NEA Arts Magazine

The Arts and The Hill

Representative Silvestre Reyes

U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes (Texas-16th District) helped to kick off El Paso’s Big Read celebration of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 as a featured reader during the opening event in March 2008. Photo by Becky Gutierrez.


Young woman poses with an older man and woman

U.S. Representative Norman Dicks (Washington-6th District) with 2007 Washington State Poetry Out Loud champion Olivia Seward (center) and Washington State Arts Commission Executive Director Kris Tucker (right) at the NEA Congressional budget hearing on April 1, 2008. Photo by Kathy Plowitz-Worden.