Americans for the Arts is proud to release The pARTnership Movement essay series! These case studies profile successful business-arts partnerships from across the nation and the benefits to those businesses by way of engaging employees, enhancing their brand, and building vibrant communities. Each of the 8 essays illustrates one of The pARTnership Movement's 8 reasons businesses partner with the arts and will serve to reaffirm the business benefits of building lasting partnerships with the arts.
The pARTnership Movement essays released individually from June 2015 to January 2017 and are available to download from this page.
Make your community—and your company—more attractive to current and future employees by partnering with arts organizations to create a vibrant cultural scene.
Build your market share, enhance your brand, and reach new customers by partnering with the arts to put your business in the spotlight.
Use the arts to communicate important messages to customers, employees, and other stakeholders.
Help employees stimulate the critical thinking needed to advance business goals by partnering with the arts.
Use arts partnerships to inspire and engage employees so that they are able to achieve their full potential.
Inspire your employees by providing access to arts experiences that show your appreciation for their contributions.
Facilitate the creation of a strong corporate culture that fosters creativity while providing opportunities for employees to strengthen interdepartmental relationships, exchange ideas and broaden their networks.
The arts create jobs, spur urban renewal, attract new businesses, generate tourism revenue, and foster an environment that appeals to a skilled and educated workforce. By partnering with arts organizations, you can strengthen the health and vitality of our neighborhoods, cities, states, and nation.