October is National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM)

October 4, 2011

From Americans for the Arts

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October 4, 2011

Dear Friends :

National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM) is a coast-to-coast celebration of culture in America. Held every October and coordinated by Americans for the Arts, NAHM is the largest annual celebration of the arts and humanities in the nation. President Obama has issued a White House proclamation that recognizes the value of the arts and humanities and kicks off this month’s celebrations. Within the proclamation, President Obama states:

“Millions of Americans earn a living in the arts and humanities, and the non-profit and for-profit arts industries are important parts of both our cultural heritage and our economy…We must recognize the contributions of the arts and humanities not only by supporting the artists of today, but also by giving opportunities to the creative thinkers of tomorrow. Educators across our country are opening young minds, fostering innovation, and developing imaginations through arts education.”

PARTICIPATE LOCALLY
National Arts and Humanities Month Events Map: Learn more about the NAHM events happening nationwide this October. Use this Google Map to post information about your NAHM events and programs by clicking the “add event” link. You can also see what other activities are happening in your community!

FOLLOW THE ACTION

Follow Americans for the Arts on Twitter (@Americans4Arts) during October to learn about Creative Conversations and featured events happening in your community and throughout the country.

SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS

We’ve made it easy for you to share this news with your social networks. Just visit our Arts Action Fund page and click on the icons for customizable language you can post directly to Facebook and Twitter!

Help us continue this important work by becoming an official member of the Arts Action Fund.  If you are not already a member play your part by joining the Arts Action Fund today — it’s free and simple.

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