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.


"In its FY20 appropriations to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congress approves a ground-breaking $5million direct appropriation to support the integration of the arts and creative arts therapies in the VA Whole Health initiative and continued partnerships with healing arts providers." www.americansforthearts.org

Art can transform our lives. When we connect with art, we are ultimately connecting with our inner selves. www.samanthakaplanart.com

"The way we practice religion or maintain our spiritual health within a community or as individuals is deeply personal. this history of art," ...www.americansforthearts.org

Public Art in a transit system not only adds to a community's well-being but...www.mobilitylab.org

Autism and Art are a most powerful intercept with children and their continued progress. www.act-today.org

"Arts integration allows students to explore their knowledge, thoughts, opinions, and feelings about content in creative ways." www.edutopia.org

Public Art provides a safe visual experience while becoming a catalyst for raising awareness for social issues during the most trying of times. www.artnews.com

"As a well-rounded subject area under federal education law, the Every Students Succeeds Act, music and the arts support the social and emotional well-being of students," meartsed

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