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Arts Alert: Governor McMaster Vetoes Arts Funding

BREAKING NEWS TAKE ACTION NOW On June 12, Governor Henry McMaster issued 41 budgetary vetoes. Veto #24 eliminates $350,000 from the South Carolina Arts Commission. Veto #24 Message from the Governor: “This new line item in the budget gives private artists a permanent toehold in the state budget. A better use of these funds would […]

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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 […]

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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 […]