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 #189: Students who received nine hours of STEAM instruction made improvements in their science achievement. When controlling for all other factors, students who received the STEAM instruction...www.artsedsearch.org

Fact of the Week #188: A growing body of evidence indicates that providing Service members and Veterans with opportunities to express themselves and share their...WarriorCare Poster

Fact of the Week #187: The arts have been shown to amplify the uptake of pro-environmental messaging and to improve the clarity and impact of the message. www.americansforthearts.org

Fact of the Week #186: Art enhances communication. Findings from a Harvard University study reveal that because art elicits an emotional response,... www.workspaceart.com

Fact of the Week #185: Nearly three-quarters of Americans (72 percent) say they attended an arts or cultural event during the previous year, such as the theater, museum, zoo, or a musical performance. blog.americansforthearts.org

Fact of the Week #184: Goals of creative placemaking investments are associated with GDP growth. Cities with high...nasaa-arts.org

Fact of the Week #183: The high arts-involved students watched fewer hours...artsforlifeaward.org

Fact of the Week #182: Using art forms as a pedagogical tool in teaching other subjects-known as arts integration- is showing promise...edweek.org

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