The following endnotes accompany our feature article, “Who Will Be the Next Arts Revolutionary?” published on March 7, 2016: Graphic: The Boom in U.S. Nonprofits / The U.S. Arts Nonprofit Growth Spurt Reliable longitudinal data on the size of the nonprofit arts sector is difficult to come by for this period. In his 1984Read More
The main purpose of the NEA’s newest report is to better understand the motivations for participation in the arts and the barriers faced by people who want to participate but choose not to.
A recent report from the National Endowment for the Arts looks at motivations for and barriers to arts attendance.
The cyberattack on Sony caused an international incident with North Korea. But the hack exposed more than just a controversial movie.
We always knew that art had the power to inspire wonder, hope, greed, fear and anger. Now, we can add bankruptcy negotiations and terrorist threats to the list.
Policymakers approve budgets for the NEA and NEH and consider a number of changes to rules governing charitable donations, while the IRS makes it easier for small organizations to secure nonprofit status.
Jane Chu and William Adams take the helms of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, respectively, while state and local arts budgets around the country finally show signs of (gasp!) growth.
Both the NEA and the NEH have new official leaders this month: Jane Chu, head of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri, will be the 11th chair of the NEA; William “Bro” Adams, formerly president of Colby College, will be the 10th chair of the NEH. Respected internal acting chairsRead More
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
ART AND THE GOVERNMENT The IRS has proposed a new Form 1023-EZ, which would allow some smaller organizations to apply for tax-exempt status with much less hassle. The National Association of State Charity Officials has objected out of a belief that completing the longer form is an important educational experience and a fear that applicationsRead More