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Since 1954, charities that are organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code, as Americans for the Arts is, are prohibited from getting involved in political campaigns. However, recent activity in Congress and from the Administration is attempting to remove this prohibition.
Rosenquist is remembered not only for his stellar accomplishments as an artist, but also for his tireless advocacy on behalf of the arts and artists.
President Trump's plans to defund the NEA and the NEH move forward without consideration for programs that exist successfully to serve our returning service men and women who have sacrificed physically, mentally, and morally in the service of our country. With President Trump's plans for an increase in military spending, there will be an immediate and increasing need for the military program
The National Summit convened in Tampa, Florida, for the first time, bringing together military and civilian leaders in sessions and dialogue to define the blueprint for collective arts and military action through 2020.
NBC News went to Waterloo, Iowa, where a youth art program that receives a quarter of its funding — around $11,000 —comes from the National Endowment for the Arts. It is one of many small town art programs across the country that would be severely impacted by the cuts.
Nonprofit organization Americans for the Arts, the pre-eminent national advocate for the arts and arts education and leader of the fight to #SAVEtheNEA, will receive all net proceeds from the sale of the single.
On the eve of National Arts Advocacy Day in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Darren Walker inspired arts advocates with unique perspectives on the absolute need to maintain a federal investment in the arts. As the head of the second largest foundation in the nation, he also put to rest the notion that private sector funding can make up for cuts in federal funding or even serve the same role government plays in supporting the arts in America.
To kick off National Arts Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 21, Americans for the Arts sent a message in three frequently read newspapers to legislators and staffers on Capitol Hill about the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Today, Americans for the Arts presented its 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) during national Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes distinguished service on behalf of the arts.
Americans for the Arts mourns the loss of philanthropist David Rockefeller, who died today at age 101. Rockefeller has been a profound influence and great friend to Americans for the Arts.