Connecting the public to what’s going on in the state’s arts scene by promoting upcoming shows, publishing interviews, and offering exclusive member deals through Reaching new audience members through cooperative campaigns, increased press coverage, patron analytics, and other programs. In addition, RTÉ supports events by offering promotional air-time on RTÉ Radio and Television. Please note that there will only be one round of the Project Award in Visual Arts in 2017. Teachers need to gain a better education of teaching their students through the arts.
Mayor James E. Doyle recognized that The Arts could be an important catalyst in his city’s revitalization. Fellow Democrat Jerry Notarianni previously said he doesn’t support cutting the arts and education tax, meaning a majority of the three-member board now prefers maintaining it as a dedicated funding source.
But the arguments trotted out represent how far we have to go in articulating the public value of arts institutions (and helping our supporters speak the same language). Arts and cultural districts are an increasingly popular economic development tool for local governments across the country.
Teaching through the arts is the most powerful tool that teachers can give in their classrooms because it enables the students to achieve their highest level of learning. Some students may resist what they see as indoctrination to a liberal political agenda in the term liberal arts.
If you would like more information, please feel free to call Trish Poupore at Virginians for the Arts in Richmond at (804) 644-2787 or call me here in Staunton at (540) 885-5588 x 26. The arts can help level the playing field for students with disabilities allowing them to access academic content in ways that are meaningful to them.