A group of Democratic, Republican, and independent Senators has signed a letter urging the president not to cut federal funding to the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities.
The current NEA budget is $148 million. A report estimates that one year’s worth of security for the Trumps in NYC will cost $365 million. That’s a 146.6% increase.
To illustrate the vitality of the National Endowment for the Arts, artist Tega Brain created a website that gathers all the projects the agency funded in 2016.
One petition shows only 44 signatures, the other 734. Based on social media sharing, neither seems to be accurate.
The budget in the works by the Trump team allegedly calls for the complete elimination of the NEA and NEH, plus the privatization of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
What do we do now as artists, writers, curators, and other members of a community that was so vested in one candidate?
The population of artists in the US is growing and diversifying (slowly), art schools don’t prepare students for the real world, and artists are still poor.
MINNEAPOLIS — On my flight back to New York from Minneapolis, I sat in silence processing all the heavy ideas and questions asked over the weekend at Hand in Glove, a national gathering for arts organizers “working at the crossroads of creative arts administration and studio practice,” as stated in the program.
According to findings at the University of Oxford, wealth has absolutely nothing to do with whether people pick up a paintbrush or attend a dance class.
Next month, educators at close to 100 schools across the country will pilot new national art standards for education.
New studies released today by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and based on surveys carried out in 2012 claim that arts attendance in the US has continued to drop over the past two decades, but both struggle to incorporate digital activities into their findings.
Arts and culture matter much more to the economy than previously known, according to a new report issued by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).