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President Obama talks about the influence of art and words

Standing in the East Room of the White House, President Obama spoke ardently of the role of artists and writers in building the values of the country, and adding to his own identity. "There are people here whose books or...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 2, 2011; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Jazz, National Endowment for the Arts, national endowment for the humanities  | Tags:  Arnold Rampersad, Bernard Bailyn, Daniel Aaron, Donald Hall, Gordon Wood, James Taylor, Joyce Carol Oates, Mark di Suvero, National Humanities Medal, National Medal of Arts, Philip Roth, President Obama, Quincy JOnes, Robert Brustein, Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, Sonny Rollins, Stanley Nider Katz, Van Cliburn  
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White House names Medal of Arts and Humanities honorees

From left, actress Meryl Streep, musician Sonny Rollins and author Philip Roth. (Getty) The White House has selected a high-powered list for the 2010 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medals. The honorees, announced Tuesday, include Meryl Streep,...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | March 1, 2011; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, National Endowment for the Arts, national endowment for the humanities  | Tags:  National Humanities Medals, National Medal of Arts  
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NEA reports new habits lead to broader participation in the arts

Expanding the boundaries of how and where people enjoy the arts, a new survey from the National Endowment for the Arts concludes that nearly 75 percent of Americans participate in the arts.The federal arts agency, catching up with the delivery...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 24, 2011; 12:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, National Endowment for the Arts  | Tags:  National Endowment for the Arts, arts participation, electronic delivery of the arts  
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NEA proposes a new American Artists of the Year award

Yacub Addy, Ghanian drum master and 2010 NEA National Heritage Fellow. The National Endowment for the Arts has proposed eliminating separate categories for its prestigous individual awards and rolling the honors into one category called NEA American Artists of...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 18, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, National Endowment for the Arts  | Tags:  Jazz Masters Fellowships, NEA American Artists of the Year, National Endowment for the Arts, National Heritage Fellowships, Opera Honors  
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President's budget reduces almost all cultural funding

For the proposed federal budget for fiscal 2012, released Monday, almost all of the agencies and museums that receive government dollars saw their checkbooks trimmed. The budget sent to Capitol Hill by the administration is a starting point for discussions...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 14, 2011; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Kennedy Center, Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian, national endowment for the humanities  | Tags:  Arts Budget, National Endowment for the Arts, National Gallery of Art, smithsonian Institution  
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President suggests reductions for almost all cultural funding

In the administration's fiscal 2012 budget request, released Monday, the National Endowment for the Arts was penciled in for $146.2 million. That number, which now has to be debated by Congress, represents a 13 percent reduction from the fiscal 2010...

By Jacqueline Trescott  | February 14, 2011; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Jacqueline Trescott, Museums, National Endowment for the Arts, Smithsonian  | Tags:  National Endowment for the Arts, Smithsonian Institution  
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