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 #235

"There is growing recognition that the arts play a particularly powerful role in efforts supporting active-duty service members, reservists, www.nasaa-arts.org

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Fact of the Week #234

"The retention rate for arts-integrated instruction among students who performed at lower levels of reading achievement...www.artsedsearch.org

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Fact of the Week #233

"Both culture and art are two wonderful ways of preserving or strengthening a strong community's sense of place..."www.theideatrader.com

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Fact of the Week #232

"Exposure to the arts can have direct and indirect benefits to mental and physical health. Those connections could be particularly important in the coronavirus era." medicalexpress.com

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Fact of the Week #231

Arts + Culture adds $877B in value to the economy, employs 5.1M people, + is 4.5% of the GDP. www.bea.gov/data/special-topics/arts-and-culture

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Fact of the Week #230

Creating art stimulates communication between various parts of the brain. It can even change the structure and function of the brain. bebrainfit.com

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Fact of the Week #229

Art Education impacts a student's creative process including planning, research, risk-taking, failure, persistence and development. www.theartofeducation.edu

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Fact of the Week #228

Art helps us understand the past through analysis of artworks. www.metmuseum.org

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