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WASHINGTON, DC—How do Americans participate in the arts in the course of a year? What kinds of art forms and activities do they engage with, and in what numbers? The NEA investigates these questions and more in the 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (SPPA), the...
Washington, DC --The National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Grants and Contracts will present a webinar for current NEA grantees on navigating NEA grant management policies and processes on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET at arts.gov . The session is...
Washington, DC --The National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Research & Analysis announces that application guidelines are available for funding through Research: Art Works . This program supports research for projects seeking to use novel research questions and/or...
Washington, D.C.-- "Design, vitalized and simplified, will make the comforts of civilized life available to an ever-increasing number of Americans," said 20th-century industrial design pioneer Raymond Loewy. For the first time, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA...
You are invited to a live, public webinar on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm ET. As part of a growing body of research on arts and brain function, music research has many people listening. Neuroscience has helped to demonstrate the work of innovative music-...
WASHINGTON, DC -- What do we know about the 2.1 million artists in the United States' labor force? To help answer that question, the NEA today released "Equal Opportunity Data Mining: National Statistics about Working Artists." This new online research tool offers...
Washington, D.C.-- Today National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced $350,000 in NEA support for 17 new research grants that measure different characteristics and contributions of the arts, which the NEA has mapped as a complex, dynamic system...
WASHINGTON, DC - Just released by the Brookings Institution, Creative Communities: Art Works in Economic Development is a new publication based on a collaborative effort with the National Endowment for the Arts to stimulate more rigorous research on the arts and economic...
You are invited to a live, public webinar, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, ET Why is arts education important to early childhood development? This webinar looks at how federal agencies are using arts education to foster the well-being of the youngest populations...
You are invited to a live, public webinar, Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, EST As the U.S. population ages, it faces more age-related diseases. How can the arts serve to treat, prevent, or improve these conditions? Representatives from the National Institutes...

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