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 #207: The Arts help kids accept criticism. A well-run Arts Education program is a place that encourages success through a safe environment. Within that tolerant ecosystem,...www.WeTheParents.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
Art Classes instead of court dates? In low-level cases, Brooklyn DA says yes- People arrested in low-level misdemeanors in Brooklyn will now have the option...brooklyneagle.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