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Tim McClimon and Bob Lynch Honored in NPT Power & Influence Top 50

President of the American Express Foundation and Americans for the Arts’ board member Tim McClimon (pictured) accepts his Nonprofit Times Power & Influence Top 50 award. Bob Lynch, Americans for the Arts’ President and CEO, al…

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Liesel Fenner on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show 9/26

Liesel Fenner, Americans for the Arts’ public art program manager, was a guest on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show on September 26. The show discussed public art’s role in placemaking and community building. She appeared a…

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Americans for the Arts in 2-3 Minutes! NEW VIDEO

Americans for the Arts is honored to be selected as a recipient of Houston-based Laura and John Arnold Foundation’s grant supporting a project called The Giving Library, an online resource created by the Arnold Foundation to help ph…

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2012-13 United Arts Funds Research & Revenue Trends

United Arts Funds (UAFs) are private organizations that raise money in a combined effort, much like United Way, to broaden support for the arts. There are 59 UAFs nationwide, a decrease from 2003 when there were 66. Americans for …

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2013 National Arts Index Findings Revealed

The significance of arts and culture to American life makes the vitality of the arts a matter of pressing interest. After all, the nation’s nonprofit arts and culture organizations generates billions in economic activity every year….

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2013 Americans for the Arts Network Council Elections

It’s election season here at Americans for the Arts! Nominate yourself or a colleague to become a member of one of our four Network Councils: Arts Education, Emerging Leaders, Private Sector, and Public Art Network. Please rem…

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Americans for the Arts Joins National Coalition Revising the National Standards for Arts Education

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Americans for the Arts has joined the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) leadership team revising the national voluntary learning standards for dance, music, theatre, visual arts and media arts for grades preK-12. Th…

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Americans for the Arts Announces 2013 National Arts Awards Recipients

Every year, Americans for the Arts recognizes artists and arts leaders who exhibit exemplary national leadership and whose work demonstrates extraordinary artistic achievement with the National Arts Awards. This year’s recipie…

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NABE Scholarship: Applications Being Accepted 9/9-10/18

The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) is awarding its sixth annual Americans for the Arts scholarship to encourage the integration of the arts into the economic education p…

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Americans for the Arts Announces BCA 10 Honorees

Today Americans for the Arts announced those companies selected by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) as The BCA 10: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America for 2013. This honor recognizes ten U.S. companies for their e…

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