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 #212

There are roughly 4.7 million total workers in the broader arts and cultural sectors, artists and non-artists alike. arts.gov

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Fact of the Week #211

"Art and culture have the power to lift up what makes a community thrive." www.frbsf.org

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Fact of the Week #210

"Because we were an immigrant family and I am first-generation, I always had this imbalance of belonging. I think at first it was the language barrier, not speaking English, but then it started becoming about how I look. Artsy.net

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Fact of the Week #209

A large majority of state arts agencies are pursuing at least one program, policy, service or partnership related to serving military and veteran populations through the arts. https://nasaa-arts.org

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Fact of the Week #208

Scientific studies tell us that art heals by changing a person's physiology and attitude. www.artashealing.org

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Fact of the Week #207

The Arts help kids accept criticism. A well-run Arts Education program is a place that encourages success through a safe environment. Within that tolerant ecosystem,...www.WeTheParents.org

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Fact of the Week #206

When arts contents is connected to content in other subject areas...www.Kennedycenter.org

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Fact of the Week # 205

Art used to be an Olympic event. The founder of the modern Games, the Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was enamoured with the idea...www.bluethumb.com

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