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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Fact of the Week #271

Setting aside time to do crafts with your child is extremely rewarding and beneficial.

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Fact of the Week #270

Art Therapy is used as a way for people to express their feelings and

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Fact of the Week #269

Embrodiery is not only enjoyable but also has health benefits associated with it. To name a

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6 Developmental Benefits of Crafting and Beading for Children

"Beads, arts and crafts, all of it have developmental benefits for your kids!

Federal Advocacy Updates from Americans for the Arts Action Fund

Finishing up 2022 with good news on the funding for the NEA and a look ahead for 2023. Read what is in store for the

New Study on Participation of the Arts

National Endownment for the Arts  just published the 2020 Arts Basic Survey, featuring U.S. & state-level estimates of arts participation rates during the pre-pandemic period of Feb 2019-Feb 2020. Find the report & interactive state map:

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Make Your Vote Count!

Support the arts and make your vote count - check your state fact sheet - stay informed!

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October is National Art & Humanities Month!

Check out Americans for the Arts initiatives for National Art & Humanities Month.....Pick a day from the daily chart of art specific themes and let Namta know what your company is doing at and Namta will post it on Namta's Art Advocacy is the link to find all information pertaining to this month

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New Report Released on the Economic Impact of the Arts and Cultural Sector

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

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