Americans are involved in the arts. "We will vote for candidates who increase arts funding." "53% support increasing federal government spending on nonprofit arts organizations (vs 22% against)". www.americansforthearts.org
"Supporting Public Art provides professional opportunities for artists and...amherstma.gov
"There is growing recognition that the arts play a particularly powerful role in efforts supporting active-duty service members, reservists, www.nasaa-arts.org
Why Science Needs Art
Art is a powerful tool for telling a scientific story. with many scientific fields dealing with the strangest of the animal kingdom-like creatures with a handful of eyes and bodies so different from our own-art can help us experience these hard-to-imagine parts of the natural world and shed light on new scientific discoveries. www.smithsonianmag.com
Patchwork-Style Animal Murals Raise Awareness of Endangered Species Around the World
The animal kingdom is filled with fascinating species of all shapes and sizes. However, many of these creatures are facing endangerment and even extinction due to the devastating effects of climate change. That is why one artist is using his creative talents to spread awareness for these vulnerable species. https://mymodernmet.com
October is National Arts & Humanities Month
October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts more than 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1993, it was reestablished by Americans for the Arts and national arts partners as a month-long celebration, with goals. www.americansforthearts
There is unprecedented enthusiasm among young art collectors today for discovering local artists. www.artworkarvhive.com
Namta recently received some photos from one of our 2019 Grant Recipients and wanted to share them with all of our members to remind all of you, at this difficult time, the importance to continue to keep the arts alive and thriving. As Peter Kelly who works in Foundation Relations at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls comments – “it’s so awesome to see moments like these when our kids are having fun and expressing themselves.” Thank you Namta members for helping to make this possible.
Faber-Castell USA, known for its high -quality professional art supplies and materials, has announced a new collaborative effort with ...