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Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument

Save America's Treasures Sewall-Belmont House Designated as a National Monument
The Sewall-Belmont House was designated by President Obama as the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument in a ceremony last week. Save America’s Treasures played a significant role in preserving this site and its pivotal role in the women’s rights movement, as well as a wide-array of ... Read More »

Megan Beyer Appointed as the New Executive Director by the White House

President Barack Obama has appointed Megan Beyer to serve as executive director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH). Beyer is a distinguished communications professional with experience in education policy, arts advocacy and early childhood literacy. The ... Read More »

PCAH Celebrates the 2015 NAHYP Award Winners at White House Ceremony

PCAH Celebrates the 2015 NAHYP Award Winners at White House Ceremony
With First Lady Michelle Obama and 200 people in attendance in the East Room of the White House, 14-year-old Andre Massey spoke eloquently about his struggles to be good student in a Savannah public school. The turning point in his life came when he started writing poetry in workshop at the Deep ... Read More »

PCAH Honors the 2014 National Medals Winners

In a ceremony at the White House, eleven National Medals for the Arts and ten National Humanities Medals were presented by President Barack Obama to legendary artists, renowned scholars, musicians, historians, actors and institutions. The awards honor extraordinary contributions to the arts and ... Read More »

Turnaround Arts Adds New School Districts and Expands Focus to Early Childhood Learning

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) will expand its successful Turnaround Arts initiative into five additional school districts, as the program continues to successfully help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap and increase student ... Read More »