Fact of the Week

Every week we post a fact about why art matters and how art helps children, adults, students and the community to learn, grow and come together.

Fact of the Week #273

Arts + Military Social Impact Explorer reports an 83% decrease in reported stress levels for military personnel in  treating the physical and psychological impact of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) . www.americansforthe arts.org

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Fact of the Week #272

89% of artists and crafters see creating as a way to improve their mental health. From Namta's 2023 Creative Outlook Market Research Study

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Fact of the Week #271

Setting aside time to do crafts with your child is extremely rewarding and beneficial. www.easy-crafts-for-kids.com

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Fact of the Week #270

Art Therapy is used as a way for people to express their feelings and experiences....www.forbes.com

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Fact of the Week #269

Embrodiery is not only enjoyable but also has health benefits associated with it. To name a few....www.dovemed.com

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Fact of the Week #268

"Studies have shown that hand knitting, along with other forms of needlework, provide several significant health benefits. These studies have found the rhythmic and repetitive action of hand knitting can help prevent..." www.kids.kiddle.co

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Fact of the Week #266

"Multiple studies have found that art programs in prisons increase sel-acceptance, give a sense of autonomy," www.thevisualcommunicationguy.com

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