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Cast Your Vote by March 18th!

We are asking the Arts Action Fund members to cast their vote on policies they wish to support. The outcome of this vote will direct the priorities, time, and resources of the Arts Action Fund for the next 12 months on the issues that matter most to you. The following three policies are being recommended to Arts Action Fund members for final adoption.

Cast Your Vote by March 17th!

We are asking the Arts Action Fund members to cast their vote on policies they wish to support. The outcome of this vote will direct the priorities, time, and resources of the Arts Action Fund for the next 12 months on the issues that matter most to you. The following three policies are being recommended to Arts Action Fund members for final adoption.

Music In Our Schools Month is in March!

Music In Our Schools Month in March highlights the importance of a comprehensive music education in schools.

President Obama Apologizes for Glib Remarks about Arts History

President Obama issues a personal, hand-written apology for the off-the-cuff remarks that he made on January 30th.

Tell President Obama that the Arts = Jobs, Too!

Did you see what President Obama said about art history degrees?

New Jersey is first state in the country to require arts education

These new requirements for the annual reports signify and reaffirm New Jersey’s recognition of the value of the arts.

Bob Lynch Honored with an Award for Outstanding Advocacy

Bob Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts received an award this month for outstanding advocacy work within the arts field.

Arts Victory in Congress!

Victory – the voices of arts advocates were heard on Capitol Hill!

Arts Victory in Congress!

Victory – the voices of arts advocates were heard on Capitol Hill!

NEA in the economic impact game: $504 billion industry

Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy.