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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

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID)

ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK: Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID)

Congressman Simpson, for standing up for the arts in the face of intense political pressure, you are the Arts Action Fund’s ARTS POLITICO OF THE WEEK! FULL STORY

October is National Arts and Humanities Month!

October is National Arts and Humanities Month!

We are encouraging all of our arts advocates out there to seek out the art within your community. Engage with it, enjoy it, and then photograph it! Post it to social media with the hashtag #showyourart and help to spread your community's art footprint across America! 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.