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Listen to the Brownstein Podcast Episode on Arts Advocacy Day

Brownstein advisor and former Sen. Mark Begich sits down with artists Rita Moreno, Ben Folds and Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with Bob Lynch from Americans for the Arts, to discuss the connection between arts and the economy and the importance of inspiring arts advocacy in the nation’s youth.

Latest Data Shows Increase to U.S. Economy from Arts and Cultural Sector

The arts and cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion or 4.3 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. This represents an increase of .1 percent from 2015 when economists reported that the sector added 4.2 percent or $763.6 billion to the U.S. economy. The 4.3 percent contribution for 2016 is part of the latest report of the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA), produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts.

President’s FY20 Budget Calls for Termination of Cultural Agencies Again

For a third-straight year, the Trump administration has proposed to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB). Here’s how you can take actionable steps to save these cultural agencies from termination.

Robert L. Lynch Releases Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Following the release of the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2020 budget, Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch releases a statement.

Robert L. Lynch Releases Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Following the release of the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2020 budget, Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch releases a statement.

32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture

Watch the Americans for the Arts 2019 Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy, featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Tony-Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell.

32nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture

Watch the Americans for the Arts 2019 Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy, featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Tony-Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell.

Watch the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy from the National Arts Action Summit

The Nancy Hanks Lecture from the National Arts Action Summit featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Brian “Stokes” Mitchell and Robert L. Lynch is now available to watch in full.

Watch the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy from the National Arts Action Summit

The Nancy Hanks Lecture from the National Arts Action Summit featuring Rita Moreno, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Brian “Stokes” Mitchell and Robert L. Lynch is now available to watch in full.

Ben Folds Becomes a Board Member of the Arts Action Fund

Talented musician and songwriter, Ben Folds, joins arts advocates from across the nation for Arts Advocacy Day and becomes a member of the Arts Action Fund Board. Listen to his conversation on arts advocacy with the Brownstein Podcast Series.