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Listen to the Brownstein Podcast Episode on Arts Advocacy Day

Posted on: Mar 25, 2019

Brownstein advisor and former Sen. Mark Begich sits down with artists Rita Moreno, Ben Folds and Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with Bob Lynch from Americans for the Arts, to discuss the connection between arts and the economy and the importance of inspiring arts advocacy in the nation’s youth.

Latest Data Shows Increase to U.S. Economy from Arts and Cultural Sector

Posted on: Mar 21, 2019

The arts and cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion or 4.3 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. This represents an increase of .1 percent from 2015 when economists reported that the sector added 4.2 percent or $763.6 billion to the U.S. economy. The 4.3 percent contribution for 2016 is part of the latest report of the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA), produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts.

President’s FY20 Budget Calls for Termination of Cultural Agencies Again

Posted on: Mar 18, 2019

For a third-straight year, the Trump administration has proposed to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB). Here's how you can take actionable steps to save these cultural agencies from termination.

Robert L. Lynch Releases Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Posted on: Mar 18, 2019

Following the release of the Trump administration's proposed FY 2020 budget, Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch releases a statement.

32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

Watch the Americans for the Arts 2019 Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy, featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Tony-Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Watch the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy from the National Arts Action Summit

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

The Nancy Hanks Lecture from the National Arts Action Summit featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Brian "Stokes" Mitchell and Robert L. Lynch is now available to watch in full.

AAF’s Nina Ozlu Tunceli Joins Congresswoman Chellie Pingree in Portland, Maine

Posted on: Mar 6, 2019

Arts Acton Fund's Nina Ozlu Tunceli joins Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus, to kick off the inaugural meeting of ArtsEngageME alongside Executive Director Julie Richard and Chairman Charles Stanhope of the Maine Arts Commission.

Why the Arts Matter State Factsheet

Posted on: Mar 6, 2019

Check out our new factsheets on

"Why the Arts Matter"

in your state!

Ben Folds Becomes a Board Member of the Arts Action Fund

Posted on: Mar 5, 2019

Talented musician and songwriter, Ben Folds, joins arts advocates from across the nation for Arts Advocacy Day and becomes a member of the Arts Action Fund Board. Listen to his conversation on arts advocacy with the Brownstein Podcast Series.

Why the Arts Matter State Factsheets

Posted on: Mar 1, 2019

Check out your state's Why the Arts Matter factsheet!

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