Americans for the Arts News - 2016
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Members of Americans for the Arts now have until Sunday, March 13, 2016 to nominate outstanding arts leaders from their communities for one of seven Annual Leadership Awards.
When you talk about the arts, you talk about opportunity! That is one of the many messages we brought to Capitol Hill the morning of March 8, 2016.
On Monday, February 22, the National Association of Counties (NACo) approved an arts resolution at their annual Legislative Conference in Washington. The resolution supports the promotion of the arts and culture in America’s counties, and allows NACo to lobby and advocate for arts-related issues on Capitol Hill. It is evident that NACo is in strong support of increased funding for federal arts organizations.
Today, The Telegraph in Macon, Georgia, posted an op-ed co-authored by Abel Lopez, president of the boards of directors of Americans for the Arts and chairman-emeritus of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and Jan Beeland, executive director of the Macon Arts Alliance. The op-ed was written in anticipation of the New Community Visions Initiative coming to Macon on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.
Nominate arts leaders from your community for one of seven Annual Leadership Awards presented by Americans for the Arts.
Americans for the Arts is pleased to offer a number of full ride and reimbursement scholarships to individuals interested in attending the 2016 Annual Convention in Boston from June 16 -19, 2016.
Vans and Americans for the Arts envision a country where every child has access to—and takes part in—high quality learning experiences in the arts, both in school and in the community. As such, the two organizations partnered to create the Custom Culture Grant Program to promote awareness and support arts education in public schools. Today the partners announced that eight schools across the country that have been awarded a $2,500 grant for the 2015-2016 school year.
When arts and businesses partner, everyone profits. The arts help businesses foster critical thinking, engage employees, recruit and retain talent, and more.
The NABE Foundation, a partner of Americans for the Arts and the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) is awarding its eighth annual Americans for the Arts scholarship to encourage the integration of the arts into the economic education process.