Developing Arts Advocates: The Future of the Arts

ARTSblog USA Written by: Stephanie Milling Posted:  November 21, 2014 The last few months I have been speaking a lot about arts advocacy in various venues. While sharing information about advocacy with others involved in the arts, I have come to … Continue reading

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Texas Cultural Trust Named Official Charity Partner of the Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

TICKETS TO THE DALLAS INTERNATIONAL ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW ARE SELLING QUICKLY SO RESERVE YOURS TODAY! While the Texas Tea is close to sold out, tickets to the Opening Night Preview Party & VIP Reception for the Dallas International Art Antique & … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement at the Greater Hartford Arts Council

Americans for the Arts Written by: Ali Fernandez Posted:  October 24, 2014 One of the challenges facing employers today is attracting and retaining a talented workforce while concurrently asking employees to do more with less. Employee satisfaction is increasingly linked … Continue reading

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House of Representatives Passes Bill Permanently Reinstating IRA Charitable Rollover

American Alliance of Museums Posted:  July 18, 2014 Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4719, legislation that would permanently reinstate three charitable giving tax incentives, among them the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. This strong, bipartisan vote came on the … Continue reading

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NEA Cut Restored in House Committee Action

Americans for the Arts Posted:  July 15, 2014 As you might recall, last week the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved a bill that cut $8 million each from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities Endowment. Following that … Continue reading

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William Adams Confirmed as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Grantmakers in the Arts Posted:  July 10, 2014 The United States Senate today voted to confirm William D. “Bro” Adams as the 10th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Adams is expected to begin as Chairman in … Continue reading

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House Committee Unveils NEA Budget, Plans Hearing for Wednesday

National Assembly of State Arts Agency Posted: July 8, 2014 Written by:  Isaac Brown  This morning, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies released its draft budget for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for fiscal year … Continue reading

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Art Is Vital: The Best Education Enables Artistic Voice and Creative Habits of Mind

www.theatlantic.com Posted:  June 28, 2014 Written by:  James Hamblin It has been three years since the spectacular video of Lil Buck dancing to Yo-Yo Ma brought jookin—which draws from hip-hop, ballet, jazz, and modern dance—into mainstream consciousness. Ma would later … Continue reading

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Jane Chu Confirmed as Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts

www.americansforthearts.org Posted:  June 12, 2014 WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Jane Chu as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Chu is currently the president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Texas Women for the Arts Awards $235,000 in Grants Statewide

Texas Women for the Arts (TWA) has selected 19 arts programs across Texas to receive a total of $235,000 in grants at their Annual Meeting in Fredericksburg. The yearly grant program provides designated funds to arts-related programs, and supports the … Continue reading

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