Arts Education

Arts Education

The National Endowment for the Arts' arts education program is focused on pre-K to 12th-grade students, the educators and civic leaders who support them, and the schools and communities that serve them.

Staff

Arts Education Director

Ayanna Hudson
Ayanna N. Hudson is the director of Arts Education for the National Endowment for the Arts., where she presides over...

Staff

Nancy Daugherty
Arts Education Specialist, daughern@arts.gov
Denise Brandenburg
Arts Education Specialist, brandenburg@arts.gov
Terry Liu
Arts Education Specialist, liut@arts.gov

Recent Grants

Recent Grants

An online grant search is available to find information on NEA grants from 2000 to the present.

Podcasts

Side-by-side headshots of Diana Green and Cathy Gassenheimer

Lifetime Honors

Medal of Arts

National Medal of Arts

The National Medal of Arts is the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government and is awarded by the President of the United States.

Publications

Over the course of five years, the NEA brought together teams from 29 states to collaborate on ways to strengthen states' arts education policies. The E ducation Leaders Institute Alumni...
The 2014 Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for Arts...

Collective Impact

The NEA’s Arts Education Strategic Plan is grounded in collective impact. Learn more about this concept and the plan here. We invite you to share collective impact stories about your community, including successes and challenges at collectiveimpact@arts.gov.