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Yo-Yo Ma Urges “STEAM” to Drive the Nation’s Workforce
Apr 12, 2013 0 Comments
On Monday, April 8, world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma was the guest speaker at Americans for the Arts’ annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center in D.C. The Lecture was the kick-off for Arts Advocacy...
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The Marriage of Arts, Economics, & Education
Mar 04, 2013 0 Comments
The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), and Americans for the Arts will present Paul Vancea with the the 2013 NABE Foundation Americans for the Arts Scholarship Award...
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Turning STEM into STEAM
Feb 14, 2013 0 Comments
For years, educators have been focusing on STEM education—science, technology, engineering and mathematics. However, there is a new national movement aiming to add an A—as in arts—into the STEM plan, thus turning STEM education...
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Local Business Woman Makes Dreams Come True
Jan 17, 2013 0 Comments
Debbie Blais, founder, owner and operator of Debbie Blais Real Estate and Blais Builders, is giving the gift of the arts to a few lucky students.  Inspired by one of her favorite Henry David Thoreau quotes, "Go confidently in...
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Chrysler Evokes Car-eativity with New Design Competition for High School Students
Jan 15, 2013 0 Comments
Chrysler, one of Detroit’s most notable “exports”, is expanding their cultural outreach initiatives through a new design competition for high school students.  The 'Autorama High School Design Competition 2013', currently accepting...
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Arts + Economics = Success
Sep 25, 2012 0 Comments
The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) is awarding its fifth annual Americans for the Arts scholarship to encourage the integration of the Arts into the economic education...
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The Role of Business Leaders in the Arts Education Ecosystem
Jul 23, 2012 0 Comments
Business leaders can be key advocates for arts education. They can champion arts education by offering internships, mobilizing resources, raising visibility, and can also be effective advocates with elected officials because...
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Design NY: Incubating Enterprise
Jul 09, 2012 0 Comments
“Design for Growth” was originally printed in Focus, Deutsche Bank America’s Spring/ Summer 2012 Newsletter. To read the complete article, please visit www.db.com.   Read more about Deutsche Bank America's partnerships with...
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MFAs Instead of MBAs? Artists in the Business World
Jul 05, 2012 0 Comments
So, an artist walks into an office…   I know, it sounds like the start of a bad joke. But many artists start their careers or support themselves by taking “day jobs.”  Andy Warhol worked in advertising. Modest Mussorgsky was...
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Aligning Goals for Better pARTnerships
Jun 05, 2012 0 Comments
Luna Negra Dance Theater’s decision to diversify its programming not only complements Luna Negra's mission to nurture and expand audiences' understanding of Latino culture, but also has also prompted the company to seek out a...
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Arts: The Mother of Invention
May 03, 2012 0 Comments
Every morning, I turn on the treadmill, tune into the Today Show and run until I bank 150 calories to earn a glass of Chardonnay at the end of the day.   Matt Lauer and the NBC crew are usually just eye candy and background...
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What Both MBAs And MFAs Get Wrong About Solving Business Problems
May 01, 2012 0 Comments
Author: Melissa Quinn What Both MBAs and MFAs Get Wrong About Solving Business Problems was originally posted on Co.DESIGN   Numbers and bullet points aren’t the only things driving executive decision making. And pretty pictures...
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Adobe Promotes Creativity
Apr 25, 2012 0 Comments
Ann Lewnes, SVP, Global Marketing at Adobe announced the Adobe Foundation's Creativity Scholarships.  Read Ann's post from the Adobe blog.   There’s immeasurable power in personal expression.  It’s the reason that, since its...
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Disney Set Citizenship Targets
Mar 30, 2012 0 Comments
Disney's 2012 Citizenship Targets recognize the importance of creativity for the future workforce.   "Worldwide, creativity skills are declining in youth while economic shifts are placing emphasis on creativity and innovation...
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