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11.08.13 Kyle Petreycik

The United States Mint has partnered up with the National Endowment for the Arts, announcing an open call for artists to update many of the designs featured on various US coins and medals. This one-year contract-based employment opportunity is open to any U.S. citizen working in the arts with the option to extend it for up to five years. The Mint expects to select […]

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07.24.13 Kyle Petreycik

Earlier today, the U.S House of Representatives Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved its initial FY 2014 funding legislation which includes a proposed cut of approximately $71 million to the National Endowment for the Arts. An arts budget decrease of this magnitude could effectively bring down the funding of the NEA to a mere $75 million, the lowest since […]

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09.23.12 Bucky Turco

Today, Los Angeles-based aerosol artist SABER launched an “aerial graffiti” campaign above New York City against presidential candidate Mitt Romney who pledged to eliminate government subsidies for the National Endowment for the Arts and other cultural programs should he be elected. Dubbed #DefendtheArts, SABER hired five skywriting planes — a medium he has successfully used […]

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05.13.11 Marina Galperina

At the budget appropriation hearing this week, Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) “questioned” the National Endowment for the Arts for supporting the San Francisco Mime Troupe and an international accordion festival. […]

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