National Endowment for the Arts

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Trump wants to axe the NEA. Yes, again.

The administration points to private fundraising like crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter as a better way to support the arts

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NEA and other arts agencies given funding boost by Congress

After pushing to eliminate the agencies, US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed a spending bill that assures their survival for 2018

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Museums have a duty to be political

Activist curators and directors can make truly democratic spaces, but they need brave boards to support them

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Trump wants to axe NEA and other culture agencies—again

The president’s 2019 budget includes a similar proposal to last year’s failed plan to defund America’s arts bodies