A project bringing folk art to seniors in Indiana and a virtual museum of New Mexico’s art of the New Deal are among the NEA- and NEH-funded initiatives.
National Endowment for the Humanities
Biden Reestablishes Arts and Humanities Committee Gutted by Trump
The committee’s main responsibilities will be to shape policy goals, stimulate arts philanthropy, and advocate for the expansion of federal backing of the cultural sector.
NEH Doles Out $33M for 245 Projects, Including Archive for Looted Syrian Archeological Site
The total represents a modest increase from the $28.4 million that was doled out to 239 projects in 2021.
NEA Allots $57M to 567 Arts Organizations Hit By COVID-19
The agency received more than 7,500 eligible applications for its American Rescue Plan funding, aimed at supporting economic recovery during the pandemic.
Biden’s Stimulus Bill Includes $470M for Arts and Culture Relief
The bill exceeds the respective $75 million allocated to the NEA and NEH in the Trump administration’s 2020 CARES Act.
$900 Billion US Stimulus Package Includes $15 Billion for the Arts
The deal provides crucial aid to the performing arts sector and creates two unique Smithsonian museums, one dedicated to Latinx history and the other to women’s history.
National Endowment for the Humanities Allocated $120K to Restore and Build Monuments
One grant will fund the restoration of a Christopher Columbus statue rolled into the harbor by protesters; another will fund the creation of a Frederick Douglass monument.
The Radical Collective of 20-Somethings Who Filmed the DNC and RNC of 1972
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has digitized hundreds of hours of raw footage by TVTV, a collective of “video freaks” active throughout the 1970s.
NEH Announces COVID-19 Relief Grants Using Stimulus Funds
The National Endowment for the Humanities will offer emergency grants of up to $300,000 to organizations across the country.
What the $2 Trillion Stimulus Means for the Arts, Struggling to Stay Afloat
While leading museum associations petitioned Congress for $4 billion to buoy nonprofit museums, today Trump signed the controversial stimulus bill, promising the NEA and NEH a respective $75 million.
Trump Threatens to Eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts, Again
The 2021 budget proposal labels the NEA, as well as National Endowment for the Humanities, under the category of “wasteful and unnecessary funding.”
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Receives $750K for New Campus
The National Endowment for the Humanities announced the recipients of $30.9 million in grants this morning in Santa Fe at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, which received a matching grant to go toward its new campus project.