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 #269

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

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Fact of the Week #268

"Studies have shown that hand knitting, along with other forms of needlework, provide several significant health benefits. These studies have found the rhythmic and repetitive action of hand knitting can help prevent..." www.kids.kiddle.co

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Art in the News see all


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: www.arts.gov


How the Arts Impact YOU and your surroundings

American for the Arts introduced a newer version of the Arts + Social Impact Explorer.  This new, expanded explorer gives you the ability to deep dive into the many aspects of your community and its connection to the arts supported by local projects, fact sheet, publications and compelling stories. It not only affects YOU but your surroundings as well. www.americansforthearts.org

 


How The Arts have impacted Prisoners and the system

Great article about The Arts and Prison and relates to the Fact of the Week.....www.nytimes.com


Member News see all


Make Your Vote Count!

Support the arts and make your vote count - check your state fact sheet - stay informed! www.artsactionfund.org/artsvote

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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 info@namta.org and Namta will post it on Namta's Art Advocacy site....here is the link to find all information pertaining to this month www.americansforthearts.org

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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. www.arts.gov

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