Americans for the Arts

Arts from across the pond

  1. Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Profile of Local Arts Agencies, its latest research on the local arts agency field tracking budget trends, sources of revenues, partnerships, community impact programs, policies, programs, and more.

  2. Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch and Marine veteran Chris Stowe testified today before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, urging the committee to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts to no less than $167.5 million for FY 2020.

  3. Kristina Newman-Scott receives the Selina Roberts Ottum Award in 2018. She is flanked by Americans for the Arts Board Chair Julie Muraco and CEO Robert L. Lynch.
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    Through March 11, 2019, Americans for the Arts is accepting nominations of community arts leaders for one of seven 2019 Annual Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of individuals, organizations, or programs committed to enriching their communities through the arts.

  4. The 12 Core Competencies of an Arts Education Leader
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce its newest tool in the arts education field: The 12 Core Competencies of an Arts Education Leader. This landmark research offers the field direction in fostering new ways to envision professional development for arts education leaders.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.