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September 26, 2018 Field News

Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dies at 84

Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.

September 26, 2018 Field News

Just Released: AFTA's 2018 Congressional Arts Report Card

Americans for the Arts 'Arts Action Fund’s' 2018 Congressional Arts Report Card is your one-stop guide to learn if members of your Congressional delegation support (or not support) the arts and arts education prior to casting your vote.

September 12, 2018 Field News

Nonprofits Hiring Faster Than For-Profit

According to new data from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, nonprofits are creating jobs at three times the rate of their for-profit counterparts. 

September 12, 2018 Field News

Rising Diversity Demand Meets Short Supply

With dozens of shows now in production, television executives are hustling to diversify their writers’ rooms, the hidden nuclei of Hollywood where stories, dialogue and characters are born, and where the showrunners of tomorrow are created.

September 12, 2018 Guild News

Education Commission on the State Releases CYD Policy Brief

Creative Youth Development is a long-standing practice that fuels students’ potential by intentionally integrating creative skill-building, inquiry and expression with positive youth development principles.

August 29, 2018 Member News

Thaler-Johnson to Retire from Newark School of the Arts after 25 years

Newark School of the Arts announced that Sherrie Thaler-Johnson, the school’s development director for 25 years, will retire from her position on August 31. Sherrie has been a vital part of the school’s legacy, and over her tenure helped to raise 70% of the School’s annual operating budget.