The IRS is proposing that nonprofit charities file an additional return for those making contributions of $250 or more that would include donor information along with their Social Security numbers.
More than two hundred nonprofits voiced opposition to the proposal, citing...Read more →
Arts and Arts Education policies move forward in Washington
Two arts-related bills were released by Congress this week:
- FY2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act
- Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act.
- The budget for the NEA was increased to $147.949 million to the President’s request.
- The budget for the U.S.. Department of Educations’ Arts in Education program also increased to...Read more →
“Waving” Goodbye to No Child Left Behind provides details of the arts education provisions in the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed into law December 10, 2015.
(via Americans for the Arts’ Arts Action News)
Statement from Robert L. Lynch,Read more →
President & CEO of Americans for the Arts,
Artists and Friends of Public Art,
For the first time, the BCA’s summer 2016 public artist resident will be selected through a juried, open call for submissions.
Click here for links to the Call and the application form
Submissions are due via Jotform by midnight, Sunday, February 21, 2016.
These awesome jurors will choose a...Read more →
via the NEFA blog
Dancemaker Survey – how should NDP evolve?
Sara C. Nash
As the National Dance Project (NDP) approaches our 20th anniversary in the 2016-17 season, we are using this opportune moment to reflect on NDP’s impact over the years and to consider how NDP can best support artistic and...Read more →
DS4SI seeking experienced artist for new social practice
and creative placemaking position!
Job title: Principal – Social Practice and Place Making
Job summary: The Principal will lead and expand our work with social practice, social interventions, and interactive, community-engaged art. This person will lead the organization of our work with artists, including fellowships, residencies, classes and...Read more →
Petition: Save Guards at Museum of Fine Arts Before It’s Too Late
Once again, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts management is trying to negatively impact the museum guards’ union.
Sadly, it needs to be pointed out that the MFA museum guards “represent the most diverse staff in the whole Museum with people from all ethnic and...Read more →
It is important that artists and artists’ run organizations submit their comments today on the Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan.
The “draft” Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan was released on November 12, 2015. The mandatory public hearing for it was held last week, November 16, 2015, by the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.
It is...Read more →