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May 25, 2017

Americans for the Arts announced the recipients of the 2017 Americans for the Arts Annual Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations committed to enriching their communities through the arts.

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May 25, 2017

With Congress now turning to work on the next fiscal year’s budget (FY2018), Lynch provided testimony in support of $155 million for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This funding amount is the position taken by the 88 national partners of Arts Advocacy Day and reflected in the numerous advocacy efforts being pursued currently by Americans for the Arts and dozens of other arts organizations.

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May 24, 2017

This year Americans for the Arts’ Annual Convention in San Francisco will explore the deep and diverse economic, civic, and social impacts that the arts generate across the nation, as well as the role of the arts in creating and sustaining healthy and equitable communities. The convention is the largest national gathering of arts leaders and their partners in creative business, education, and government, and is expected to draw upwards of 1,000 attendees. 

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May 23, 2017

Natalia D. Macker contributed this op-ed to The Hill. Ms. Macker is a Teton County Commissioner, a member of People For the American Way Foundation’s Young Elected Officials Network, and the artistic director of the Off Square Theatre Company in Jackson, Wyo.

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May 23, 2017

Americans for the Arts president and CEO Robert L. Lynch issued a statement following the release of the President's detailed FY2018 budget proposal. 

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May 21, 2017

Joan Rhodes-Copeland, executive director, Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads contributed this op-ed to The Virginian-Pilot

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May 21, 2017

"Kansans recognize that striking art and culture from the budget would be a colossal mistake" and shares reasons in this op-ed piece published in The Topeka Capital-Journal.

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May 18, 2017

Americans for the Arts, a partner of the Vans Custom Culture program, is proud to announce the finalist high schools selected for the eighth Vans Custom Culture competition. The annual contest challenges students to create unique designs of the shoe company's sneakers.

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May 17, 2017

Tom Werder Executive Director Morris Arts and Allison Larena President and CEO Mayo Performing Arts Center contribued this piece to the CentralJersey.com.

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May 17, 2017

Andy Vick contribued this piece to the Colorado Springs Gazette. Andy is the executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, a nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Colorado Springs.

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