Americans for the Arts

Arts from across the pond

  1. Friday, January 18, 2019

    The 2019 Public Art Network Year in Review application is now accepting submissions for public art projects that were completed and open to the public from January 1 to December 31, 2018. Submission deadline is Feb. 27, 2019. 

  2. Harry Kullijian, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and Carol Channing review the congressional resolution. Image by Jamie L. M
    Ms. Channing Instigated the Creation of National Arts in Education Week in 2010
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Americans for the Arts mourns the loss of Carol Channing, a lifelong performer, patron, philanthropist, and advocate for arts education. Ms. Channing, long known for being a larger-than-life Broadway star and recording artist, dedicated her post-performing career to advancing arts education alongside her husband Harry Kullijian, culminating in their advocacy effort to establish National Arts in Education Week in 2010.

  3. Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    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 to promote awareness and support arts education in public schools at a time when budget cuts threaten arts education programs across the country.

  4. Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    Danspace Project and Porsena are the perfect pair, complimenting each other’s success like marsala and a good red wine.

  5. Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    For arts stakeholders, the public comment period is a keen opportunity to put forward a request for the Community Reinvestment Act to increase its support of arts-based community development and creative placemaking.

  6. Be part of the nationwide celebration December 2-8, 2018
    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    From December 2 to 8, 2018, the initiative encourages the creative field to join together in communities across the country to promote the sales of the work of local artists, and to promote to all consumers that art—including tickets to events and organization memberships—makes great holiday gifts.

  7. Thursday, November 8, 2018

    With a creative business that relies on the vitality of the arts scene, Nel Shelby of Nel Shelby Productions has found opportunities that allow her to connect and uplift the arts field.

  8. Voting closes November 16 at 5:00 pm ET
    Monday, October 29, 2018

    Americans for the Arts wants our members to elect art professionals from the field to serve on one of four network advisory councils: Arts Education, Emerging Leaders, Private Sector, and Public Art. Voting closes November 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm (ET).

  9. Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    You asked, and we listened: Our online Arts Services Directory has expanded to include searchable, topic-driven sub-directories. The new and improved directories will allow you to quickly find all types of arts organizations throughout the United States, as well as narrow your search to specific interest areas.

  10. Friday, October 12, 2018

    Business leaders convene to discuss how the arts can align diversity, equity, and inclusion activities to core business strategies and how businesses can creatively develop and retain diverse talent.