Thursday, April 8, 2010
List your statewide event in the Community Calendar
It was not long ago that a task force to examine arts education policy jointly convened by one of the most influential education associations and a state-based network of arts educators would have been unimaginable. Now it is happening.
Next NASAA Web Seminar: Creative Technology Strategies . . . Assembly 2010: Travel Details, Airport Music and Art . . . Dance/USA 2010 Annual Conference . . . Save America's Treasures Accepting Applications . . . Barnett Symposium on the Arts & Public Policy May 24-25 . . . State Government after the Recession . . . Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art . . . Museum Attendance and Funding in a Year of Recession . . . Aspen Institute Roundtable: Making Culture and Humanities Important in America . . . NASAA Publication of the Month: No Shipping Charge for Design for Accessibility . . .
The health care reform measure signed into law by the president provides assistance to small businesses and to nonprofit organizations in providing health insurance to their employees . . . Hearings have begun on overhauling the statute currently known as No Child Left Behind, and NASAA and our colleagues have submitted recommendations pertaining to arts education . . .
Florida's Arts in Healthcare for Rural Communities Toolkit . . . Traveling Exhibition Program in Nevada . . . Arts Education Surveys in Louisiana . . . Preserving Cultural Heritage in New Hampshire
Just released, NASAA's FY 2010 Funding and Grant Making report provides an overview of state arts agency funding and grant-making activities.
A report from the Craft Emergency Relief Fund reveals that nearly 69% of professional craft artists are not properly insured against an accident or disaster that might destroy their equipment, tools, supplies, or inventory . . .