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  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Thursday, July 9, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsCreative Forces®, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, presents “Advances in Creative Forces Clinical Research,” a virtual panel discussion and demonstration of the new online National Resource Center (NRC) on July 15, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. ET. This online resource will feature public materials for researchers and practitioners in the arts, health, and military and veteran care settings.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Tuesday, June 30, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts remembers arts leader and Chicago native Joan Small, who passed away last week. Joan served nearly two decades with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and was an Americans for the Arts Board Member from 1994 to 2008.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, June 26, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThe theme of this week is the Annual Convention + Public Art & Civic Design Conference! More than 850 of you attended our first-ever virtual convening June 23-25, which featured 100 panelists speaking in 50 breakout sessions and four keynotes, plus presentations of our Annual Leadership Awards and the announcement of a brand-new public art prize.
  • by Jerelle Jenkins
    Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards presented as part of Annual Convention + Public Art & Civic Design ConferenceMonday, June 22, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsRick Lowe is a Houston-based artist and professor of art at the University of Houston, best known for his Project Row Houses community-based art project that he started in Houston in 1993. President Barack Obama appointed Rick to the National Council on the Arts in 2013; in 2014 he was named a MacArthur Fellow. 
  • by Jerelle Jenkins
    Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards presented as part of Annual Convention + Public Art & Civic Design ConferenceMonday, June 22, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsChristen Boone is the President & CEO of the Fund for the Arts in Louisville, Kentucky, one of the country’s largest privately funded regional arts agencies. She has developed thousands of unique partnerships between the creative and private sectors, driving workplace culture, client cultivation, project innovation, DEI initiatives, and social impact. 
  • by Jerelle Jenkins
    Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards presented as part of Annual Convention + Public Art & Civic Design ConferenceFriday, June 19, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAnn S. Graham brings a strong set of leadership skills to her work as the Executive Director of Texans for the Arts and she has demonstrated a deep passion for the arts and the role that they play in building and strengthening our communities. 
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, June 19, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week: As we pause today to celebrate and reflect on the history of Juneteenth, read the next entry in our ARTSblog series on the incredible musicians who were finalists for this year's Johnson Fellowship. We’re also looking forward to the first-ever virtual Annual Convention and Public Art & Civic Design conference, including the Nancy Hanks Lecture.
  • by Jerelle Jenkins
    Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards presented as part of Annual Convention + Public Art & Civic Design ConferenceFriday, June 19, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsHelen Eaton has served as Settlement Music School’s CEO since 2010. One of the largest community schools of the arts in the country, Settlement has a 112-year history of arts education without barriers, providing over $2.6 million in financial aid every year to its students. 
  • by Ms. Inga Vitols
    Thursday, June 18, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThe 33rd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy will be presented live as the opening keynote presentation of the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention and Public Art & Civic Design Conference on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Americans for the Arts is pleased to welcome as its speaker Vijay Gupta, acclaimed violinist, social justice advocate, 2018 MacArthur Fellow, and Americans for the Arts board member. The lecture is free and attendees can register online. Gupta will be introduced by the Honorable Speaker of the U.S. House […]
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Thursday, June 18, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts’ offices will be closed this Friday in recognition of Juneteenth, and staff will be using this day to better inform ourselves of the historical significance of Juneteenth and to reflect on the systems of racial injustice that have been set in this country for centuries. We urge you and your organizations to also use this day to learn, reflect, and take action.