Last week, United Arts Council staff and one board member participated in ARTS Day, comprised of one conference day and one legislative day, organized annually by ARTS North Carolina. If you haven’t been, I’ll share my top six takeaways. If you have been, I’ll help you relive the experience.
Can creativity and order coexist in the classroom? Find out firsthand from a Wake Co. first grade teacher!
Planning and programming are on the agenda for the last quarter of the fiscal year.
In December 2015, the US Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces No Child Left Behind as the signature piece of national education legislation. The new law includes the arts alongside math and language arts in its definition of a "well-rounded education."
Once every five years United Arts administers the Wake County portion of the Americans for the Arts Arts & Economic Prosperity study. More than 100 communities nationwide are taking part in this statistical study of how the nonprofit arts sector impacts the community’s economy.
Clearly, it is award season. People’s Choice, Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, Oscars….just to name a few this month and next. At United Arts, we give out awards in January as well. Ours go to individuals and companies who deserve recognition for their long service—both financial and personal--to our arts community in Wake County.