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 #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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Fact of the Week # 227

Art helps children cope with anxiety from traumatic experiences. www.upbring.org

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Fact of the Week #226

Service members, veterans, and military families benefit from creative arts therapies and community arts activities. www.arts.gov

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Fact of the Week #225

"Regarding participation via the internet, the research finds that in-person, live arts attendance is preferred over online participation." hillstrategies.com

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Fact of the Week #224

Visiting an Art Museum has many benefits which contributes to a well rounded educational experience. www.arteducators.org

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Fact of the Week #223

Artmaking activites in a medical/clinical setting assist patients, patients' families and medical staff with restorative and relaxing experiences. TheNoah.net

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