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.

Service members, veterans, and military families benefit from creative arts therapies and community arts activities. www.arts.gov

"Regarding participation via the internet, the research finds that in-person, live arts attendance is preferred over online participation." hillstrategies.com

Visiting an Art Museum has many benefits which contributes to a well rounded educational experience. www.arteducators.org

Artmaking activites in a medical/clinical setting assist patients, patients' families and medical staff with restorative and relaxing experiences. TheNoah.net

"Individual and group art therapy have been found to be effective in helping patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the emotional expression,.....Sciencedirect.com

"Public art reflects and reveals our society and adds meaning to our cities." Association for Public Art

Participation in visual arts helps students who come from low-income backgrounds and English learners experience positive achievement results...www.ecs.org

"It is known that the arts are an essential component of unstructured, inquiry-based learning. www.arteducators.org

NAMTA's Partners in Art