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Washington, DC — New survey findings from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) show gains in arts attendance totals, rates, and demographic groups plus sizeable growth in poetry-reading. Published today, U.S. Trends in Arts Attendance and Literary Reading: 2002-2017 is a...
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Washington, DC —Recognizing the importance of helping more readers gain access to works of world literature, the National Endowment for the Arts will award $325,000 in Literature Translation Fellowships to 25 translators to bring voices and stories from 17 countries to English-...
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Washington, DC —This September, the National Endowment for the Arts will host two free events to celebrate the recipients of our nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts, the NEA National Heritage Fellows. The awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 is an...


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When most people think about public art, they think of a mural on a wall or a building, or perhaps a large sculpture in a park. While murals and sculptures...


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