Jan 19, 2017
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Arts Education Policy and Funding
Improving Access to Arts Education for All Students
Charitable Giving & Tax Reform
Encouraging Charitable Gifts and Tax Provisions to Support Community Access to the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Promoting Creativity and Public Access to the Arts
Artists, Entrepreneurs, and the Creative Economy
The CREATE Act and investing in the nation's workforce and creative economy
Visit the Legislative Issue Center to learn about other legislation impacting the arts.
Facts & Figures to Make Your Case – View NEA grants by Congressional District, and our Arts Advocacy Day Handbook.
2015 Congressional Arts Handbook – Learn about the latest arts issues, check out your legislators’ voting records and find the research to make your case.
Arts Ed Navigator – A series of e-books designed to help educators, students, and advocates navigate the complex field of arts education.
State Arts Appropriations – How much does your state budget for the arts? Check out your state page, or view our comparison chart.
Research Reports – The information you need, at a glance.
Americans for the Arts presents the 29th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eisenhower Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Richard On and Marc Roberge of OAR talk about why Americans for the Arts CEO Robert Lynch inspired them to attend Arts Advocacy Day.
Rep. John Lewis gives inspirational remarks at the Congressional Arts Kickoff Breakfast.
Americans for the Arts presents the 28th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on Monday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Concert Hall of the John F.
Find out why you should join Americans for the Arts (and more than 85 cosponsor organizations and more than 500 fellow arts advocates) in Washington, DC for the 2015 Arts Advocacy Day!
Happy New Year from all of us to our members, partners, and supporters of the arts! We enjoyed working with you in 2014, and we're looking forward to a engaging, creative, productive 2015
On May 20th, 2014, the White House hosted their first ever Turnaround Arts Talent Show. The talent show was hosted by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, who partner with Americans for the Arts.
Alec Baldwin granted Americans for the Arts an exclusive interview. In this excerpt, Baldwin explains the importance of attending Arts Advocacy Day.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.