The bill exceeds the respective $75 million allocated to the NEA and NEH in the Trump administration’s 2020 CARES Act.
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.
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 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.
The National Endowment for the Humanities will offer emergency grants of up to $300,000 to organizations across the country.
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.
The 2021 budget proposal labels the NEA, as well as National Endowment for the Humanities, under the category of “wasteful and unnecessary funding.”
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.
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.
Organizations in FEMA-designated disaster zones will have until December 31 to apply for emergency grants of up to $30,000.