Drawing on their international expertise, the six U.S. Regional Arts Organizations have collaborated on a new report to provide a resource to the Obama administration as it develops new initiatives in arts and culture.
International cultural exchange programs can have a positive impact on everything from U.S. foreign policy to commerce to our growth as individual participants in a global society. They create an environment for more effective diplomacy, enrich the education of our children, build greater acceptance of different cultures within our borders, and prepare us to fully participate in the global economy and society.
Read more about the strategies and approaches of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations as well as their suggestions for creating effective cultural exchange programs in the future.