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United Arts Funding: Why It Matters
Jul 29, 2013 0 Comments
Have you ever wanted to give to the arts institutions in your community, but were concerned about oversight and accountability? Or, maybe you see the potential in the arts as an economic driver for your area, but don’t know how...
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Ahead, Together: Corporate Philanthropy and the Arts
Jun 14, 2013 0 Comments
The powerful impact the arts can have on social change and business objectives was showcased for corporate giving officers from around the country last week thanks to a deepening partnership between Americans for the Arts and...
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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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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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Corporate Diversity Training Takes the Stage
Jan 08, 2013 0 Comments
Bloomberg Businessweek recently featured an article on the Mirage Hotel & Casino's new diversity training program. Instead of cajoling employees to participate in the optional diversity training program, the company had employees...
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Brewing Up Great Partnerships in Eugene, Oregon
Aug 08, 2012 0 Comments
The Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene (ABAE) celebrated great local partnerships at their BRAVA awards breakfast. Watch the video to learn why Ninkasi Brewery partners with local musicians.   Check out videos of more...
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Arts and Diversity at Travelers and Aetna
Jul 26, 2012 0 Comments
Hear highlights from our webcast produced in partnership with The Conference Board about the role of the arts in bridging diversity and inclusion in the workplace.   Glenn Winfree a performance consultant at Aetna discusses...
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Celebrating 6 Months of the pARTnership Movement!
Jul 17, 2012 0 Comments
Ladies and gentlemen, put on your party hats!   This July marks six months since the official launch of the pARTnership movement!   Introduced in January, the pARTnership Movement is an initiative from Americans for the Arts...
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Chemical Company Brings in Artistic Vision
Jul 12, 2012 0 Comments
In the Netherlands, Cultuur-Ondernemen works with artists to incorporate their skills, ideas and visions in organizations and businesses. By bringing the arts into the workplace, these artistic interventions help pioneer creativity...
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On the Fence in Denver
Jun 28, 2012 0 Comments
I hate construction sites.   I know, I know: it means architects drafting blueprints; it means a plumber buying his daughter a new tutu; it means an accountant sweating the costs of nuts and bolts; it means a toy manufacturer...
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The Arts Mean Business: Interpreting Arts & Economic Prosperity IV
Jun 15, 2012 0 Comments
During the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV launch last Friday, Randy Cohen announced the findings of American’s for the Arts fourth economic impact study of the nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences. As the...
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Sparking Business Support of Arts & Culture One Community at a Time
May 24, 2012 0 Comments
It is no surprise to anyone working in the arts and culture sector that arts organizations all around the world are consistently challenged with the task of securing new and diverse sources of funding in order to keep their lights...
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Partnering with the Arts On and Off the Slopes
Mar 20, 2012 0 Comments
Aspen Skiing Company won Colorado Business Committee for the Arts' (CBCA's) 2012 Business for the Arts Impact Award which highlights innovative use of the arts to propel business strategies.  Aspen Skiing Company partnered with...
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Where Does Creativity Come From?
Dec 09, 2011 0 Comments
Hear from Americans for the Arts President & CEO, Bob Lynch about the value of arts and business partnerships and why Americans for the Arts is invested in The pARTnership Movement...
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