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‘Artifax’ is Protesting Budget Cuts to the NEA by Faxing Art to Congress

If there’s anything this past election has shown us, it’s that there is more than one way to protest. Those who disagree with budget cuts to the NEA have taken to the streets to hold marches. They’ve written to their state representatives. They’ve made countless phone calls to government officials. And yet, they still feel […]

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The Art World Fights on at SFMOMA

While the future of the National Endowment for the Arts may be in jeopardy, the exhibits it has helped fund continue to draw huge crowds at SFMOMA. Currently, the Matisse/Diebenkorn show is a particular favorite. High attendance numbers and individual donors may be the key to keeping exhibits like this one alive in a time […]

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Museum Directors Pen Letter of Support for NEA and NEH

Museum directors have been on edge ever since The Hill reported that Donald Trump was going to cut government funding of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). With the threat of abolishment looming in the air, most museum directors have remained silent on the issue… until […]

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President Obama supports the arts

Obama Supports the Arts

On Monday, January 21st, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term as United States President. His speech brought hope to many, and it was clear from his words that his next term will focus in large part on issues of equality. But one thing that didn’t make it into President Obama’s speech […]

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