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Jul 27, 2017

Americans for the Arts and the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) today announced that Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser will be awarded the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for State Arts Leadership today at NLGA’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual award honors a public official who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the advancement of the arts at the state level.

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Jul 26, 2017

In Northwest Arkansas, the arts are a source of entertainment, fulfillment, and community. But they’re also a multimillion-dollar industry.

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Jul 25, 2017

For the first time in recent years, a report from the U.S. House Budget Committee accompanying a budget resolution no longer includes language supporting the termination of our nation’s cultural agencies. This action comes after 35 Tennessee organizations sent a letter in May to the new Chairman of the House Budget Committee, urging removal of this harmful language for fiscal year 2018. 

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Jul 24, 2017

Arts and Economic Prosperity 5, the latest economic impact study by Americans for the Arts, shows that the nonprofit arts and culture industry in North Texas had an economic impact of over $1 billion in 2015. The region also took part in the 2010 study Arts and Economic Prosperity IV, and the growth over five years has been staggering.

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Jul 24, 2017

Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5), a new study by Americans for the Arts, found that southern Florida reaps economic benefits from the nonprofit arts and culture industry.

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Jul 24, 2017

Residents of Savannah, Georgia have always known that the arts play a vital role in their community, but now they have the numbers to back it up. Arts and Economic Prosperity 5, a new study by Americans for the Arts, shows that nonprofit arts and culture organizations contribute more than $135.9 million per year to Savannah’s economy.

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Jul 24, 2017

Americans for the Arts members can apply for one of five scholarship opportunities to attend the 2017 National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference in Memphis.

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Jul 24, 2017
Former Congressman Ralph Regula, who represented the Canton, Ohio area for nearly 40 years, died July 19 at the age of 92. He was one of the most staunch and powerful Republican arts champions. On a national level, he protected the National Endowment for the Arts from conservative efforts to kill it. 
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Jul 24, 2017

Americans for the Arts and the National Association of Counties (NACo) announced that Commissioner Randy Maluchnik of Carver County, Minnesota was awarded the Public Leadership in the Arts Award for County Arts Leadership on Sunday at NACo’s annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. The award honors an elected county board or individual leader who has significantly advanced the arts in the communities they serve.

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Jul 17, 2017

Americans for the Arts recently published the report Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5), and in South Carolina, the results are worth bragging about.

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