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 #21: "The arts are recognized as a core academic subject under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act..." www.issuu.com

Fact of the Week #20: "Art criticism helps students develop obervation, analysis, interpretation..." www.incredibleart.org

Fact of the Week #19: "The visual arts are necessary to push boundries, encourage new ways of thinking..." www.scribd.com

Fact of the Week #18: "Art reminds us that the limits of our language...www.artinaction.org

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

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