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Trump Proposed Killing The NEA. House Democrats Propose A Budget Increase

The bill funds the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Both would receive $167.5 million, an increase of $12.5 million from current spending. – The Hill
Tags: Art, Issues, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, 05.14.19, NEA House


NEH and NEA Set to Reopen as Grant Season Begins

The National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts will reopen Monday, as a crucial season for grantmaking begins in D.C.  “I want to underscore that since they are being taken off furlough, [employees] will receive all of their salary and benefits,” says NEH Chairman Jon Parrish Peede. Read more at Washington Post  
Tags: Art, News, Nea, Art News, Neh, Minipost, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Jon Parrish Peede Read


Termination or Continuation? Parsing the Uncertain Status of Federal Arts & Humanities Appropriations

While Congress and President Trump continue to kick the budgetary can down the road, federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities remains temporarily intact, with its future in doubt.
Tags: Art, Congress, Ajblogs, Trump, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, 10.03.18, Uncertain Status of Federal Arts amp


We Need Public Scholars. So The NEH Is Helping To Support Them

It turns out that many biographers and historians need to eat — and pay rent and buy clothes for their children. Such earthly demands push most scholars into academic jobs at colleges and universities, where they’re rewarded for producing arcane work that remains cloistered in the hallowed halls of academe.The National Endowment for the Humanities is determined to break down those walls. Since 2015, the NEH has been funding the Public Scholar program, an annual series of grants designed to promo...
Tags: Art, Words, Neh, National Endowment for the Humanities, 08.07.18


House Votes Down Proposal to Cut Funding for NEA

The House of Representatives has voted down a proposal to cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities by 15%, Variety reports. “One of the largest vote margins in support of the NEA and NEH ever, this bipartisan showing and resounding vote is a testament to the good work of the […]
Tags: Art, News, House, House Of Representatives, Nea, Art News, Neh, Minipost, Variety, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts


Congress Increases Budget for N.E.H. and N.E.A. Despite Trump’s Agenda

Congress has rejected Donald Trump’s priorities towards cutting arts funding, increasing the budget for this year by about $3 million for both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. “With this funding, N.E.H. will be able to aggressively support essential cultural infrastructure projects across the country,” says Jon Parrish […]
Tags: Art, News, Congress, Donald Trump, Art News, Minipost, Trump, National Endowment, National Endowment for the Humanities, Congress Increases Budget for N E H, Jon Parrish


Robert Caro Teams With Carnegie Hall For A Festival Examining The 1960s

We associate the ’60s with the counterculture and protests against government. But that was also when the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, so often under attack in recent years, were established.
Tags: Art, Music, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Robert Caro, 01.12.18


Top Posts From AJBlogs 05.23.17

Doomsday Scenario: President Trump’s Bludgeoned Budgets for NEA, NEH, IMLS William “Bro” Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and an Obama appointee, clearly knew what was coming when he precipitously resigned his position yesterday, effective today. Short notice, Bro! ... read more AJBlog: CultureGrrl Published 2017-05-23 The hole story Georg Büchner died in 1837 with his masterpiece unfinished – a masterpiece because it’s unfinished, perhaps. The text of Woyzeck is inco...
Tags: Art, Obama, Ajblogs, Trump, Adams, Bro, National Endowment for the Humanities, Hackney Wick, Georg Büchner, 05.23.17, William `` Bro, Yard Theatre


NEH Chairman Resigns

"William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will be stepping down effective Tuesday, the endowment announced, ending a three-year tenure. Mr. Adams cited 'personal reasons,' as well as the Trump administration's decision to appoint a new liaison to the endowment."
Tags: Art, Issues, Neh, Trump, Adams, National Endowment for the Humanities, William D Adams, 05.22.17


A Red State’s Arts Blues

South Dakota, which voted decisively for Donald J. Trump, is also a prime recipient of grants from the arts agencies the president wants to eliminate.
Tags: Art, Music, News, South Dakota, Native Americans, Theater, Donald J Trump, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Red State, Public Broadcasting, Endowments, Hamlet (Play


Could Programs For The Military And Veterans Help Save The NEA And NEH?

"All one has to do is review the extent to which President Trump spoke of veterans issues while on the stump to understand the potency of an issue like whether the nation provides adequate care for its servicemen and women. Now, with the fate of the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities in the hands of the Republican lawmakers controlling Congress, supporters of the endowments say mentioning the work they do with the military and veterans is important when ...
Tags: Art, Congress, Republican, Issues, Nea, Trump, National Endowment, National Endowment for the Humanities, 03.27.17




Neil deGrasse Tyson: Trump's anti-science budget will make America stupid again

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget eviscerates government funding for basic scientific research and development, taking a sledge hammer to education, health and environmental protection. In a series of Tweets posted on Sunday, astrophysicist and TV host Neil deGrasse Tyson indirectly took on Trump's budget, writing that making America great won't happen until we make America smart again by increasing government funding, not by ignoring the scientific consensus on man-made global warming a...
Tags: Transportation, Design, Labor, Washington, America, Nasa, Commerce, Agriculture, Neil Degrasse Tyson, State Department, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Trump, Interior, Chesapeake Bay, National Endowment


VIDEO: Watch the National Endowment for the Arts Accept Their 2016 Tony Award

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday morning, as many have feared, the the Trump administration's budget plans will indeed eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities- the first time this has been proposed since their creation in 1965.Just how many NEA-funded productions have made it to the Tony Awards Take a look back at the agency's 2016 Tony acceptance speech to find out [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Trump, Tony, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Stage Tube


Why Cutting The NEH, NIH, Research, Is Stupid

"Half a century ago the National Endowment for the Humanities was established on the assumption that world leadership could not solely be based on superior power, wealth, and technology, but must also be premised upon worldwide respect for our country’s qualities as a leader in the realm of ideas and of the spirit. Like its scientific counterparts (the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health), the NEH was established as a depoliticized research institution. Decisions ...
Tags: Art, Issues, National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, 03.17.17, NEH NIH Research Is Stupid, National Institutes of Health the NEH


Playwright Tony Kushner Speaks Out Against Elimination of the NEA

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday morning, as many have feared, the the Trump administration's budget plans will indeed eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities- the first time this has been proposed since their creation in 1965. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Nea, Trump, Tony Kushner, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, BWW News Desk


NEA Releases Statement Following News of Elimination- 'We Are Disappointed'

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this morning, as many have feared, the the Trump administration's budget plans will indeed eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities- the first time this has been proposed since their creation in 1965. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Nea, Trump, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, BWW News Desk


A Digital Archive of Modernist Magazines (1890 to 1922): Browse the Literary Magazines Where Modernism Began

The story of literary modernism in the English-speaking world is most often told through a small collection of Great Works of Art. These poems and novels appeared suddenly after the shock and carnage of World War I, as Europeans and Americans faced the psychological aftermath of mechanized modern combat and its senseless capacity for mass destruction. surveyed the wreckage of European culture and tradition, James Joyce’s Ulysses showed us history as a “nightmare” from which its protagonist i...
Tags: Google, Art, New York, College, Brown University, Literature, Naacp, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Facebook Twitter, Jacob, Ulysses, Josh Jones, Ezra Pound, Eliot, National Endowment for the Humanities


Lincoln Center Snapshot: Bing, Bernstein, and Balanchine Fifty Years Later

    By Joseph Horowitz Fifty years ago an instantly iconic photograph was taken of Rudolf Bing, general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, Leonard Bernstein, music director of the New York Philharmonic, and George Balanchine, artistic director of New York City Ballet. They are posed in front of Lincoln Center’s Philharmonic Hall. The Met is about to inaugurate its new home, completing the move to Lincoln Center of the three main institutional constituents. Bing stands alongside a poster brandis...
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Why Isn't The White House Petition To Save The NEA Collecting Signatures?

"The petition, entitled 'Preserve the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities' has received hundreds of tweets from proud signees but the official count (at the time of writing) reads: '27 signed'."
Tags: Art, Issues, Nea, National Endowment for the Humanities


Trump Administration Pushing to Cut Funding to NEA

The Trump administration has announced plans to cut the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, part of its plan to decrease government spending.  “The Trump Administration needs to reform and cut spending dramatically, and targeting waste like the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities would […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Trump, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts


Lines and Colors is on strike today, January 20, 2017

There will be no new posts today on Lines and Colors about art or artists, no lovely images of art to inspire or amuse you. This is perhaps a portent of things to come, but today it’s just a protest. Lines and Colors is on strike today in support of the J20 Art Strike, calling for arts organizations and institutions to not do business as usual as a symbolic act of resistance to the looming shift in government power, and the potentially disastrous effect it will have on the arts, humanities and ...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Comics, US, Illustration, Gallery And Museum Art, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Corporation for Public Broadcasting



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