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.
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
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
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