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AAF’s Nina Ozlu Tunceli Joins Congresswoman Chellie Pingree in Portland, Maine

Posted on: Feb 25, 2019

Arts Acton Fund's Nina Ozlu Tunceli joins Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, in advocating for the arts in Portland Maine.

Lobbying Strategy and Innovation Award

Posted on: Feb 19, 2019

Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund were awarded the 2019 Lobbying Strategy Innovation Award in recognition of their lobbying innovations for our #SAVEtheNEA campaign.

Federal Arts Funding Increases Finalized in FY19 Omnibus Bill

Posted on: Feb 15, 2019

The Democratically-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate have finally resolved with the President the details for the Omnibus Appropriations bill for FY’19 (4.5 months late) to avoid another partial government shutdown tomorrow.

32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy

Posted on: Feb 14, 2019

Reserve your FREE ticket to the Americans for the Arts 32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Art & Public Policy featuring Rita Moreno, introduction by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and performance by Brian Stokes Mitchell.

New Evidence of the Benefits of Arts Education by the Brookings Institution

Posted on: Feb 13, 2019

Empirical evidence supports claims that engaging with art is essential to the human experience: Among adults, arts participation is related to behaviors that contribute to the health of civil society such as increased civic engagement, greater social tolerance, and reductions in other-regarding behavior. Yet, while we recognize art’s transformative impacts, its place in K-12 education has become increasingly tenuous.

Looking at Art Could Help Med Students Become Better Doctors

Posted on: Feb 11, 2019

New research shows that looking at artworks can help future doctors hone their observation skills, maintain objectivity, and cope with moments of uncertainty.

32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture

Posted on: Feb 8, 2019

Watch the Americans for the Arts 2019 Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy, featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Tony-Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Lobbying Strategy Innovation Award

Posted on: Jan 30, 2019

Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund were today awarded the Lobbying Strategy Innovation Award in recognition of their lobbying innovations for the #SAVEtheNEA campaign.

2018 Year End Campaign

Posted on: Dec 17, 2018

Support the arts this holiday season.

Brownstein Client Conversations: Americans for the Arts

Posted on: Dec 6, 2018

Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund join Brownstein Policy Advisor David Reid for a discussion moderated by Drew Littman on how they advocate for the arts in Washington.

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