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ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD)

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD)

By accepting all 11 recommendations provided by the Task Force on Arts Education, Governor O'Malley continues his excellent record of promoting the arts. FULL STORY

Check out our 2014 Congressional Report Card!

Check out our 2014 Congressional Report Card!

Get the latest data on who supports the arts in Congress - Did your representative get a thumbs up? FULL STORY

(e)merge art fair

(e)merge art fair

Join us at the (e)merge art fair on October 2nd! FULL STORY

Charitable Tax Update

Charitable Tax Update

The House of Representatives passed a bill 277-130 to make permanent a series of charitable tax provisions. FULL STORY

Rep. Calvert Restores Cut to NEA and NEH

Rep. Calvert Restores Cut to NEA and NEH

Once again, your advocacy voices made a difference. Last week, thousands of Arts Action Fund members sent letters to their Members of Congress in response to action taken by the House Subcommittee on the Interior. FULL STORY

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Learn the Basics

Why Does NEA Funding Matter?
You might be surprised – in 2010 alone the National Endowment for the Arts had a budget of $167.5 million to ensure that the arts are brought to all Americans in all 50 states. Find out how this federal money ends up in your community.

Legislative Budget Process
Timing is important when you want to talk to your legislators about the importance of funding the arts and arts education. Learn how the budget process works.

National Arts Education Advocacy Statement

The Arts Education Working Group, a coalition of national arts and arts education advocacy organizations including the Americans for the Arts Action Fund, invites state and local organizations to join the movement to keep the arts in public schools.