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 #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

Fact of the Week #201: Employment of arts and design occupations is projected to grow 4% from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations, adding about...www.bls.gov

Fact of the Week #200: Business support to the Arts. With billions in art funding, businesses play a key role in ensuring the health and vitality of the nation's arts sector. www.americansforthearts.org

Fact of the Week #199: Drawing is superior to activities such as reading or writing because it forces the person to process information in multiple ways..www.edutopia.org

Fact of the Week #198: There is an increasing amount of scientific evidence that proves art enhances brain function. It has an impact on brain wave patterns and... www.healing-power-of-art.org

Fact of the Week #197: Arts and culture play a significant role in the economic activity of the country. The value-added to GDP by arts and cultural production is nearly....www.arts.gov

Fact of the Week #196: Civic dialogue is when communities discuss issues, policies, and challenges in people's lives, communities, and society. www.americansforthearts.org

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