Art Advocacy Has Never Been More Crucial

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 communities and makes good business sense.

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By incorporating the art of human expression into the healthcare environment, the stress,fear, and apprehension...blog.americansforthearts.org


Arts and technology have always had a symbiotic relationship.  Enhancing technological development with principles from creative and design processes drives innovation, www.americansforthearts.org


State arts agencies (SAA's) support lifelong learning in the arts. By supporting arts education in the schools, state arts agencies foster young imaginations, ...www.nasaa-arts.org


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During Economic Highs and Lows, the Arts Are Key Segment of U.S. Economy



Each State has Unique Arts Profile- According to the latest data issued today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Endowment for the Arts, the arts remain a vital component of the U.s. economy. www.arts.gov


Education Matters: Arts helping students expand their minds

You may have seen the heartwarming videos of Italians confined to their homes due to the coronavirus singing from their balconies - www.yourcentralvalley.com


Do Field Trips Help Students with Learning?

Trips to museums are part of many children's education in the United States. www.learningenglish.voanews.com


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Faber-Castell USA, known for its high -quality professional art supplies and materials, has announced a new collaborative effort with ...


Don Dow, CEO and owner of Artograph, celebrated his 39th anniversary with the company this month and looks forward to soon beginning his 5th decade in the art materials world. Coming into Artograph, a maker of tools for artists since ...


Before opening our store in 2015, I spent 40 years of my life directing community arts centers. Prior to that, I taught college level art for six years. But it was during my arts center years that I advocated for all of the arts for all of the ...


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