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Mar 2016

Every year arts advocates from around the country convene, organized by Americans for the Arts, to advocate for increased federal arts funding. Each state submits a reports summarizing arts policy conditions. Here is the report submitted for D.C., written by Robert Bettmann. State of the State Arts Report March 2016 Washington, D.C. is experiencing several…

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Feb 2016

The DC Council has released the FY 16 Oversight, FY 17 Budget hearing schedule. These hearings are a great opportunity to turn up in support of the arts. In past years hearing dates have shifted for various reasons, but the preliminary hearing dates are: Oversight Hearing DC Commission on the Arts (looking back at last…

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Mar 2015

The Americans for the Arts recently released their new state by state analysis, showing that in the District of Columbia 2,466 Arts-Related businesses employ 22,952 people. This Creative Industries: Business & Employment in the Arts report provides a research-based approach to understanding the scope and economic importance of the arts in District of Columbia. The…

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Mar 2015

Are you taking the next steps in your professional career, and interested in learning more about how to represent the field as an arts advocate? APPLY TO BE AN EMERGING ARTS LEADER AT ARTS ADVOCACY DAY Selected emerging arts leaders will receive a free “gold” badge to attend all events, including the plenary sessions, and…

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