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May 08, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will share her thoughts on the role of the arts in today's political climate in the June 17 keynote plenary session at Americans for the Arts' Annual Convention.

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May 07, 2017

Liza Zenni is the executive director of the Arts & Culture Alliance.

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May 06, 2017

Sharon Peeple contributed this letter to the editor to the Boulder Daily Camera in support of the National Endowment for the Arts 

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May 05, 2017

Now is the time to preorder study publications detailing results of  the fifth national Arts Economic & Prosperity study, with data from 341 partners across the country to share with stakeholders in your community, including mayors, board members, business and community leaders and other elected officials.

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May 05, 2017

Americans for the Arts president and CEO Robert L. Lynch issued a statement following the signing of the bipartisan agreement. 

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May 01, 2017

Rhodessa Jones is an actress, writer, singer, and teacher, and the founder and director of the award-winning Medea Project, a theater program designed to use the arts to reduce the number of women returning to prison.

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Apr 28, 2017

Today, Congress gave themselves another week to make FY2017 federal funding decisions, by passing another "continuing resolution" to keep the lights on. During the coming week, final negotiations are anticipated on this work, which was due to be completed last Fall when the fiscal year first began. For the current fiscal year, the Trump Administration would like Congress to immediately cut $15 million from the NEA and NEH apiece. For next year, FY2018, the Administration would like to fully terminate the two cultural agencies.

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Apr 26, 2017

As the Trump administration and Congress begin to work on tax reform, Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the importance of preserving tax deduction incentives for charitable giving to all nonprofit charities in the United States.

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Apr 24, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, the National Assessment Governing Board and the National Center for Education Statistics releases results of The Nation's Report Card: 2016 Arts. This report will demonstrate national Grade 8 results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, including findings by demographic subgroups and region. The release event will explore what the data show about student skills and how the availability of resources and opportunities in arts education may shape these skills.

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Apr 23, 2017

Barbara Abdur-Razzaq of Plainfield, NJ contributed this piece to The Trentonian.

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