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President Barack Obama - Fact Sheet for the Arts

Our nation’s creativity has filled the world’s libraries, museums, recital halls, movie houses, and marketplaces with works of genius. The arts embody the American spirit of self-definition. As the author of two best-selling books –...more

advocacy   education   Apr 3, 2010 • Views:17785 • Comments: 3


 

Assessing the Field's Capacity for Collective Action

Report of the 2008 I-DOC Team The National Performing Arts Convention in Denver was an extraordinary convening, designed specifically to build community and define collective goals for the performing arts field. Through its process, professionals fr...more

advocacy   Apr 15, 2010 • Views:6048 • Comments: 2


 

Facebook: How the Timesuck Will Save Us All

Trustee Spotlight Facebook: How the Timesuck Destroying the English Language Will Save Us All By Sydney Skybetter   “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”    -- Arthur C. Clarke, Profil...more

technology   Apr 15, 2010 • Views:5564 • Comments: 1


 
 

General Advocates Congress on Behalf of the Arts

Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster April 13, 2010  The United States government should start thinking of the arts as a tool, if not exactly a weapon, in the nation's military campaigns and diplomatic initiatives, a recently retired ...more

advocacy   artists   Apr 15, 2010 • Views:9178 • Comments: 0


 

KICKSTARTER SOCIAL FUNDRAISING

Kickstarter is a funding platform for artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors, and explorers. Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative ideas and ambitious endeavors. Kickstarter is powered by a unique all-o...more

technology   Apr 21, 2010 • Views:4703 • Comments: 0


 
 

Useful Quotes for Arts Advocates

Newly updated in Spring 2012   PDF of Useful Quotes for Arts Advocates Advocacy Tip: A quote from an elected official representing your district or your community’s mayor, or a local business leader can be a smart, effecti...more

advocacy   education   Mar 27, 2012 • Views:362378 • Comments: 4


 
 

State Arts Advocacy and Arts Education Web sites

Connect with Your State's Arts Advocacy Organizations and Initiatives     Alabama Alabama Alliance for Arts Education Alaska Alaska Arts Education Consortium Inc. Arizona Arizona Citizens/Action for t...more

advocacy   education   Apr 26, 2010 • Views:11755 • Comments: 0


 
 

British Artists Create Art to Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

As reported in Artinfo: "In response to the British government’s proposal to cut funding for the arts by 25 percent, British artists have taken not to the streets, but to their studios. Under the aegis of the Turning Point Network...more

advocacy   artists   Oct 27, 2010 • Views:6312 • Comments: 0


 

Smart Advocacy Move: Blue Star Museums Program

Performing arts organizations might be interested in an initiative launched by the National Endowment for the Arts that offers free admission to over 700 museums this summer. This goodwill gesture could be a smart advocacy move to reach out...more

advocacy   Jun 2, 2010 • Views:5465 • Comments: 0


 

Policy Question:Who Should Hire State Arts Agency Directors?

An interesting policy discussion is arising around proposed legislation in California to change the way that the director of the California Arts Council is appointed from a gubernatorial appointment to an appointment made by the Council members, who ...more

advocacy   Jun 7, 2010 • Views:3848 • Comments: 0