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April
2019

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State to State

Wisconsin: Woodland Indian Arts Initiative

[caption id="attachment_9809" align="alignright" width="300"] A Woodland Indian Arts Initiative grant supports the Oneida Nation Arts Program’s Music from Our Culture youth choir, which performs traditional and contemporary music. Courtesy of the Oneida Nation Arts Program[/caption]…

Legislative Update

NEA Increase: May Window Critical in Congress

After a two-week recess for the Easter and Passover holidays, Congress returned to session this week for what may be one of the busiest work periods of the year. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has…

Announcements and Resources

NASAA News and Current Information

May 2 Live Webcast from Capitol Hill: Arts and Rural Prosperity Briefing [caption id="attachment_9819" align="alignright" width="300"] A sampling of our briefing speakers: from left, National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter; Bozeman,…

From the President and CEO

NASAA Builds Collaborations on Your Behalf

NASAA’s strategic plan calls on us to collaborate beyond the state arts agency (SAA) world in thoughtful ways. Our ability to foster cross-sector support and strategic partnerships on behalf of SAAs broadens our field’s impact.…

March
2019

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Legislative Update

Urge NEA Funding of $167.5 Million for FY2020

2019 is off to a busy start. As you are aware, last month, with another government shutdown only days away, members of Congress and President Trump were able to reach an agreement to fund all…

State to State

New Jersey: Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship

[caption id="attachment_9646" align="alignright" width="300"] Participating cohort of DIAL interns pose for a photo opportunity during their summer internship in New York City. Photo courtesy of Americans for the Arts[/caption] The New Jersey State Council on…

From the President and CEO

NASAA Testimony to U.S. House Requests $167.5 Million for NEA in FY2020

In February, I testified for NASAA to the U.S. House of Representatives Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the budget for the National Endowment for the Arts. I requested funding for the agency for…

Announcements and Resources

NASAA News and Current Information

Help NASAA Advocate for the Arts NASAA’s advocacy is nonstop! We work year-round to advance state arts agency (SAA) priorities with federal lawmakers, increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and protect…

June
2019

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Research on Demand

Staffing Trends Report Now Includes Demographics

NASAA released a new State Arts Agency Staffing TrendsM report earlier this spring highlighting data and results from the Fiscal Year 2019 Staffing and Compensation Survey, NASAA’s most recent assessment of state arts agency human…

State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity: Artist Fellowships

The majority of state arts agencies have an individual artist fellowship program to recognize and honor the creative achievements of their state’s residents. While these programs generally share broad goals—such as fostering the development of…

From the President and CEO

Rural Abundance and Prosperity through the Arts

On the heels of NASAA’s Arts and Rural Prosperity Capitol Hill Briefing in May, I had the opportunity to participate in the Rural Generation Summit, hosted in Jackson, Mississippi, and organized by Art of the…

Announcements and Resources

NASAA News and Current Information

Watch Speaker Videos from NASAA’s Capitol Hill Briefing on Arts and Rural Prosperity [caption id="attachment_9913" align="alignright" width="300"] Arts and Rural Prosperity Briefing speakers (top row, from left) Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Karen McCarthy from the…

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