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.


A large majority of state arts agencies are pursuing at least one program, policy, service or partnership related to serving military and veteran populations through the arts. https://nasaa-arts.org

Scientific studies tell us that art heals by changing a person's physiology and attitude. www.artashealing.org

The Arts help kids accept criticism. A well-run Arts Education program is a place that encourages success through a safe environment. Within that tolerant ecosystem,...www.WeTheParents.org

When arts contents is connected to content in other subject areas...www.Kennedycenter.org

Art used to be an Olympic event. The founder of the modern Games, the Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was enamoured with the idea...www.bluethumb.com

When natural disasters occur, the arts and culture can advance the recovery process.  The arts can help rebuild the development of the community and...www.arts.gov

Fact of the Week #203: Public Art is used as a tool for fostering...www.centerforactivedesign.org

Fact of the Week #202: Drawing is a powerful way to learn, a new study finds. It's better than writing notes, viewing images, or listening to lectures. www.edutopia.org

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