China, Trump, AI: oh my! We’ll remember 2016 with a sigh.
Plus new regulations in China, equity crowdfunding and impact investing for the masses, and a facelift for Philly libraries.
Apple, Disney get the boot as the world’s most populous nation hardens its resistance to Western influences.
Canada doubles down on the arts while China takes a giant step backward for free expression.
First, a shuttered electrical plant. Now, an abandoned airport. Next, the world?
Reshaping how people listen to music, buy tickets and find fans.
Looking beyond our borders shows how other countries handle limited budgets, growing or diminished international stature, and the desire to be competitive.
FEDERAL Jane Chu is inching towards nomination as the next NEA Chair, as the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted to approve her candidacy with “no controversy.” Over the past few years, Republicans appear to be content to let the NEA languish in level-funding purgatory rather than continue to whip up theRead More
A heat map of museum activity in Asia would show the whole region aglow. At first glance, if you’ve been getting your story from mainstream American media, you might think Asian institutions are becoming just like us, or beating us at our own game: the National Museum of Cambodia recently put its collection online thanksRead More
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT In a major victory for New York’s arts education advocates, Mayor Bloomberg signed a bill requiring the city’s department of education to report on the availability and accessibility of arts education in each of its schools. This annual report will make public the degree to which schools meet current instructional requirementsRead More