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Notable Quotable

Read our complete interview with comedian and podcaster Marc Maron here .
NEA Chairman Jane Chu recently attended the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), where she spoke about the importance of expanding arts audiences. The above quote is excerpted from her remarks at AAMD.
Playwright Katori Hall shares her definition of failure.
NEA Chair Jane Chu on art in our everydaylives.
Award-winning actor Judith Light on how her perspective on the role of the artist has changed over time.
Read our complete interview with NEA Translation Fellow--a poet, literary translator, and mathematician-- here . Search "Notable Quotable" in the Categories drop-down menu for more quotes to ponder.
Marcus Gardley answers the question: Why do we need art?
Artists reflect on the meaning of "inspiration."
Read the complete interview with Toni Morrison here .
The arts have always been crucial to the American vision of liberty and democracy. Presidents past and present have emphasized the arts as a cornerstone of our national identity, allowing creativity and innovation to carry over into every aspect of our lives. As we gear up for Presidents' Day,...