Celebrate the Arts: October is National Arts and Humanities Month

Throughout history, the arts and humanities have helped men and women around the globe grapple with the most challenging questions and come to know the most basic truths.  In our increasingly interconnected world, the arts play an important role in both shaping the character that defines us and reminding us of our shared humanity.  This month, we celebrate our Nation’s arts and humanities, and we recommit to ensuring all Americans can access and experience them…. 

–President Barack Obama

On October 1st, the President released a proclamation declaring October 2010 National Arts and Humanities month