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  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, November 20, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAs we head into the Thanksgiving holiday we reflect on the urgent work of 2020, both in our own offices and at programs across the country, as the arts and culture field works to support and solve challenges related to the COVID pandemic, racial equity, and more. Wishing you a safe, happy, and creative season!
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Monday, November 16, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsIn 2020, Americans for the Arts continued its commitment to our vision and planned work, while also pivoting and taking on new, urgent work like so many of our 5,000 member organizations. Here are highlights of some key areas of the new and urgent work of Americans for the Arts in 2020 that are in addition to our planned work portfolio.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, November 13, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsIt’s been a busy two weeks in America! In this double digest roundup, read our 2020 Election statements, first urging states to count every properly postmarked and received ballot (published before a projected winner was declared) and then congratulating the incoming Biden/Harris administration. And if that’s not enough election news, our members are reminded that voting is now open for our annual Advisory Council elections—be sure to cast your ballot by Nov. 23!
  • by Marissa Shadburn
    Voting Closes November 23 at 1:00 PM ETMonday, November 9, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts wants you 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 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM ET and is restricted to members of Americans for the Arts at the Colleague level or higher. 
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, October 30, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsElection Day is nearly here, and early voting is happening all over the country! Do you still need to make a plan to vote? Check out the Arts Action Fund ArtsVote campaign for state-by-state fact sheets that will help ensure your voice is heard at the polls! While you're waiting in line to vote, catch up here on blogs and news you might have missed this week, plus check out the upcoming virtual National Arts Marketing Project Conference—registration is open now.
  • by Mr. Peter Gordon
    Thursday, October 29, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsLegislative NewsOn Sept.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsA new episode of the PBS docuseries “Craft in America” focused on the arts and democracy premiered digitally this week and is available to stream now in advance of the Dec. 11 broadcast premiere. “Craft in America: DEMOCRACY” explores how the interaction between government and the arts inspires our lives, fuels the creative economy, and protects our multicultural heritage. 
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, October 23, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsLots going on this week in and around the Americans for the Arts (virtual) offices! Learn how arts organizations are engaging their communities to get out the vote, and read about several public art projects, opportunities, and recognition on local and national levels.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsGiven the funding challenges in the arts today, do you have your arguments ready for supporting the arts in your community? Americans for the Arts has important information at the ready on the economic impact of the arts, the social impact of the arts, and the need to put creative workers to work.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, October 16, 2020Category: Americans for the Arts NewsRegistration opened this week for the National Arts Marketing Project Conference, happening virtually Dec. 7 and 8, 2020. If your organization has a tighter than usual budget, check out several scholarship opportunities available for the conference. Also this week, get to know fellow Americans for the Arts member Kya Conner, who teaches West African drumming and Mental Health Law & Policy, and catch up on our suite of webinars exploring challenges and solutions for arts organizations facing the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic.