Americans for the Arts

Arts from across the pond

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    In the age of Instagram, Serena Williams, Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, and female street artists designed interactive murals to shed light on the often overlooked issue of domestic abuse.

  7. Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Today, Americans for the Arts unveiled the Arts + Social Impact Explorer, an interactive online tool that draws together more than 1,000 data points on how the arts impact and integrate into 26 different sectors ranging from education and innovation, to health and wellness, immigration, faith and environment. The tool provides quick top-line research, example projects, core research papers, and lists service and partner organizations doing this work, as well as provides printable PDF fact sheets to share with decisionmakers.

  8. Americans for the Arts Council Members
    Monday, September 17, 2018

    Americans for the Arts invites arts professionals from across the country to submit nominations for incoming advisory council members to advise on programs and services in the fields of Arts Education, Emerging Leadership, the Private Sector and Public Art. Nominations close Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

  9. Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    Arts organizations and companies partnered together to help us "sea" into the future with this arts and tech installation in Times Square.

  10. “Queen of Soul” Was Americans for the Arts’ 2006 National Arts Awards Honoree for Lifetime Achievement
    Thursday, August 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.