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Art Challenges People’s Thoughts on Race

Art Challenges People’s Thoughts on Race

The death of George Floyd launched a movement to stand up, speak up, and take action against racism in our communities.  Watching the recent attacks on the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities illustrated a harsh reminder that racism is still prevalent in today’s world. Artists have always used art to help heal communities...

Put Creatives Workers to Work

Put Creatives Workers to Work

The creativity of the creative workforce fuels our local and national economies. At the height of the pandemic, it was creativity that inspired us to try new things, entertained us, and eased our anxiety and sorrow. Creativity thrived, but creative workers faced unemployment at unprecedented rates. According to a study done by John Hopkins University,...

Diversity and Equity in the Arts 

Diversity and Equity in the Arts 

ArtsFairfax WORK-SMART Series  ArtsFairfax workshops and webinars are learning opportunities for artists, arts administrators, and arts organizations to gain new skills, knowledge, and connections to further their personal and organizational goals, and build the capacity of the arts.  In 2020, ArtsFairfax launched the WORK-SMART workshop series to meet identified development needs within our community. The...

The Arts in Our Community

The Arts in Our Community

Spring is around the corner, and we are anxiously taking steps to reopen our economy. As we look toward a better 2021, we cannot forget the pandemic’s financial impact on the arts community. The arts quickly pivoted from in-person to online shows. This shift helped us engage, educate, and create a community during the most...

The arts in Fairfax

The arts in Fairfax

November presents the opportunity, as a country and as individuals, to reflect on our country’s direction and then exert our power of choice through a vote. As of this writing, the Presidential election outcome is unknown, but we know that the arts are a vital part of our local, state, and national economic recovery. The...

COVID-19 and the Arts: Response and Resources

COVID-19 and the Arts: Response and Resources

The arts and culture industry is a rapidly growing industry in the US. According to the reports from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Endowment for the Arts, the arts industry contributes about $763.6 billion to the US economy or 4.2 percent of the GDP — thanks to the rise of art...

October – The Arts are in Fairfax

October – The Arts are in Fairfax

http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/articles/the-arts-are-in-fairfax/article_f9af88fe-0988-11eb-82e7-dbe5d31bb65b.html The arts are in Fairfax By Dana Stewart / Special to the Fairfax County Times Oct 9, 2020 Fall is underway and most of our life continues to be online. The new normal has us exploring creative endeavors and rethinking our plans. For ArtsFairfax, our annual Arts Awards celebration moves to October 15, 2021,...

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