Monthly Archives: November 2012

National Endowment for the Arts Awards 832 Art Works Grants Totaling $23.3 million

Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the NEA awarding og 832 grants totaling $23.3 million through its Art Works funding category. Not-for-profit arts organizations in 47 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will receive funding. In addition, the NEA will award Creative Writing Fellowships to 40 outstanding poets for a total of $1 million.

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman Announces New Music Therapy Component of Operation Homecoming Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

The National Endowment for the Arts expands its landmark arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to bring music therapy to patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center including patients at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) located on the campus of Walter Reed Bethesda.

For The First Time U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis Will Measure Contribution of the Arts to Gross Domestic Product

For the first time, the American creative sector will be measured on a macroeconomic level by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the federal agency of record on the U.S. economy and a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. In a groundbreaking partnership, the BEA and the National Endowment for the Arts will develop an ‘Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account.’