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.
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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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In case you hadn’t noticed, a new administration and Congress will take power in January 2017. 🙂
The Americans for the Arts wants to hear from you...Read more →
National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is holding a day of Dance/Arts Advocacy on Capitol Hill this Thursday, October 6th!
Guest blogger Karen K. Bradley will be there and shares with us what the NDEO will be advocating in DC!
If you can’t be there on Oct 6th, you can advocate to the U.S. Congress in support of...Read more →
Advocacy Alert from the National Endowment for the Arts:
On Wednesday, the U.S. House began consideration of the bill that funds the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The last time the House passed...Read more →
MALC wishes everyone a joyous New Year!
2015 was a busy one legislatively and we will publish a review of 2015, including an outlook for 2016.
Until then, be sure to read what the Americans for the Arts, via their Artsblog, proclaim as the greatest achievements of 2015:
What...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 →