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October 01, 2018 Field News

Americans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018

Americans for the Arts (AFTA) recently released Americans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018, the second in a series of national public opinion surveys conducted by Ipsos on behalf of Americans for the Arts.

September 26, 2018 Member News

CalArts Animation at UN’s HeForShe Impact Summit

The United Nations HeForShe Impact Summit is a global call to action focusing on significant issues like accelerating women’s economic empowerment, ending gender-based violence, driving gender-balanced leadership and gender equality in Hollywood. 

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.