Conference Session

Using the Arts to Bolster Your County's Health and Economy: A Meeting of the NACo Arts and Culture Commission

Feb. 26, 2017 , 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Delaware
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    Using the Arts to Bolster Your County's Health and Economy: A Meeting of the NACo Arts and Culture Commission

    Update on the Status of the Arts in the United States

    Americans for the Arts' National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military

    Americans for the Arts recently developed the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military (NIAHM) which seeks to advance the arts in health, healing, and healthcare for military service members, veterans, their families and caregivers. This panel will discuss the current status of NIAHM in providing healthcare to our military communities, expanded opportunities for 2017, and how county governments can partner with this program.

    County Case Study: Guilford County, Va.

    Supported by Guilford County, N.C, ArtsGreensboro drives the health and vitality of the community by supporting arts education, celebrating the diversity of Greensboro and driving economic impact through excellence in arts programming. Since 1962, ArtsGreensboro has invested nearly $20 million in direct financial support to the Guilford County’s arts economy through its grants, facilities and programming, such as festivals and performances.

    County Case Study: Washington County, Va.

    Washington County, Va. has a rich history of preserving and supporting its art, culture and historical sites.  The historic Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia, the Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, along with the William King Regional Arts Center, the Abingdon Arts Depot and many other cultural sites, fairs and festivals attract visitors from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

    Arts & Culture at the NACo 2017 Annual Conference in Franklin County, Ohio

    Franklin County, Ohio, will give an overview of the Arts & Culture activities planned for the NACo 2017 Annual Conference.

     

    NOTE: This meeting is open to all.

    Update on the Status of the Arts in the United States Americans for the Arts' National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military
    2017-02-26
    Conference Session
    2018-04-06

Update on the Status of the Arts in the United States

Americans for the Arts' National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military

Americans for the Arts recently developed the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military (NIAHM) which seeks to advance the arts in health, healing, and healthcare for military service members, veterans, their families and caregivers. This panel will discuss the current status of NIAHM in providing healthcare to our military communities, expanded opportunities for 2017, and how county governments can partner with this program.

County Case Study: Guilford County, Va.

Supported by Guilford County, N.C, ArtsGreensboro drives the health and vitality of the community by supporting arts education, celebrating the diversity of Greensboro and driving economic impact through excellence in arts programming. Since 1962, ArtsGreensboro has invested nearly $20 million in direct financial support to the Guilford County’s arts economy through its grants, facilities and programming, such as festivals and performances.

County Case Study: Washington County, Va.

Washington County, Va. has a rich history of preserving and supporting its art, culture and historical sites.  The historic Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia, the Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, along with the William King Regional Arts Center, the Abingdon Arts Depot and many other cultural sites, fairs and festivals attract visitors from all 50 states and many foreign countries.

Arts & Culture at the NACo 2017 Annual Conference in Franklin County, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio, will give an overview of the Arts & Culture activities planned for the NACo 2017 Annual Conference.

 

NOTE: This meeting is open to all.

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    2017 NACo Legislative Conference

    New Administration + New Congress = New Opportunities. Participate in second-to-none educational sessions, interact with federal officials and deliver the message that federal policies matter to counties and counties matter to America!

    Using the Arts to Bolster Your County's Health and Economy: A Meeting of the NACo Arts and Culture Commission is a part of 2017 NACo Legislative Conference.

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