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
Why art is becoming part of doctors'education at Virginia Mason in Seattle
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
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
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!
$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
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
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
Preserving the Early Excitement of STEAM- STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, the arts,and math) encourages investigation, hands-on learning, and...www.edutopia.org