Legislation Designated the Second Week of September as “Arts in Education Week!

Please  read the message from Americans for the Arts, which is listed below: Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res. 275, legislation designating the second week of September as “Arts in Education Week.” Authored and introduced by California Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA), this resolution is the first Congressional expression of support celebrating all the […]

Audio: A New Approach to Service

By:  Jacquelyn Kasuya, New York Aaron Hurst, president of the Taproot Foundation in New York, recently explained a report called “Reimagining Service,” at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, in New York. His report was based on data compiled by a group of government, nonprofit, and corporate leaders who are working to increase the impact […]

Redford Speaks on Creativity in Business! Please Watch Video…

July 09, 2010—Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, interviewed Redford at an event on June 24 at the Philadelphia Theater Company presented by the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (an affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce) and professional services company Towers Watson. Redford spoke about his childhood, […]

New Arts & Culture RFP’s

Driehaus Foundation Accepting Applications for 2010 Chicago Small Theater and Dance Funding Program Operating grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to arts and culture organizations that have budgets of $150,000 or less and serve the Chicago metropolitan area…. Deadline: September 13, 2010 Posted: June 29, 2010 American Composers Forum Announces National Composition Contest […]