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Washington, DC—As the benefits of using a common agenda to solve complex social problems become better understood, the concept of using collective impact to advance arts education continues to gain traction. In a follow-up to the Spring 2013 webinar that provided an...
You are invited to a live, public webinar on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm ET. As part of a growing body of research on arts and brain function, music research has many people listening. Neuroscience has helped to demonstrate the work of innovative music-...
Washington, DC -- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that the NEA plans to award $26.3 million in grants to nonprofit national, regional, state, and local organizations nationwide. These grants support exemplary projects in...
You are invited to a live, public webinar, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, ET Why is arts education important to early childhood development? This webinar looks at how federal agencies are using arts education to foster the well-being of the youngest populations...
Washington, DC -- The public is invited to join a webinar about the role of collective impact in advancing arts education on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. EDT . John Kania, managing director of social impact consultants FSG, will present on his research into the uses of...
Washington, DC -- The National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to announce that application guidelines are now available for Grants for Art Projects at the NEA's website, arts.gov. These guidelines are for projects anticipated to take place in 2014. Grants for Arts...
Washington, DC -- On September 13, 2012 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman outlined a bold, new vision for the NEA's commitment to arts education. The arts need to be front and center as part of every school reform strategy...
Washington, DC -- NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman will visit Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 12-13, 2012, as part of his Art Works tour. Landesman will learn more about Chattanooga's creative placemaking efforts and participate in the Arts Education Partnership's (AEP)...
Washington, DC -- In 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts awarded more than $13 million in funding through its arts education program. Beginning on July 2, that significant level of support will be guided by Ayanna Hudson, the agency's new director of arts education...
Washington, DC -- At-risk students who have access to the arts in or out of school also tend to have better academic results, better workforce opportunities, and more civic engagement, according to a new NEA report, The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four...

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