Why Art Matters

Fact of the Week #168:Public art developed and installed in community spaces can impact community health in multiple ways. Much of this is...publichealthpost.org

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Fact of the Week #167: Murals offer accessibility to art and creative expression without the cost and class-based barriers associated with museums and...crpbayarea.org

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Fact of the Week #166: Industries that are planning relocation or expansion place great emphasis on a healthy cultural climate. In a past survey, conducted by the...pps.org

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Fact of the Week #165: Art therapy for cancer patients, both adult and children, have been found to be beneficial. It helped reduce pain, decrease symptoms of stress and...msue.anr.msu.edu

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Fact of the Week #164: The direct economic impact of culture industries in Canada - at $59.3 billion, or 3.1% - is  eight times larger...canadianart.ca

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Art In U.S. News

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$2 Million Funding Increase Proposed! - On the evening of May 15, the U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee met to advance legislation to fund our cultural agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

We have great news!  Under the leadership of Chairman Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Ranking Member Betty McCollum (D-MN), both the NEA and the NEH are proposed at $155 million for FY 2019! artsactionfund.org

Arts degree key to technology sector success- The talk has shifted to the importance of the education sector bringing together the arts with science,...www.cio.co.nz

The Big Picture: Arts education can boost literacy, other skills The Big Picture: Creativity can boost literacy, other skills - It’s all about the big picture: The arts aren’t just the arts, they help children in all areas of learning. 

That’s the belief of the Indiana Art Commission, Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts and educators at Meadows Elementary School in Terre Haute. tribstar.com

Art in Canada News

News In Brief: Culture Outpaces Sports in Economic Impact, and More- Public art, like 21 Balancoires at Place des Arts in Montreal, is one part of the wide-ranging...www.canadianart.ca

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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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