• Posts Tagged ‘cultural workforce’

    Reminder: Take 10 minutes to contact your State Rep to restore MA Arts and Humanities funding

    by  • April 12, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Time is very short (Thursday noon) to ask your state representative to sign on to amendments currently submitted by concerned legislators to restore much needed arts, humanities and science funding to the proposed FY2018 budget.

    Find out how to make that call/email here:
    http://artistsunderthedome.org/malc/news/time-advocate-amendments-house-budget/

    This important step is necessary so that amendments attached to the FY2018 budget to...

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    Action Needed On Trump Budget

    by  • March 16, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    As expected, the Trump proposed budget is very bad news for arts and culture. It proposes to eliminate all federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Public Radio  (NPR), the Institute of Museums and Library Services, and many many...

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    PEN America Reports Aggressive Interrogation of Artists and Writers at US Borders

    by  • March 8, 2017 • Issues, News

    Despite the court-ordered stay of President Trump’s first immigration travel ban of late January, 2017, restricting entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, reports of detention and aggressive interrogation of travelers, including U.S. citizens¹, by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials at US airports were widely reported.

    PEN America, an organization dedicated to protecting “open...

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    A joint letter from Boston art museum directors

    by  • February 25, 2017 • Issues, News

    The following joint letter was posted Feb. 24, 2016, to friends and supporters of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Museum of Fine Arts. Please forward to your friends and networks:

    As directors of Boston’s art museums, we serve...

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