Arts education is currently in crisis, with over 4 million students around the country receiving no creative schooling whatsoever. Given President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts, including slashing the National Endowment for the...Show More Summary
This is an incredibly unpredictable time for artists. The elimination of federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities, proposed by the Trump administration, could be fatal... To view the full story, click the title link.
During CBS’s Sunday Morning, the network dedicated their “cover story,” which lasted over nine minutes, to railing against the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts. “With the proposed cuts in federal...Show More Summary
A new report by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the US Department of Commerce tracks the economic impact of the arts nationally and state by state. The post Looking for a Job in the Arts? Try North Dakota, New Study Suggests appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Data released Wednesday by the National Endowment for the Arts, in a joint effort with the Bureau of Economic Analysis, offers an argument for keeping arts funding alive at a time when the Trump administration seeks to eliminate the NEA altogether. The data, which look at the economic role of the...
(Rice University) A $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will enable researchers from Rice University and Seattle Pacific University to examine the relationship between faith and work.
Establishment reporters don’t seem to think that anything good happens in society without a stream of federal money attached to it. That sort of tunnel vision was on display in a recent Washington Post story about the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Show More Summary
While Trump recently signed two bills to encourage women to pursue careers in STEM, there are no arts-and-humanities equivalents. And Trump’s budget proposes doing away with the National Endowment for the Arts entirely. Madeleine Johnson, for one, believes “women in the arts are in the shadow of STEM, because it is a field with more […]
As you might have gathered from our recent posts about the National Endowment for the Art’s current limbo status, we’re following the headlines with bated breath hoping that the NEA survives President Donald Trump’s proposition to transfer its funds to the national defense budget. At Hyperallergic, Claire Voon discusses a letter penned by over “150 […]
Design and placemaking director Jason Schupbach led the agency’s work in cities Less than a month after President Donald Trump’s budget proposed eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts, the agency’s influential design and placemaking...Show More Summary
While President Trump has called for the agency's elimination, more than 150 members of Congress want to increase funding to the National Endowment for the Arts. The post Bipartisan Letter from Over 150 Members of Congress Urges More Money for the NEA appeared first on Hyperallergic.
President Trump’s proposal to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and other arts-related organization is not only a blow to the cultural climate of our nation but also would be a serious threat to economic and job growth. Show More Summary
In a move demonstrating the uphill battle President Donald Trump will face attempting to achieve his budgetary goals, 11 House Republicans have signed a letter expressing support for the National Endowment for the Arts. The New YorkShow More Summary
Tim Robbins’ first time getting paid as an actor was through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He was a gangly 15-year-old performing street theater in New York with Theater for the New City. His pay was $50 per week, and he could not believe his good luck. “We were doing a social...
"I can’t defend this strangely chopped together video, which undercuts the scope and mysterious splendor of Ms. Carlson’s vision. But as a dance critic, I will fight for Ms. Carlson, a multidisciplinary artist whose work poignantly explores social issues through the lens of performance. Show More Summary
While no one specifically uttered President Trump’s name at the Grammys on the Hill Awards on Wednesday evening, his proposed federal budget — specifically slashing arts funding — was a popular topic. “The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities are under attack by this president and they need your […]
The Monday concert that paid tribute to the 2017 National Endowment For The Arts Jazz Masters is now online, all three hours of it. In addition to new Jazz Masters Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ira Gitler, Dave Holland, Dick Hyman and Dr. Lonnie Smith, the three-hour concert includes performances by a variety of other prominent artists. […]
Yesterday, David Byrne attended a rally at New York's City Hall to protest Donald Trump's proposed elimination of publicly funded arts organizations like the National Endowment For The Arts, the National Endowment For The Humanities, and the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. Byrne spoke at the event, arguing for the economic and social benefits of arts…
David Byrne has spoken out against Donald Trump’s recent proposal to eliminate the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, as well as the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Show More Summary
Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) has won a $310,000 federal grant for an immigrant storytelling project involving VII Photo and Talking Eyes Media, the university announced last week. The grant, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, is for a project called Newest Americans. Show More Summary