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Advocacy Resources - VISIBILITY

Be VISIBLE.


⇒Make an advocacy plan.
⇒Get out of the art room/studio and into the community with your MESSAGE.
⇒Capitalize on the “visual” part of the visual arts.
⇒Show your NETWORK what visual literacy, 21st century college and career readiness, and engaged learning look like through exhibitions, media stories and community events.

Advocacy Plan Links and Resources
NAEA Affiliate Plan Database An Excel spreadsheet documenting advocacy materials and plans of NAEA state and regional affiliates.
• Kennedy Center Advocacy Toolkit A good “how to” resource for basic advocacy.
• National Assembly of State Arts Agencies Advocacy Tools A good “primer” and key points for being an effective advocate.
Americans for the Arts – Arts Action Center (with links to finding local, state and federal legislator and media contacts)
Keep the Arts in Public Schools Toolkit

Visibility Links and Resources
Art Avocado: Art Advocacy for Educators
Arts Advocacy Day 2011
The Second Week in September Designated "Arts in Education Week". On July 26, 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res. 275, legislation designating the second week of September as "Arts in Education Week."
• “Organizing a Local Arts Advocacy Day” from the Americans for the Arts Action Fund. Watch the step-by step videos on how to plan an event and tips for success.
Artsonia National Art Honor Society Gallery
Council for Art Education, Inc. Youth Art Month - YAM is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs.
Alliance for Young Artists & Writers – the nonprofit organization that administers The Scholastic Art Awards – Galleries of national medal winning artwork
Cleveland, OH Art IS Education How Do I Encourage Creativity

Advocacy Videos & Audio Clips

Dr. F. Robert Sabol, Lecture I, InSEA Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 11-4-12

 

 

Dr. F. Robert Sabol, Lecture 2, InSEA Conference, Tokyo, Japan, 11-4-12

 

 

 

Blog Talk Radio EduTalk Archive - Listen to the on demand episodes here:

ASSESSMENT IN ART EDUCATION, Past-President Dr. F. Robert Sabol (8/27/13)

 

ART EDUCATION, NAEA AND SUMMER VISION DC 2013, Dr. Renee Sandell (3/19/13)

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ART EDUCATION: UPCOMING 2013 NAEA NATIONAL CONVENTION, NAEA Executive Director Deborah B. Reeve, EdD (1/16/12)

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ART EDUCATION: NAEA, MUSEUM ED & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Renee Sandell & Carole Henry (12/11/12)

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HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE ARTS, NAEA President Dr. F. Robert Sabol (11/14/12)

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HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE ARTS, NAEA President Dr. F. Robert Sabol (11/14/12)

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ART EDUCATION AND THE COMMON CORE, NAEA President-Elect Dennis Inhulsen (10/17/12)

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THE STATUS OF ART EDUCATION WITH NAEA, NAEA President Dr. F. Robert Sabol (8/29/12)

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WHY ART MATTERS, NAEA President Dr. F. Robert Sabol (7/3/12)

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Arts & the Mind: Arts in Education

 

"Above and Beyond" courtesy The Partnership for 21st Century Skills and FableVision

 

 Artfully Inspired from Susanne Suprock on Vimeo

 
 

Become a member of the Arts Action Fund (AAF), and take the first step in fighting for arts funding and arts education. The AAF is building a nationwide army of 100,000 citizen activists who will help guarantee that arts-friendly public policies are adopted in your community and across the country. Meet other advocates like you and learn why arts advocacy matters to them...

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The value of arts education: A video. From Arts | Learning.


 

"Art". This animated music video of artistic ideas is by Director Andrea Dorfman and set to the Tanya Davis song, "Art." Have your volume turned up for this catchy tune!

 

"Let Them Be Heard". From the 2008 NAEA National Convention, New Orleans, LA. Created by Susan Sward, Art Teacher & Wizard, and Emily Pichette, Student, Class of 2009, West Warwick High School, West Warwick, RI.

 

"Save the Arts".  Facts about arts education.

 

"Art Beat". Video made by students on the cuts to the “arts” in schools.

 

Advocacy "Basics" Resources 
American Alliance of Museums Advocacy Information
Americans for the Arts – Arts Action Center (with links to finding local, state and federal legislator and media contacts)
Arts Education Partnership – The source for research compendia and policy information on the national and state level
Keep Arts in Public Schools – An online community for arts education advocates
Kennedy Center Advocacy Toolkit – A good basic “how to” for effective advocacy
National Association for Music Education (NAfME) (formerly MENC) – Advocacy and Public Policy Resources
National Assembly of State Arts Agencies Arts Education

Advocacy Bookmarks. Click on the images to view the bookmarks.