Americans for the Arts News - 2017
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As the Trump administration and Congress begin to work on tax reform, Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the importance of preserving tax deduction incentives for charitable giving to all nonprofit charities in the United States.
As founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative and an acclaimed public interest lawyer, Bryan Stevenson has dedicated his career to fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination. In addition to his work in the courtroom, Stevenson is helping shepherd powerful works of public art like the Memorial to Peace and Justice, which will feature the names of more than 4,000 victims of lynching.
Rosenquist is remembered not only for his stellar accomplishments as an artist, but also for his tireless advocacy on behalf of the arts and artists.
This commentary from the Vermont Digger is by John R. Killacky, the executive director of Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. This is his testimony in a panel presentation at Vermont Nonprofit Legislative Day on March 23.
The National Summit convened in Tampa, Florida, for the first time, bringing together military and civilian leaders in sessions and dialogue to define the blueprint for collective arts and military action through 2020.
To kick off National Arts Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 21, Americans for the Arts sent a message in three frequently read newspapers to legislators and staffers on Capitol Hill about the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Nonprofit organization Americans for the Arts, the pre-eminent national advocate for the arts and arts education and leader of the fight to #SAVEtheNEA, will receive all net proceeds from the sale of the single.
On the eve of National Arts Advocacy Day in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Darren Walker inspired arts advocates with unique perspectives on the absolute need to maintain a federal investment in the arts. As the head of the second largest foundation in the nation, he also put to rest the notion that private sector funding can make up for cuts in federal funding or even serve the same role government plays in supporting the arts in America.
iPic Entertainment, manager of movie theaters, restaurants, bars, and bowling alleys that exist to make a difference in people’s lives by delivering innovative hospitality and memorable experiences, has infused visual art (installations and gallery-style hangings) into the customer experience.
Americans for the Arts releases a statement about the importance of artists and creative workers being able to acquire and maintain affordable healthcare insurance at a time when Congress is working to “repeal and replace” portions of ACA.