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Online Tool Kit
Americans for the Arts has developed an online toolkit to help arts organizations respond effectively in times of crisis. The
Arts Funding Response and Readiness Kit at provides current information, key messaging, communications and advocacy strategies, and the research needed to make the case for keeping the arts in your community.


NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL


The NAC Arts Education Program has created a series of publications for educators and teaching artists, on artist residencies, evaluation and curriculum.

The Fine Arts Standards
Bringing the Arts to Life, Bringing Life to the Arts
Technology Resources

Keep Arts in Schools.org is an online community for arts education advocates, focusing on the efforts and successes of local organizations, communities, teachers and leading voices throughout the country who are all working to Keep Arts in Schools Grantmakers in the Arts has re-launched its blog Economic Turmoil and Change. Find out what your colleagues are thinking and doing to face the current economic climate, and join in the discussion.

Lake Research Partners shares results from a national poll that identifies a growing constituency who advocate that building capacities of the imagination rests primarily with an education in and through the arts. Check out at the Imagine Nation.

ARTSEDGE is the Kennedy Center’s free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through and about the arts.
Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels.

President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) announces the release of its landmark report Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America's Future Through Creative Schools. 


NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS (NEA)
BLOGS - RESEARCH - PUBLICATIONS


The following is a sample of the arts education resources available at the NEA’s web site, arts.gov. We invite you to take a look and have a listen starting with the most recent addition.

ART WORKS BLOG: Celebrating Champions of Change How do we build a better future for Americans? By asking for advice from those ordinary Americans who are already doing extraordinary things.

ART WORKS BLOG: Art Talk with Marna Stalcup, The Right Brain Initiative
“Brains come with two sides for a reason. They need each other. They fill in each other’s voids and what happens when they work together is magical.”

ART WORKS BLOG: The Arts and Human Development
The convening The Arts and Human Development: Learning Across the Lifespan initiated an important new discussion between the NEA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

RESEARCH: Arts Education in America : What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation
This report investigates the relationship between arts education and arts participation and examines long-term declines in Americans’ reported rates of arts learning.

PODCAST: Creating a Sense of Belonging
Providence, Rhode Island’s, Community MusicWorks provides instrument instruction, leadership development, and other community-based programs to the distressed neighborhood in which it is located.

PODCAST: A Sense of Hope
An interview with Bert Crenca of Providence’s AS220 explores its ties to the community and its arts education program, AS220 Youth.


The NAC Arts Education Program has created a series of publications for educators and teaching artists, on artist residencies, evaluation and curriculum.

The Fine Arts Standards

Bringing the Arts to Life, Bringing Life to the Arts

Technology Resources

ARTSEDGE is the Kennedy Center’s free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through and about the arts.


RESEARCH: Arts Education in America : What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation This report investigates the relationship between arts education and arts participation and examines long-term declines in Americans’ reported rates of arts learning.

NEA ARTS MAGAZINE: Designs on the Future, The Design and Architecture Senior High in Miami, Florida DASH is ranked among the premier magnet schools in the country, and produces students who go on to success in both college and careers in design and the arts.

PUBLICATION: Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools: This report represents an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education.

Lake Research Partners shares results from a national poll that identifies a growing constituency who advocate that building capacities of the imagination rests primarily with an education in and through the arts. Check out at the Imagine Nation.

The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels.

The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) announces the release of its landmark report Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America's Future Through Creative Schools.