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.


Numerous studies have shown that art and music can help soothe chronic pain, stave off symptoms of dementia...www.nytimes.com

There are roughly 4.7 million total workers in the broader arts and cultural sectors, artists and non-artists alike. arts.gov

"Art and culture have the power to lift up what makes a community thrive." www.frbsf.org

"Because we were an immigrant family and I am first-generation, I always had this imbalance of belonging. I think at first it was the language barrier, not speaking English, but then it started becoming about how I look. Artsy.net

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

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