May 17, 2016

Round 43: Small Business/Big Change: Economic Perspectives from Artists and Artrepreneurs is one of several projects in the running for the Robert E. Gard award. This is the inaugural year of the award which recognizes and celebrates an exemplary project from 2015 that has successfully crossed the arts into community life in meaningful measurable ways.

May 17, 2016

Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees for 2016.

May 16, 2016

Intermedia Arts, in conjunction with Americans for the Arts / Animating Democracy commissioned this national study of local arts agencies to assess community arts activity and training opportunities.

May 12, 2016

“When you promote the arts, you’re promoting the best the human brain can come up with.”
David Rubenstein, 2016 David Rockefeller Lecture

Apr 21, 2016

Americans for the Arts knows that engaging business employees through volunteerism and the arts is key to fostering a desirable work environment, increasing efficiency and morale, and doing good in the community.

Apr 12, 2016

SAW was created in 2010 by local artist and business owner John Avelluto (The Owl’s Head Wine Bar) and business owner Heather Hamilton (Long’s Wine & Liquors) as a way to showcase the diverse community of Bay Ridge and give it a unique platform for engagement and dialogue with the visual arts. By supporting and promoting emerging local artists and celebrating local Bay Ridge businesses, SAW broadly explores the intersection between commerce, art and community. While Bay Ridge is home to many artists, the neighborhood is under-served and underfunded in terms of public arts spending and grants.

Apr 11, 2016
In light of recently passed and proposed laws across the United States aimed at prohibiting local governments from enacting anti-discrimination measures, Americans for the Arts releases a statement affirming that everyone deserves equal access to a full, vibrant creative life—essential to a healthy and democratic society. 
Mar 30, 2016

Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce that eight projects have been submitted for the Robert E. Gard award.

Mar 25, 2016

When a love of art and Italian food combine, the result is delizioso.

Mar 10, 2016

Arts partnerships offer companies effective and cost-efficient methods of achieving critical business goals. To explore and illustrate the different types of benefits that arts partnerships can bring to businesses, Americans for the Arts is producing a series of essays on Each essay includes case studies from some of America's most successful business and arts partnerships.