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Washington DC —In its ongoing support of rural communities, the National Endowment for the Arts announces the 2019 communities taking part in its national initiative, the Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ (CIRD). New this year, the Arts Endowment is expanding CIRD’s offerings...
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Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts will join the Library of Congress in celebrating books and reading at the 2019 National Book Festival on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. With support from the Arts...
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Washington, DC —This September, two free events will celebrate the 2019 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows—recipients of our nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 is an opportunity to...

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At the National Endowment for the Arts, we believe the arts have a unique ability to heal. Our investments reflect this belief: Over the past decade, the Arts Endowment has...

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