An ordinance passed last year in Burlington, Vermont, directs city funds for public art only to work that is permanent and purchased from individual artists.
The Canada Council for the Arts will disburse $116.5 million, and groups that are “Indigenous, culturally diverse, deaf, disabled, or official language minorities” will share only 4% of these funds.
As statewide cultural grants are rescinded, Mayor Jim Kenny introduces a 2021 budget proposal that totally eliminates the city’s $4.4 million allowance for the arts.
The wide-ranging report from the nonprofit Americans for the Arts also affirms near-universal support for arts education and illustrates that 52% of Americans do, in fact, sing in the shower.
The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities will each receive about $153 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2018, around $3 million more than in 2017.
Just like last year, Trump’s budget proposal calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
From environmental monitoring equipment for Frank Lloyd Wright homes to an overhaul of an online database of archaeological artifacts related to slavery, the grants span a huge range of projects.
The Committee’s Interior and Environment Appropriations bill now goes before the Senate, where a final federal budget for 2018 will be hammered out in the coming months.
A new report shows how the nonprofit culture sector stimulates the economy both locally and nationally.
The NEA, which the Trump administration has proposed to fully defund, has long been accused of primarily serving coastal elites, when in fact the opposite is true.
Despite President Trump’s proposal to eliminate it, the agency says it “will continue to operate as usual.”
A slew of independent agencies would be done away with, while defense spending would go up by $54 billion, under the president’s proposed budget.