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Americans for the Arts: Funding Bill Cuts $5 million from NEA

Americans for the Arts: Funding Bill Cuts $5 million from NEA

By Americans for the Arts

Today, the U.S. House Interior Appropriations Committee advanced a bill to provide funding for our nation’s natural and cultural resources, proposing $145 million to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for FY2018. This is a $5 million cut from current levels and $10 million less than the request supported by a record number of members of Congress this year.

Ford Foundation: The Art of Democracy: Creative Expression and American Greatness

Ford Foundation: The Art of Democracy: Creative Expression and American Greatness

By Darren Walker

Good evening, everyone. Thank you, Thelma Golden, for your gracious introductionβ€”and, more importantly, for your groundbreaking, visionary leadership at the Studio Museum in Harlem. And thank you, all, for this extraordinary honor: the privilege of delivering this 30th annual lecture in tribute to the incomparable Nancy Hanks.