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.


Public Art not only can aesthetically transform a neighborhood but can also....www.therepublic.com

"With COVID-19 still creating havoc on the educational system, teachers have been turning to museums as an added resource to educate not only to for the arts itself but to teach children....www.news.artnet.com

"Kids immersed in arts get the opportunity to experience the world, and themselves, in a different way; ..." www.wethparents.org

Americans are involved in the arts. "We will vote for candidates who increase arts funding." "53% support increasing federal government spending on nonprofit arts organizations (vs 22% against)". www.americansforthearts.org

"Supporting Public Art provides professional opportunities for artists and...amherstma.gov

"There is growing recognition that the arts play a particularly powerful role in efforts supporting active-duty service members, reservists, www.nasaa-arts.org

"The retention rate for arts-integrated instruction among students who performed at lower levels of reading achievement...www.artsedsearch.org

"Both culture and art are two wonderful ways of preserving or strengthening a strong community's sense of place..."www.theideatrader.com

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