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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"The arts have been shown to amplify the uptake of pro-environmental messaging and to improve the clarity and impact of the message." www.americansforthearts.org


School is around the corner. Arts Integration is needed more than ever for advancing creativity and to increase in the development of our students achievement. https://artsintegration.com


"The National Endowment for the Arts has a tremendous impact on the arts and culture of the United States. Since its start in 1965, the agency has awarded more than $5.5 billion to bring the arts to communities across the land." Go to the link below where you can find...https://www.arts.gov/impact


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20 Stunning Art Expressions That Create Public Awareness

When people think of art, they think of bizzare creations and beautiful intricate paintings hung up in museums. Essentially, the process of bringing an artwork to life is a creative one but art itself can also serve a purpose. It can be used as a way to raise awareness about issues that affect us in our daily lives. www.hongkiat.com


How the arts can help you to craft a successful research career

How the arts can help you to craft a successful research career- Engaging in a creative pursuit can stimulate creativity and foster boldness and tenacity in the lab and beyond. www.nature.com


Biden Administration Proposes Substantial Budget Increase to the NEA

From Americans for the Arts Action Fund  - Please read Biden's Administration Proposal to the NEA (National Endowment for the Arts). www.artsactionfund.org


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2019 Data Analyzed by National Endowment for the Arts and Bureau of Economic Analysis Shows Sector Growth Before Pandemic. www.arts.gov


Namta has once again became a sponsor for the Mid-Carolina Region of the Scholastic Art Awards. This is the nations' longest running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens.

Our sponsorship allows for the gold key winners art work to be featured on billboards in the Charlotte NC area, Namta's headquarters. These future artists are recognized for their talent, creativity and perseverance especially during these difficult times. Their art is a testament to their passion for the arts.

See additional winners : https://coaa.uncc.edu


There is unprecedented enthusiasm among young art collectors today for discovering local artists. www.artworkarvhive.com


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