOCATES FOR THE C.R.E.A.T.E. ACT - Most of us in the arts can be considered small businesses. The government creates opportunities and programs to help small businesses grow – such as micro-loans, assistance with getting back in business after a natural disaster and business incubators. Why? It’s good for the economy. It supports jobs, generates commerce, improves our global competitiveness and provides revenue to the government. 21cm.org
Learning in the visual arts and the worldviews of young children- Researchers used a quasi-experimental research design with pre-and post-test measures and treatment and...www.artsedsearch.org
Using the Arts to Synthesize Student Understanding- Sharanya Sharma's second-grade class at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC, surveyed people at...www.edutopia.org
7 Tips to be an #ArtsDay Advocate on Social Media Join us on Twitter at 12pm EST on October 25th, where we’ll be sharing the #ArtsDay messages and bringing arts advocacy into communities across Canada. This is a great way to help spread the messages being shared on Parliament Hill and an opportunity to connect with other arts advocates across the country. Simply log onto Twitter at noon on the 25th and watch the #artsconvo hashtag to join in.canadianartscoalition.com
Artists to Criss-Cross Nation with Shipping Containers for Canada's 150th- Three shipping containers transformed into mobile art studios will set out on routes across the country in June of next year, converging three months later in Winnipeg. Each container...www.canadianart.ca