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What To Tell Parents Who Say Art Doesn't Matter

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Art is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD

How Art is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD-  Approximately 2.6 million United States service members were deployed to serve in the military from 2001 to 2011, during the period of...www.artsy.net

What Is Art Therapy? And How Is It Helping People?

What Is Art Therapy? And How Is It Helping People? - On Wednesday morning, Second Lady Karen Pence held a press conference at Florida State University to outline how and why she will promote art therapy in the United States during her time in the White House. Her platform, officially known as Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART, aims to help Americans understand and access the benefits of art therapy and to stimulate interest among young people to pursue careers in the field.

“From children with cancer to struggling teens to grieving families to people with autism, to military service members experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to those with eating disorders…art therapy is changing lives and it is saving lives,” Pence said. artsy.net

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