Why Art Matters

Fact of the Week #212: There are roughly 4.7 million total workers in the broader arts and cultural sectors, artists and non-artists alike. arts.gov

Fact of the Week #211: "Art and culture have the power to lift up what makes a community thrive." www.frbsf.org

Fact of the Week #210: "Because we were an immigrant family and I am first-generation, I always had this imbalance of belonging. I think at first it was the language barrier, not speaking English, but then it started becoming about how I look. Artsy.net

Fact of the Week #209: A large majority of state arts agencies are pursuing at least one program, policy, service or partnership related to serving military and veteran populations through the arts. https://nasaa-arts.org

Fact of the Week #208: Scientific studies tell us that art heals by changing a person's physiology and attitude. www.artashealing.org

Art In U.S. News

Transforming a School Through Arts Integration: Structuring a school around the arts can help students excel academically and develop social and emotional skills...www.edutopia.org

The Art of Cancer Caregiving: How Art Therapies Can Benefit Those Caring for Cancer Patients: A cancer diagnosis is incredibly stressful for the person receiving the diagnosis. But those caring for the patient,...www.drexel.edu

How Art Can Help Center a Student's Learning Experience- When I visited Maya Lin, an elementary school in Alameda, California where art is...www.kqed.org

Arts Commission Releases New Arts Education Research with Promising Results- The Indiana arts Commission (IAC) released today its newest report on the Partnering Arts,...www.wbiw.com

Art in Canada News

Artist Speaks Out on Opiod Deaths- The monthly first Friday art Crawl in Peterborough offers the public a chance...canadianart.ca

Estimates of the Direct Economic Impact of Culture in the Territories in 2017- Based on statistics Canada's product perspective, the direct economic impact www.hillstrategies.com

Canada Council Contributes to Respectful Workplaces in the Arts Initiative: In April 2018, the Canada Council made a tangible commitment to fostering healthy, respectful and harassment-free workplaces in the arts...www.canadacouncil.ca

Budget 2019 Will Deliver More Arts Events in Canadian Communities- The  Canadian Arts Coalition (CAC) is please to see the government commit to a $16 million increase of...www.canadianartscoalition.com

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