Why Art Matters

Fact of the Week #150: An added benefit of many prison arts programs..cjcj.org

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Fact of the Week #149: There is substantial evidence that high-quality education in the...arteducators.org

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Fact of the Week #148: The arts offer cost-effective health treatments that work. Arts-integrated treatments produce positive clinical outcomes for our...nasaa-arts.org 

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Fact of the Week #147: 75%of Canadians believe that the arts...torontoartsfoundation.org

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Fact of the Week #146:Art tells a complex story succinctly and concisely. Art captures humanity,  acknowledging that...firesteelwa.org

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Art In U.S. News

Arts Alumni give back to their communities, IU survey finds-Individuals with arts degrees are engaged with the arts in their communities...news.iu.edu

How Art is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD-  Approximately 2.6 million United States service members were deployed to serve in the military from 2001 to 2011, during the period of...www.artsy.net

What Is Art Therapy? And How Is It Helping People? - On Wednesday morning, Second Lady Karen Pence held a press conference at Florida State University to outline how and why she will promote art therapy in the United States during her time in the White House. Her platform, officially known as Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART, aims to help Americans understand and access the benefits of art therapy and to stimulate interest among young people to pursue careers in the field.

“From children with cancer to struggling teens to grieving families to people with autism, to military service members experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to those with eating disorders…art therapy is changing lives and it is saving lives,” Pence said. artsy.net

8 Things That Happen In Kids' Brains When Arts Funding Gets Cut- In a culture obsessed with test scores, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that schools..romper.com

Art in Canada News

Art that Builds Community- Artists play a leading role in sustaining the vitality of our communities.They bring people together to address..canadacouncil.ca

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The Canadian Arts Coalition Makes Recommendations to the Standing Committee on Finance: The Canadian Arts Coalition offers three recommendations for the development..www.canadianartscoalition.com

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Art students set sights high with healing ceiling at Toronto hospital- Katerina Davies was just a kid when she broke her arm cartwheeling off a bench. But the 17-year-old..www.thestar.com

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Art Gallery Visits Linked to Well-Being, Study Says- A recent study released by Hill Strategies suggests a link between art gallery visits and...www.canadianart.ca

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