WHEREAS, the month of October has been recognized as Arts and Humanities Month by thousands of arts and cultural organizations, communities, and states across the country, as well as by the White House and Congress for more than three decades; and
WHEREAS, the arts and humanities embody much of the accumulated wisdom, intellect, and imagination of humankind; and
WHEREAS, the arts and humanities enhance and enrich the lives of every citizen of the Silver State; and
WHEREAS, the arts and humanities play a unique role in the lives of families and communities by reinforcing the right to heritage that defines the nation’s collective experience, individual and community traditions, and the right to lives of active creativity; and
WHEREAS, the nonprofit arts and humanities creative industry strengthens the economy by generating $166.3 billion annually in total economic activity and, according to Americans for the Arts, supports the full-time equivalent of 4.6 million jobs nationwide;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 9th day of October, 2018.