Why Art Matters

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

Fact of the Week #207: The Arts help kids accept criticism. A well-run Arts Education program is a place that encourages success through a safe environment. Within that tolerant ecosystem,...www.WeTheParents.org

Fact of the Week #206: When arts contents is connected to content in other subject areas...www.Kennedycenter.org

Fact of the Week #205: Art used to be an Olympic event. The founder of the modern Games, the Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was enamoured with the idea...www.bluethumb.com

Fact of the Week #204: When natural disasters occur, the arts and culture can advance the recovery process.  The arts can help rebuild the development of the community and...www.arts.gov

Art In U.S. News

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 Classes instead of court dates? In low-level cases, Brooklyn DA says yes- People arrested in low-level misdemeanors in Brooklyn will now have the option...brooklyneagle.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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