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Aug 20, 2018

Americans for the Arts today announced this year’s BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts, the BCA 10 awards recognize 10 U.S. companies, a business leader, and an arts and business partnership for their exceptional commitment to the arts. The awards will be presented by Americans for the Arts on October 2, 2018, at a black-tie gala at The Central Park Boathouse in New York City. 

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Aug 16, 2018

Queens Council on the Arts sustains its hotel artist residency program in year two with returning partner Paper Factory Hotel and new hotel partner Springhill Suites.

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Aug 16, 2018
Americans for the Arts mourns the loss of soul legend Aretha Franklin, who died today at age 76. Franklin, an 18-time Grammy Award winner, had a career that spanned six decades. With more than 75 million records sold worldwide, Franklin was one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, and the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 
 
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Aug 13, 2018

Americans for the Arts will join NCCP as a Regional Partner to provide input on content; local insight to the Maryland, District of Columbia and Northern Virginia area; marketing support; and funding connections for the upcoming summit Oct. 5-7 in College Park, Maryland. 

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Aug 01, 2018
Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch was named to 2018 NPT Power & Influence Top 50, an annual list in its 21st year highlighting the nonprofit sector’s top working executives for innovation and influence on the broader sector. This is the fourth year Lynch has been recognized by the publication for his leadership for Americans for the Arts. He was previously recognized in 2012, 2013, and 2014. 
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Jul 20, 2018

The resolution cites the potential of creative arts therapies and artist directed programs to positively impact the healthcare spending concerns, quality of care issues, and healthcare needs of active military and veteran populations.

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Jul 20, 2018

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, one of the city’s major museums, recently expanded beyond its main gallery in the South Boston Seaport District. The new Watershed building represents a turning point in Boston’s history as East Boston’s first major arts destination.

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Jul 18, 2018

Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch offered a statement in response to this afternoon’s House of Representatives vote rejecting an amendment to cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities by 15 percent. 

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Jul 16, 2018

Americans for the Arts and the National Association of Counties awarded Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners of Tampa, Florida the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership at NACo’s annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The award honors an elected county board or individual leader who has significantly advanced the arts in the communities they serve.

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Jul 10, 2018

Harlem Hospital understands the value of artwork as a healing tool and as something that brings the community together.
 

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