Benefits of Creative Hobbies: Exploring Arts and Crafts
"Creative hobbies, such as arts and crafts, provide numerous benefits for individuals of all ages." www.miragenews.com
Why all parents should care about arts education
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)
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
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
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