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Causes: Art Museums, Arts & Culture

Mission: The American Visionary Art Museum is America’s official national museum, education center and repository for intuitive, self-taught artistry and creative expression of all sorts—as recognized by a unanimous vote of the United States Congress. EDUCATION GOALS 1. Expand the definition of a worthwhile life. 2. Engender respect for and delight in the gifts of others. 3. Increase awareness of the wide variety of choices available in life for all ... particularly students. 4. Encourage each individual to build upon his or her own special knowledge and inner strengths. 5. Promote the use of innate intelligence, intuition, self-exploration, and creative self-reliance. 6. Confirm the great hunger for finding out just what each of us can do best, in our own voice, at any age. 7. Empower the individual to choose to do that something really, really well.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 50,000

Geographic areas served: National

Programs: To present annual art exhibitions to the public.

facility rental to promote artist and exhibitions and creative acts of social intuitive betterment.

educational events and programs relating to the exhibition and educational goals and visionary art in general.

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