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Greetings from the National Endowment for the Arts. 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, voices of three arts leaders who are part of the White House’s Champions of Change initiative. Any questions, please feel free to call me at the number below. Enjoy!

How do we build a better future for Americans? By asking for advice from those ordinary Americans who are already doing extraordinary things.
“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.”
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.
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.
An interview with Bert Crenca of Providence’s AS220 explores its ties to the community and its arts education program, AS220 Youth.
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.
This publication revises and updates the previous edition's material on introducing children to the arts.
Victoria Hutter
Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Media Relations
National Endowment for the Arts
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 525
Washington, DC 20506
202-682-5692 (P)
website: arts.gov
NEA blog: arts.gov/artworks
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