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Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts will bring communities across the country together over the next year to read, celebrate, and connect over great works of literature. Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced 79 NEA Big Read grants totaling more than...
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Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director of Dance. Sara C. Nash will join the NEA in August 2018, bringing more than 16 years of national and international experience in the dance field as a funder, producer, and...
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Washington, DC —For the ninth year, the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families announce that museums nationwide have signed on for Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military personnel this summer—Memorial Day...

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By Chairman Jane Chu There has not been a standard roadmap to follow when it comes to making a living in the arts. For women, it has been more difficult—for...

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