Americans for the Arts

Arts from across the pond

  1. Friday, January 19, 2018

    The three-year planning document describes how the organization—in alliance with our members, partners, and stakeholders—will build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts, and lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America.

  2. Tuesday, January 9, 2018

    The Scholastic Corporation and partners host the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to elevate youth artists working through challenging current events, politics, identity, and emotions.

  3. Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Join us on Facebook the last Tuesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. (Eastern Time) for one of our theme-based Public Art Showcase events. These are your opportunity to share the public artworks in your neighborhoods, towns, cities, or wherever!

  4. Monday, December 18, 2017

    Throughout the summer of 2017, the Americans for the Arts Private Sector Initiatives department solicited responses to the FY2016 United Arts Fund Campaign Survey. In FY 2016, the 37 participating UAFs reported aggregate campaign revenue of $85.5 million during their campaigns that ended during 2016. These findings suggest that the united arts fundraising sector is continuing its recovery from the Great Recession. 

  5. “A Monument to Maggie” explores the decades-long community effort to develop a monument honoring civil rights hero Maggie L. Walker
    Monday, December 11, 2017

    A Monument to Maggie tells the story of the development and unveiling of a monument to civil rights hero Maggie L. Walker, which was unveiled after nearly 20 years of efforts led by community and political leaders to help tell another part of Richmond's history.

  6. Monday, December 11, 2017

    Bryant Park creates a safe space for artists to engage with the community through crafting activities, dance, music, performances, and spoken word.

  7. Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    New York City’s own, artist and business owner Craig Costello—also known as KR—founded Krink, a company that surfaced in the 1990s as a response to the lack of appropriate tools and ink for graffiti artists.

  8. Thursday, October 12, 2017

    At the intersection of technology, branding, and activism, digital-media company Refinery29’s 29Rooms installation succeeded in intersecting all of these, truly turning it into art. For its third year, the annual event opened its doors during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) to a mass of visitors in the Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood and brought forth the most powerful artists and collaborators in hopes of raising awareness on a variety of issues.

  9. Monday, September 11, 2017

    Community recovery in the aftermath of disasters—such as the major hurricanes, fires, and floods in August and September—is a crucial challenge, and the arts have a strong role to play. Americans for the Arts calls on local, state, and federal decisionmakers and government agencies—particularly FEMA and the Small Business Administration—to recognize the crucial role of arts and cultural organizations and workers, and to prioritize immediate and streamlined disaster relief assistance so that they may fulfill their role as healing nexus points for affected communities.

  10. Monday, September 11, 2017

    Deutsche Bank invests in New York City's young people's future in the arts! They believe art enhances our ability to respond to an increasingly complex and fast moving world with new perspectives, ideas, and insights.

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