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Art Advocacy Day 2017 Roundup from Americans for the Arts

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This was a record-breaking year for our 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day. Over 700 advocates (new record), including 88 National Partners, came to Washington, DC from all over the country to speak out for the arts on March 20-21.

Here are some further highlights on Arts Advocacy Day and further congressional news.

Arts Advocacy Day 2017 Highlights:

Arts Advocacy Day attendees had over 400 face-to-face meetings with Congressional leaders and their staff on Capitol Hill.

Ben Vereen, Brian Stokes Mitchell, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and Gabrielle Ruiz at the Congressional Arts Kick Off

One of the key items we ask of Members of Congress is to sign the annual letter in support of federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. Because of advocates like you, the U.S. House of Representatives letter led by the Congressional Arts Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) and Louise

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Art Festival Newsletter 2011 Artist Survey Report

We just received this report from The Art Festival Newsletter with results of their 2011 national artist survey on art festival participation. We recommend this report and its trend analysis for artists and art administrators/event planners as well as art educators and parents.

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