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President Obama Encourages Americans to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

President Obama Encourages Americans to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month
Since 1993, the country has celebrated October as National Arts and Humanities Month. This national celebration connects artists with their neighbors and opens the doors of cultural organizations to their communities, welcoming young and old to experience and participate in the arts and ... Read More »

PCAH Co-Moderates White House Champions of Change: Arts in Education

On July 19, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Vice-Chair of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and Dean of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, co-moderated a roundtable for the White House series Champions of Change. Champions of Change is an apt title for the ... Read More »

Save America’s Treasures Frank Lloyd Wright Legacy Nominated for World Heritage List

Save America’s Treasures Frank Lloyd Wright Legacy Nominated for World Heritage List
In July, Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that a collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings from across the United States will be the next U.S. nomination for inclusion in the World Heritage List. This list maintained by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and ... Read More »

PCAH and Honorary Chair First Michelle Obama Create a Gift of Art for Military Families

PCAH and Honorary Chair First Michelle Obama Create a Gift of Art for Military Families
First Lady Michelle Obama and more than 25 congressional spouses joined with youth from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling to carry out a community service project on May 19.  Guided by students from the Corcoran School of Art and Design, the youth worked with Mrs. Obama and her guests on a mural ... Read More »

PCAH Releases Landmark Arts Education Study

PCAH Releases Landmark Arts Education Study
During the Arts Education Partnership meeting in early May, the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) introduced its newly released landmark report, Re-Investing in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future. On-hand for the introduction were Melody Barnes, Domestic Policy ... Read More »