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PCAH Launches the Turnaround: Arts Initiative to Help Improve Low-Performing Schools

PCAH Launches the Turnaround: Arts Initiative to Help Improve Low-Performing Schools
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) announced the launch of a new arts education initiative to help turn around low-performing schools. Developed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Domestic Policy Council, the Turnaround Arts ... Read More »

President Obama Honors National Medals Winners

President Obama Honors National Medals Winners
In a ceremony at the White House, eight National Medals for the Arts and nine National Humanities Medals were presented by President and Mrs. Barack Obama to legendary artists, renowned scholars, musicians, poets and institutions.  The awards honor extraordinary contributions to the arts ... Read More »

PCAH Take Steps to Advance the President’s Travel and Tourism Agenda

PCAH Take Steps to Advance the President’s Travel and Tourism Agenda
President Obama announced in late-January the creation of a national travel and tourism strategy aimed at growing the U.S. economy through increased international travel to the United States. The announcement strengthens America’s competitiveness in the growing global travel marketplace by ... Read More »

Film Forward Announces Films and Filmmakers for 2012

Six American and four international filmmakers have been invited to  participate in Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue  for the second year  of this program. This program continues a successful public/private cultural film exchange effort by the President’s Committee on the ... Read More »

National Student Poets Program

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) have partnered with the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers to create the National Student Poets Program, the country’s highest honor for youth poets whose ... Read More »