Convention for the Arts in Washington, D.C.The Americans for the Arts Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in the United States. They describe themselves as being dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies will hold their second joint convention July 17-20, 2004, in Washington, D.C. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel The Shoreham Hotel is a hotel in Northwest Washington, D.C., owned by Omni Hotels. It is located at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street. Built in 1930, the building was designed by Waddy Butler Wood. .
During Participate 2004, attendees will come together and learn from each other in the creation of a national action agenda, detailing how organizations can affect individuals through the arts and increase their community engagement.
The convention will include several breakout sessions covering such topics as civic engagement in politics and community service; civic engagement in bridging differences, building tolerance and creating connections among communities; neighborhood livability/infrastructure; community economic development; lifelong learning Lifelong learning is the concept that "It's never too soon or too late for learning", a philosophy that has taken root in a whole host of different organisations. Lifelong learning is attitudinal; that one can and should be open to new ideas, decisions, skills or behaviors. ; and philanthropy and funding of the arts. Participants also will travel to one of ten neighboring communities throughout the area to experience the impact the arts have on the community.
Americans for the Arts, with offices in Washington and New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , is the nation's leading nonprofit organization Nonprofit Organization
An association that is given tax-free status. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.
Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools. for advancing the arts in America. Established in 1996, it has more than 5,000 organizational and individual members across the country.
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA NASAA
See North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). ) is the membership organization serving the nation's fifty states and six jurisdictional arts agencies. NASAA's mission is to advance and promote a meaningful role for the arts in the lives of individuals, families and communities throughout the United States.
For more information about Americans for the Arts, contact them at (202) 371-2830, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.americansforthearts.org. For more information about The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, contact them at (202) 347-6352, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nasaa-arts.org.
For more information and to register for Participate 2004, contact them at email@example.com or visit www.participateweb.org.