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 #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

Fact of the Week #195: 85% of military patients involved with the National Intrepid Center of Excellence's (NICoE) Healing Arts program...warriorcare.dodlive.mil

Fact of the Week #194: Total appropriations to state arts agencies are projected to remain flat between fiscal year 2018 and 2019. State revenue projections for FY 2018 overall are...nasaa-arts.org

Fact of the Week #193: In the Americans for the Arts 2018 Study, 40% of Americans believe that the White House is not spending enough on nonprofit arts organizations. www.hyperallergic.com

Fact of the Week #192: Technology and social media have also altered people's expectations of where,when, and how artistic experiences will happen, and increased people's desire...www.arts.gov

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