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National Arts and Humanities Month

President Obama Declares October 2016 National Arts and Humanities Month

Please join us in celebrating October as National Arts and Humanities Month. President Obama has already kicked things off by issuing an official White House Proclamation that articulates the importance of the arts and culture in our history and in our future.

Presidential Proclamation — National Arts and Humanities Month, 2016 NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION

Throughout history, the arts and humanities have been at the forefront of progress. In diverse mediums and methods — whether through the themes of a novel, the movement of a dancer, or a monologue on a stage — the arts enrich our souls, inspire us to chase our dreams, and challenge us to see things through a different lens. During National Arts and Humanities Month, we celebrate the important role the arts

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