Why Art Matters

Fact of the Week #163: The arts contribute $763.6 billion to the U.S. economy, more than agriculture, transporation, or warehousing. The arts employ...artfixdaily.com

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Fact of the Week #162: ART BASED TREATMENTS save more...nassa-arts.org

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Fact of the Week #161: The Arts have a positive impact on student social scripts ...educationcloset.com

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Fact of the Week #160: Giving to the arts by individuals, foundations, and corporations...americansforthearts.org

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Fact of the Week #159: US museums generate more than $12 billion per year in tax revenue...aam-us.org

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Art In U.S. News

Reconnecting art and science classroom- Today, economic and social growth is driven by disruption. New approaches displace the old with breathtaking speed. www.thehill.com

Finding their voices: Arts grant helps young women in state custody gain confidence- Every Monday, artist Tony Jones comes to the squat, institiutional-looking building, its bland exterior...www.gazette.net.com

 

How Arts Education Teaches Kids to Learn From Failure- Schools are beginning to recognize that arts education is not merely...ww2.kqed.org

How to Teach Art to Kids, According to Mark Rothko- If you've ever seen Mark Rothko's paintings- large canvases filled with fields of atmospheric...www.artsy.net

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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