Thursday, September 2, 2010
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Guest columnist Mayumi Tsutakawa offers impressions of Open Dialogue 2010, a recent symposium of The Association of American Cultures. The gathering provided a space to discuss issues, challenges, successes and perspectives of arts organizations and artists serving communities of color. . . .
Prior to breaking for August recess, the Senate made decisions on arts education appropriations and called on the Department of Education to support evaluation of model arts education programs; and both the House and Senate rejected an Obama administration proposal to fold the arts education money into a larger fund . . .
Documenting the impact of arts education in Missouri . . . Engaging families in the arts in Hawai'i . . . Raising environmental awareness in Rhode Island . . . Expanding technical assistance in Connecticut . . .
All state and regional arts agencies are required to use the National Standard for Arts Information Exchange in the preparation of their Final Descriptive Reports (FDRs) to the National Endowment for the Arts. To help state arts agencies complete their FDRs and incorporate the Standard into grants management processes, NASAA offers several types of assistance . . .