Eliminating the NEA would be a devastating blow to the arts in America. Despite the President's State of the Union speech last month proclaiming 'Americans fill the world with art and music,' there seems to be a disconnect on the need to invest in our nation's future support of the arts and arts education....Read more →
Can a small, rural town lure young adults back to their community? Springboard for the Arts, an innovative program in Fergus Falls, MINN., found an answer.Read more →
Advocacy news via the Americans for the Arts’ Arts Action News:
July 18, 2018
Late tonight, the full House Appropriations Committee met and approved funding for the National Endowment for the Arts at $145 million for FY 2018. While we’re still gathering details of the meeting, this completes the U.S. House committee consideration...Read more →
~ Arts Action Alert via the Americans for the Arts
July 12, 2017
Today, the U.S. House Interior Appropriations Committee advanced a bill to provide funding for our nation’s natural and cultural resources, proposing $145 million to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for FY2018. This is a $5 million...Read more →
Among the numerous punishing items to 99% of Americans in the newly released White House FY2018 budget (many in direct contradiction to his campaign promises) is an allocation of funding necessary only for expenses needed to carry out the dissolution of our key federal cultural organizations.
(via the Americans for the Arts, May 23, 2017)Read more →
Good news from the Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts reports that not only did Congress reach a bipartisan agreement to fund government agencies through the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, but that no arts and culture agencies or programs received cuts, with some receiving increases!
Please note that...Read more →
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...Read more →
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