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ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Paul Davis, Candidate for Governor (D-KS)

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Paul Davis, Candidate for Governor (D-KS)

Leader Davis, for pledging a restoration of the arts in Kansas and fighting against policies that damage the future of Kansas children, you are the Arts Politico of the Week! FULL STORY

New National Core Arts Standards Launched Today

New National Core Arts Standards Launched Today

Created by arts educators, for arts educators, these guidelines are a huge step forward for the #ArtsEd Movement! FULL STORY

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK:  Representative David Cicilline (D-RI)

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK:  Representative David Cicilline (D-RI)

During his years in public service, Rep. Cicilline has earned a reputation as a strong supporter of the arts. FULL STORY

Vote Yes On Question 5 in RI

Vote Yes On Question 5 in RI

If Question 5 passes, it will dedicate $35 million to the arts in Rhode Island. That is an investment worth making. FULL STORY

The Arts are BIG BUSINESS

The Arts are BIG BUSINESS

Nationally, the non profit arts industry is worth $61.1 billion annually 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.