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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:7238 • Comments: 0



Here are some essential resources for grants and fundraising related to technology. General Resources The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, c...more

technology   Apr 30, 2010 • Views:6887 • Comments: 0


New NEA Survey

Well, one hopes that on an NPAC website, I won't have to explain that the NEA is not the National Education Association, as I have to explain when meeting with educators. Okay then: The National Endowment for the Arts is launching a survey on...more

education   May 6, 2010 • Views:5168 • Comments: 0


Artists In the Workforce

Of all the popular stereotypes of the modern artist, when is the last time that you saw artists portrayed as significant contributers to the nation's economy?  In 2008, the NEA released Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005.  It is the first ...more

artists   advocacy   May 28, 2010 • Views:6932 • Comments: 0


Diversity Glossary

Below are just a few terms and definitions related to diversity and inclusion work. The majority of the definitions below can be found in the National MultiCultural Institute's Diversity Glossary, which also includes terminology related to legislativ...more

diversity   May 15, 2010 • Views:8106 • Comments: 0


Economic Stimulus Money Brings Gertude Stein to Stage

The LA Times recently profiled a new theatrical adaptation of Gertrude Stein's novella, "Brewsie and Willie."  Within this production lies several interesting stories.  The first is that the project was created with federal econom...more

artists   advocacy   Jul 17, 2010 • Views:7926 • Comments: 0


NEA Reveals Diverse Audiences Attend Outdoor Festivals

"Racial diversity is a hallmark of outdoor arts festivals, says NEA audience study" LA Times (October 29, 2010) "A key finding, the NEA says, is that the goal of a racially and ethnically mixed audience for arts and culture is realize...more

diversity   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:5255 • Comments: 0


Urgent: Take Action After Proposed Deep Cuts to the NEA

Proposed Cuts to National Endowment for the Arts Budget are Worst in 16 Years From Americans for the Arts, Posted February 11, 2011 BREAKING NEWS – Arts Being Cut Further The situation in the House is getting out of control....more

advocacy   Feb 15, 2011 • Views:8256 • Comments: 0


Students are Proud of Mixed Lineage

Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above by Susan Saulny The New York Times January 29, 2011 "'I was always having to explain where my parents are from because just saying, 'I'm from Takoma Park, Maryland,' w...more

diversity   education   advocacy   Feb 2, 2011 • Views:10765 • Comments: 0


Barry Hessenius on the Arts' Need to Develop Political Clout

"Whatever approach we take, whatever strategy we adopt, whatever we have to do to once again defend the government thread of our funding model (whether local, state or federal), the upcoming fight(s) are again going to suck time, energy, and mon...more

advocacy   Feb 9, 2011 • Views:5858 • Comments: 0