Why Art Matters

Fact of the Week #126: Arts experiences that build students' appreciation..kennedy-center.org

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Fact of the Week #125: The arts are a hallmark of state innovation. The arts are part of a state's creative capacity, spurring innovation..nasaa-arts.org

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Fact of the Week #124: The student develops and organizes ideas from the environment. In art...dentonisd.org

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Fact of the Week #123: Art helps make connections. Various connections between..edutopia.org

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Fact of the Week #122:Artistic Literacy is critical to a child's..nationalartsstandards.org

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Art In U.S. News

The Top 20 Most Vibrant Arts Communities in America (2017): SMU's National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) announces its third annual Arts Vibrancy Index...www.mcs.smu.edu

Our Arts Programs Treat Children As Problems, Not Solutions- Imagine a 15-year-old girl exiting the current Kerry James Marshall retrospective at Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles.  www.linkis.com

Quantifying the benefits of arts education - We all hear the stories, or have experiences ourselves or with children: how learning to play an instrument, or appearing in a play, or creating something beautiful from scratch, keeps students on the path to graduation and improves their attitude and well-being. williampennfoundation.org

 

 

How Integrating Arts Into Other Subjects Makes Learning Come Alive: Art has long been recognized as an important part of a well-rounded education- but when it comes down to setting...ww2.kqed.org

Art in Canada News

Here's the buzz about the new "Art Hive" at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - It’s a place where your inner artist is welcomed— a community studio that harnesses and promotes inclusion, respect, and learning.

It’s called an art hive, and there are hundreds of them throughout Canada and across the globe. There’s no formal instruction, no admission fee, and no requirements to participate. It’s a community studio that provides people the opportunity to explore myriad creative outlets at their own leisure.

“It’s different from a class or workshop, “said Rachel Chainey, Art Hive’s national network coordinator. montreal.ctvnews.ca

 

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Arts and Culture Key to Building Belonging, New Report Finds: A new national report is shining a spotlight on the power of the arts to build a greater sense of belonging to our communities, to our country and to each other. communityfoundation.ca

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Art in Condoland- Development mania across Canada is marked by eye-catching public art. But what makes such works successful?  No one, it seems, can quite agree...www.canadianart.ca

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Community-based arts program for youth in low-income communities: A multi-method evaluation- The article presents findings from a quasi-experimental evaluation...www.artsedsearch.org

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