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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation will welcome high school students from across the country to Washington, DC, April 30-May 1, 2019 to compete in the national finals of Poetry Out Loud and the chance to win a grand prize of $20,000...
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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will host the public session of the 196th National Council on the Arts meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Capitol Hill at the Russell Senate Office Building, Room SR-485. The National...
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Washington, DC —The arts and cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion or 4.3 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. This represents an increase of .1 percent from 2015 when economists reported that the sector added 4.2 percent or $763.6 billion to the U...