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PCAH Announces New Grants to Stimulate Inclusion of the Arts with Math and Science

In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of integrating the arts into educational curriculum, the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) is collaborating with Ovation, America’s only arts network, and Americans for the Arts (AFTA) to introduce the second annual ... Read More »

Second Annual Class of National Student Poets Appointed

Second Annual Class of National Student Poets Appointed
On September 20 in a private ceremony, the President’s Committee Honorary Chair Michelle Obama presented the second class of National Student Poets with their pins, signifying their role as poetry ambassador for the next year. “What these young people learn through reading and writing poetry ... Read More »

Yo-Yo Ma and Damiain Woetzel Conduct a Turnaround Arts Workshop

Yo-Yo Ma and Damiain Woetzel Conduct a Turnaround Arts Workshop
President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities members Yo-Yo Ma and Damian Woetzel conducted a dance and music workshop at Savoy Elementary school in Washington, DC, one of eight schools nationwide to be selected for PCAH’s Turnaround Arts Initiative. Ma is a renowwned cellist and 2001 ... Read More »

FOX Audience Strategy Releases PSA in Partnership with NAHYP

FOX Audience Strategy announced its continued partnership and support of PCAH program, the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards (NAHYP) through a just-released PSA. This special public service announcement, called "Get With The Program," highlights the importance of creative ... Read More »

First Lady Michelle Obama Honors 2012 NAHYP Awardees at White House

First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2012 NAHYP Awards to the winning program recipients at the White House on Monday, November 19, 2012. Each year, 12 out-of-school arts and humanities youth programs are honored for their accomplishments and celebrated for their transformative effects on ... Read More »