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Blue Moon Shines Brightly on Americans for the Arts
Apr 01, 2014 0 Comments
On March 1, Blue Moon Brewing Company took to the skies of Brooklyn, NY, to celebrate the lunar new moon, promote their “artfully crafted” brand of beer, and raise money for Americans for the Arts through a Twitter campaign...
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Happy Arts Advocacy Day 2014!
Mar 24, 2014 0 Comments
Hosted by Americans for the Arts and cosponsored by 85+ national arts organizations, Arts Advocacy Day is the largest gathering of its kind, bringing together a broad cross section of America's cultural and civic organizations...
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Business and the arts: Why they need each other
Mar 20, 2014 0 Comments
The goals of the arts, culture and creative sectors are often viewed as separate from or counter to those of the business community. The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia is working hard to change this perception...
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For the Poor, the Arts Are a Path to Opportunity
Feb 14, 2014 0 Comments
This Letter to the Editor was co-authored by Robert L. Lynch and Robert Redford and originally published in the  New York Times on February 11, 2014.   To the Editor:   Re “N.E.A. Funds Benefit Both Rich and Poor, Study Finds”...
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Nominate your favorite company for the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America!
Feb 13, 2014 0 Comments
Know of a business with outstanding arts partnerships? Work for one? Nominate now for the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America!   (Photo credit: The Aetna Employee Volunteer Jazz Band performs at...
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BCA Executive Board Member celebrates book launch on arts transformation in Southern California
Jan 17, 2014 0 Comments
Henry T. Segerstrom, managing partner of C.J. Segerstrom & Sons and a member of Americans for the Arts’ Business Committee for the Arts (BCA) Executive Board, has always been an artistic luminary. A new art book, appropriately...
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Friday Is the New Tuesday, and Other Observations on the “New Normal” in the Nonprofit Arts Sector
Jan 16, 2014 0 Comments
In the waning days of 2013, an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer cited examples of performing arts organizations experimenting with curtain times, holding some weeknight performances as early as 6:30 pm instead of the long-...
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Fostering a Culture of Giving in Hong Kong
Jan 08, 2014 0 Comments
I recently returned from Hong Kong where I participated in the International Arts Leadership Roundtable organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. As with many countries around the world, the arts and culture organizations...
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Join Us for a Webinar Highlighting the 2013 BCA 10 Honorees
Nov 21, 2013 0 Comments
WEBINAR: 2013 BCA 10 Case Studies November 21, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. EST Hear directly from 2013 BCA 10 honorees from Aspen Skiing Company, Premier Bank and Yum! Brands, Inc. about why they partner with the arts and learn how...
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3 Surprise Assets Businesses Can Gain Through Partnering with the Arts
Nov 20, 2013 0 Comments
The BCA National Survey of Business Support for the Arts is the nation’s largest survey of its kind, delving beyond pure numbers into the motivations behind and goals of business partnerships with the arts. The Business Committee...
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The 5 Things You Might Not Be Doing When Considering a Business pARTnership
Nov 14, 2013 0 Comments
We, at the pARTnership Movement, think it’s fantastic that you are considering the benefits of an arts and business partnership, sharing the values we have ignited through the 8 reasons businesses partner with the arts. But we...
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The 2013 BCA 10: A Reminder of All We Work For
Oct 07, 2013 0 Comments
(Photo credit: The Aetna Jazz Band, made up of employee volunteer musicians, performs at the 2013 BCA 10 at the Central Park Boathouse in New York City. Photo courtesy of Glen Davis.)   The sun was setting over the Manhattan...
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Forbes Recognizes the Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America
Sep 24, 2013 0 Comments
On October 2, we will be celebrating the BCA 10 honorees in New York City, but we are so excited about the exemplary ways these companies have partnered with the arts, we wanted the world to know! The October 7, 2013 issue of...
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Join Us for a Webinar About How Arts Partnerships Make Business Sense
Sep 18, 2013 0 Comments
Business Speak, Can We Talk? Meet the Real Shakespeare of Litigation Thursday, September 19, 3:00 PM EDT   The real Shakespeares of Litigation, Coltranes of Chemistry and Picassos of Accounting will discuss how arts education...
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