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President’s Full Budget Eliminates NEA

On May 23, President Trump released his full FY2018 Budget Plan. In March, the Administration released their “skinny budget”, laying out overall agency goals and budgetary priorities. In the “skinny budget”, the President called for the elimination of the NEA, among other cultural agencies. President Trump continued that call in his full budget plan released […]


Creative Pillars Announced

“Creative Pillars” Forums Held Across the State “What are some of the pillars needed in a community for a creative professional to have a high quality of life?” That’s the question the South Carolina Arts Alliance is asking as it hosts two forums across the state this summer. The Creative Pillars forums will be held […]


Congress Set to Increase Arts Funding in FY2017

NEA Sees $2 Million Boost Late last night (April 30 > May 1), Congress reached a bipartisan budget deal to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. This comes after a one-week stop-gap measure was passed on April 28, giving Congress a few extra days to work out a more comprehensive deal. The National […]