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 #17: Researchers are learning more about the precise ways paintings and other works of art help patients and families in the healing process. www.online.wsj.com

Fact of the Week #16: Americans value Arts Education-"85% percent of surveyed business executives indicated that they are currently having difficulty recruiting individuals who..." www.artsforla.org

Fact of the Week #15:"Kids Like Adding their Own Culture Into Their Art: When teaching art, popular culture and media should be incorporated rather than ignored.Children..."     www.education.com

Fact of the Week #14: "Arts improve healthcare. Nearly one-half of the nation's healthcare institutions...." www.blog.artsusa.org

Fact of the Week #13 : "Arts participation - In school or in the workplace - strengthens creativity," www.standforthearts.com 

Fact of the Week #12 : "The Arts help us to understand the history of the world" www.azarted.org/advocacy

Fact of the Week #11: "The visual arts promote learning and growth in young children by building a bridge" www.vermontartscouncil.org

Fact of the Week #10: "The facts are that arts education has a measurable impact on youth at risk..." creativeartspaceforkids.org

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