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 #238

"Kids immersed in arts get the opportunity to experience the world, and themselves, in a different way; ..." www.wethparents.org

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Fact of the Week #237

Americans are involved in the arts. "We will vote for candidates who increase arts funding." "53% support increasing federal government spending on nonprofit arts organizations (vs 22% against)". www.americansforthearts.org

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Fact of the Week #236

"Supporting Public Art provides professional opportunities for artists and...amherstma.gov

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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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