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Americans for the Arts Ads on Capitol Hill: The NEA Supports America

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.

Ben Folds Posts Plea for NEA on Facebook

The acclaimed singer/songwriter argues the importance of the NEA from the perspective of a small businessperson.

Robert Redford: “The NEA Must Survive – And Thrive”

The Hollywood icon makes the case for the National Endowment for the Arts, now under threat of elimination by the Trump Administration.

Record Numbers Gather for Arts Advocacy Day 2017

Over 700 arts advocates gathered in Washington DC for Arts Advocacy Day – a record-breaking crowd for the annual event.

Central Art’s Ann Ebert at SOSA March 27 Meeting


The Southern Oregon Society of Artists March 27 Meeting will be at the Medford Public Library at 6:30 pm.  We are excited to have Central Art owner Anne Ebert and employees Laura Strazdas and Adam Bunch for our March program again this year. The fact that they have been in business here in Medford for the past thirty-six years is a testament to their importance to local artists. There will be a demo on the use of colored pencil which has recently come into favor.  New products will be shown and there will be time to chat with them regarding all the various products.  The world is quickly changing, and the new products for artists are changing, too.  New Toys for Artists!! Come find out about it.

For more information call BJ at 541 414-4993 or Judy Grillo at 661-609-5837

Trump to Eliminate NEA

The White House released its proposed budget to Congress today, officially recommending full termination of funding of both the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for FY2018.

Making Your Case To #SaveTheNEA

Resources and tools to help you be the best arts advocate possible.

USA Today: 10 Great Cultural Works That Wouldn’t Have Happened Without The NEA

The Color Purple, Rent, and Sesame Street are just some of the cultural treasures for which we can thank the National Endowment of the Arts.

Trump Recommends Eliminating Major Federal Cultural Agencies

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) would all be terminated under the current White House budget proposal.

Central Art's 36th Anniversary Sale now through March 31st, 2017

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