Art In U.S. News

Below is a list of news articles that we've found highlight the advancement of art and the use of art to build business and help the community.


5 1/2 Things That Americans Are Saying About The Arts- One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization.  AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey...www.forbes.com

Businesses, not-for-profits driving push for public art- Across the United States, public art has never been hotter. Hundreds of municipalities are using city agencies to advance...www.ibj.com

Why Your Doctor May Be Prescribing Art Classes in the Future- Imagine that the next time you visit your doctor, they prescribe a new creative endeavor, like a community painting group or...www.artsy.net

Drawing is the Best Way to Learn, even if you're no Leonardo Da Vinci- "I just can't draw." It's a refrain most adults say when confronted with a blank piece of paper. www.qz.com

ARTS INTEGRATION IMPROVES SCHOOL CULTURE AND STUDENT SUCCESS- The arts are not optional. That's the message L. Earl Franks, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, conveyed to a recent gathering of the Arts Education Partnership. www.naesp.org

Why all parents should care about arts education- When we think about "the arts," often we go huge: the Louvre, Broadway, Swan Lake, Picasso. Perhaps without even realizing it, though, many parents instinctively know the value of the arts and incorporate them into our children's lives in much smaller ways. www.washingtonpost.com

Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)- a new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being "more creative." Those who would consider themselves part of the creative class...www.fastcompany.com

Help Your Child Learn Through Creativity: During his first year of preschool, my 3-year-old spent every morning drawing. While the other kids were...www.parents.com

Why art is becoming part of doctors' education at Virginia Mason in Seattle- One afternoon earlier this month, a group of Virginia Mason doctors huddled, discussing a man..www.seattletimes.com

Art is Good for Business- When companies are awash in cash, as many U.S. companies are following the US$1.5 trillion tax cut in December 2017, their tendency is to stick with the comfortable and...www.strategy-business.com

Let's keep the 'A' in 'STEAM': The importance of the arts in our schools- Who's got talent?  High school students, that's who! Not long ago, we were absolutely blown away by the talent and skills...www.inforum.com

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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

Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM- STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, the arts,and math) encourages investigation, hands-on learning, and...www.edutopia.org

Wilmette art student's work influenced by bond with brother who has autism- Like scenes from home movies or pages of a photo album, Annabelle Gross' artwork explores childhood memories...www.chicagotribune.com

How Art Therapy is Helping Children with Autism Express Themselves- For Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), art can be an ideal...www.artsy.net

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art: There's more room to make changes within the current education system than many people think.  Schools operate...www.kqed.org

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 therapists Provide Art Therapy in Many Different Places- Art therapy is provided in many different settings. Sometimes it's in a clinic...www.whitehouse.gov

What To Tell Parents Who Say Art Doesn't Matter: Have you ever come across a parent who tries to belittle art? Perhaps it's in the middle of....theartofed.com

8 Ways the Arts Can Boost Your Local Economy- The arts and culture sector is often looked at through a very narrow lens. Theatre productions, museum exhibitions and symphony orchestras typically comprise...citiesspeark.org

How Making Art Helps Teens Better Understand Their Mental Health:The benefits of art in a child's education are widespread. Art can help kids express...ww2.kqed.org

How 'Artful Thinking' Can Improve Your Visual Intelligence- A recent study from the University of Pennsylvania shows how principles from the field of visual arts...www.bigthink.com

ARTS-RICH PRESCHOOL READIES KIDS FOR LEARNING- Preschools have a single, all-important mission: getting kids ready to learn. Students should emerge knowing...www.psmag.com

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

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